As announced in last Railway Budget and with an aim to provide more passengers comfort to the commuters, Railways have decided to introduce a new weekly express between Shalimar and Secunderabad w.e.f. 24thFebruary 2012 from Shalimar& w.e.f. 26th Feb’2012from Secunderabad.
22849 Shalimar-Secunderabad weekly Express will leave Shalimar on every Friday at 12.20hrs and will arrive at Secunderabad at 15.00hrs on the next day. In the return direction, 22850 Secunderabad-Shalimar weekly Express will leave Secunderabad on every Sundayat 5.30hrs and will arrive at Shalimar at 09.20hrs on the next day.
This train has one AC-2 tier, 02 AC-3 tiers, 07 Sleeper Classes, 06 General Second Class Coaches and 02 Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition having stoppage at Kharagpur, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Sompeta, Palasa, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada between Shalimar & Secunderabad.