Keeping in view the public demand, East Coast Railway decided to extend the special train services between Visakhapatnam-Jagdalpur to provide comfort journey to the travelling public as detailed below.
The train No. 08516 Visakhapatnam-Jagdalpur special express will leave Visakhapatnam daily at 06.45hrs from with effect from 01.03.2021 which will reach Jagdalpur on the same day at 16.25hrs.
In return direction the train No. 08515 Jagdalpur-Visakhapatnam special expresses will leave Jagdalpur daily at 09.55hrs with effect from 02.03.2021 which will reach Visakhapatnam on the same at 20.20hrs.
Stoppages: These pair of trains will have stoppages at Simhachalam, Kottavalasa, Srungavarapukota, Borraguhalu Araku, Koraput, Jeypore and Kotpar Road between Visakhapatnam and Jagdalpur
Composition: Vistadome Coach-1 (upto Araku), Sleeper Class Coach-1, Second Class reserved Coaches-8 & second Class (reserved) cum Luggage/Divyangjan coaches-2
Passengers are requested to strictly follow all the health protocol while undertaking journey in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic. Passengers are also requested to convey their accurate mobile number while purchasing a railway ticket to receive SMS alert in time if there is any update about train services viz. Train cancellation, change of timings etc.