CONVERSION OF SHRI GANGANAGAR - TIRUCHCHIRAPALLI - SHRI GANGANAGAR HAMSAFAR EXPRESS IN TO HAMSAFAR SUPERFAST EXPRESS

Railway has decided to convert Train No. 14715/14716, Shri Ganganagar - Tiruchchirapalli -  Shri Ganganagar Hamsafar Express in to weekly Hamsafar Superfast Express with change in Train Number as 22497/22498.There is no change in existing stoppages and train composition.The converted service commences with effect from 08nd August, 2017 from Shri Ganganagar end and from 11th August, 2017 from Tiruchchirapalli end.

                                       Accordingly, Train No. 22497 Shri Ganganagar - Tiruchchirapalli weekly Hamsafar Superfast Express departs Shri Ganganagar at 00:55 Hrs. on Tuesday and arrives Tiruchchirapalli at 11:20 hrs. on Thrusday.Enroute the train on Wednesday arrives/ departs Belagavi at 16:25/16:27 Hrs., arrives/ departs Dharwad at 19:06/19:08 Hrs., arrives/ departs Hubballi Jn. at 19:30/19:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Harihar at 21:28/21:30 Hrs., arrives/ departs Davangere at 21:43/21:45 Hrs., arrives/ departs Birur Jn. at 23:28/23:30 Hrs., and on Thrusday arrives/ departs Arsikere Jn.at 00:30/00:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Tumakuru at 02:13/02:15 Hrs., arrives/ departs Banasavadiat 03:23/03:25 Hrs., arrives/ departs Krishnarajapuram at 03:42/03:44 Hrs., arrives/ departs Bagarapetat 04:43/04:45 Hrs. The present running time of this Hamsafar Express is 61 Hours 05 Minutes. The running time will reduce by 2 Hours 50 Minutes after conversion of this train in to superfast.


In the return direction, Train No. 22498 Tiruchchirapalli - Shri Ganganagar weekly Hamsafar Superfast Express departs Tiruchchirapalli at 04:45 Hrs. on Friday and arrives Shri Ganganagar at 14:40 hrs. on Sunday. Enroute the train on Friday arrives/ departs Bagarapetat 10:28/10:30. Hrs., arrives/ departs Krishnarajapuram at 11:14/11:15 Hrs., arrives/ departs Banasavadiat 11:33/11:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Tumakuru at 13:08/13:10 Hrs., arrives/ departs Arsikere Jn.at 14:30/14:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Birur Jn. at 15:13/15:15 Hrs., arrives/ departs Davangere at 17:33/17:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Harihar at 17:48/17:50 Hrs., arrives/ departs Hubballi Jn. at 20:55/21:05 Hrs., arrives/ departs Dharwad at 21:38/21:40 Hrs., arrives/ departs Belagavi at 23:55/23:57 Hrs. The present running time of this Hamsafar Express is 63 Hours 45 Minutes. The running time will reduce by 5 Hours 50 Minutes after conversion of this train in to superfast.