To clear extra rush of passengers,during ensuing Durga Puja and Diwali Festivals,  it has been decided to run 13 pairs of Weekly Specials between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi during the period from 07/10/16 to 31/12/16.

The Special Train (08404) leaving Santragachi every Saturday at 19:10 hours will reach Puri at 04:00 hours, the next day. In the opposite direction, the Special Train (08403) will leave Puri every Friday at 21:25 hours arriving Santragachi at 06:45 hours, the next day.
The Special train consisting of 18 coaches (AC 2 Tier-1, AC 3 Tier -2, Sleeper Class-9, General Second Class-4 and Luggage Van-2) will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Khurda Road between Santragachi and Puri.