No. 2018/05Mumbai, 11th May 2018
HON'BLE LOKSABHA SPEAKER SMT SUMITRA MAHAJAN
TO FLAG OFF INDORE – PURIWEEKLYHUMSAFAR EXPRESS
Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce New Weekly Humsafar Express train between Indore and Puri for the benefit of passengers.This train will be flagged off by Smt Sumitra Mahajan-Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha in a function to be held at Indore station on 12th May 2018.
According to a Press Release issued by Shri Ravinder Bhakar-Chief Public Relations Officer, Western Railway, Train No 09317 Indore - Puri Humsafar Express Special will run as an inaugural run on Saturday, 12th May 2018 at 18.15 hrs from Indore station and will reach Puri on Monday, 14th May, 2018 at 01.55 hrs. Similarly, in the return direction Train No 09318 Puri – Indore Humsafar Special will leave from Puri at 08.15 hrs on Monday, 14thMay 2018 to arrive Indore at 17.35 hrs the next day.
In its regular run, Train No.19317 Indore - Puri Humsafar Express will depart from Indore every Tuesday at 12.40 hrs to reach Puri at 19.55 hrs the next day. Similarly in the return direction, Train No. 19318 Puri – Indore Humsafar Express will depart from Puri every Wednesday at 23.55 hrs to reach Indore at 11.25 hrs on every Friday. Regular run for the above trains will be from ex Indore 22/05/2018 and ex Puri 23/05/2018.
This train will have 3 tier AC coaches. The train will halt at Dewas, Bhopal, Itarsi, Nagpur, Rajnandgaon, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Jharsuguda Rd, Sambalpur City, Angul, Bhubaneswar and Khurda Rd stations in both directions.
Booking for Train No. 09317 Indore-Puri Humsafar Weekly Express Special will be opened with immediate effect and for Train No 19317Indore-Puri Humsafar Weekly Express will be opened from 14thMay 2018at all Passenger Reservation Centres and IRCTC website.