638 summer special trains !!

South Central Railway (SCR) announced 638 Summer Special trains to clear additional rush of passengers during the summer season from April to June, 2012. In a release, the SCR here said today the special trains included 52 services between Hyderabad-Viskhapatnam, 18 services between Nizamabad-Visakhapatnam, 100 services between Hyderabad-Kolhapur, 26 services between Hyderabad-Ajmer, 26 services between Hyderabad-Ferozpur, 26 services between Secunderabad-Porbhander, 26 services between Secunderabad-Jaipur, 182 services between Secunderabad-Manchiryal, and 182 services between Adilabad-Nanded. In addition, 46 special trains run by other Zonal Railways and passing through SCR System will also be adding to the efforts to clear extra summer rush. The passing through trains include Howrah-Chennai Weekly Summer Special (14 services), Viskhapatnam-Sainagar Shirdi weekly summer special (18 Services) and Santragachi-Kochuveli weekly summer special train (14 Services). Apart from the special trains, South Central Railway is regularly monitoring the waitlist position of various express trains on a day-to-day basis and attaching more than 40 extra coaches daily to popular trains where the waitlist is high. During the period 1st April to 23rd April, 2012, 960 number of extra coaches were attached clearing 55230 waitlisted passengers, the release added.