As announced in the Railway Budget 2012-13, South Western Railway has introduced Mysore-Sai Nagar Shirdi-Mysore Weekly Express via Bangalore, Dharmavaram, Bellary, Hospet, Gadag, Bijapur and Kurduvadi. This Train will pass through South Central Railway.
Train No.16217 Mysore-Sai Nagar ShirdiWeekly Express will depart Mysore at 05 30 hrs on Mondays and arrive Sai Nagar Shirdi at 1130hrs on Tuesdays. In the return direction Train No.16218Sai NagarShirdi-MysoreWeekly Express will depart Sai NagarShirdi at 2355 hrs on Tuesdays and arrive Mysore at 0655 hrs on Thursdays.
Enroute these Trains will stop at Mandya, Kengeri, Bangalore City, Bangalore Cant, Yelahanka, Hindupur, Dharmavaram, Anantapur, Guntakal, Bellary, Hospet, Koppal, Gadag, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Solapur, Kurduvadi, Daund, Ahmednagar, Belapur, Puntamba.
These Trains will have Two AC III Tier, Two AC II Tier, Twelve Sleeper class, Three General Second class and two Brake van coaches, totaling to twenty one coaches.