For the convenience of the rail passengers, Railways have decided to extend the run of train no. 12945/12946 Surat- Varanasi- Surat Tapti GangaExpress train (five days a week) upto “Chhapra” station from 20.7.2012 as per the following programme:
The 12945 Surat- Varanasi Tapti GangaExpress train will depart from Surat station on every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 09.35 a.m. to reach Chhapra railway station at 06.35 p.m. the next day. In the return direction, the 12946 Varanasi- Surat Tapti GangaExpress train will depart from Chhapra railway station on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 09.00 a.m. to reach Surat railway station at 06.50 p.m. the next day.
The 12945/12946 Surat- Varanasi- SuratTapti GangaExpress train will stop at Jaunpur, Shahganj, Azamgarh, Mau and Ballia stations enroute in both the directions on extended route from Varanasi to Chhapra.
With effect from 15.11.2012, the number of 12945/12946 Surat- Varanasi- Surat Tapti GangaExpress will be changed to 19045 when departing from Surat and 19046 when departing from Chhapra from 16.11.2012.