- The Special Train runs via Humnabad, Kalaburagi, Raichur to provide additional travel facility.
To provide additional travelling facility to the people travelling from the Marathwada region to the temple town Tirupati, Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce one weekly special train from Jalna to Tirupati and back. The first / inaugural trip of this train service will start on 30th October, 2022.
The special train runs via Humnabad, Kalaburagi, Wadi, Raichur, Guntakal stations which provide additional train facility to the rail passengers who wish to travel to pilgrim town Tirupati. Till now, there are weekly special trains that were being operated on four different days from Marathwada region to the temple town of Tirupati. However, with the growing number of pilgrim passengers, there has been a demand for introducing additional train service from the region. To facilitate easy, safe and convenient travel option for these passengers, a weekly special train with LHB coaches is being introduced from Jalna station of Marathwada region to Tirupati and back.
This train Connects the new destinations in Karnataka viz., Humnabad, Kalaburagi and Wadi with Marathwada region for the first time through direct train facility. There will also be ample time for the passengers to visit Lord Balaji Temple and return back by the same train. This is because the train reaches early hours of Monday at Tirupati and in return journey starts in the Tuesday evening again from Tirupati. The train consists of both AC and Non AC classes, suitable to all segments of the people. This weekly special train serves the needs of the public travelling on pilgrim, business and vacation purposes besides the people travelling to their home towns.
To enhance the comfort and provide modern amenities, the train has been inducted with new state-of-the-art LHB coaches, which will offer a new riding experience to the passengers. It provides safe, convenient and cost effective travel option to the people of this region. The train consists of both reserved and unreserved coaches so as to meet the demands of all segments of passengers.
Initially, 6 services of the special train i.e., 12 services in both directions have been announced which will be operated during the months of October, November and December. Accordingly, the regular timings of Train No. 07414 Jalna – Tirupati special train will start from Jalna on every Sunday at 11.50 hrs and reach Tirupati at 09.05 hrs on Monday. In the return direction, Train no. 07413 Tirupati - Jalna special will start from Tirupati on every Tuesday at 18.30 hrs and reach Jalna at 18.00 hrs on Wednesday. The inaugural service will start at 16:00 hrs on 30th October 2022.