Intercity express from Hyderabad to Vijayawada Launched

intercityRailways Minister Suresh Prabhu and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu flagged off the new Vijayawada-Secunderabad intercity superfast express in Vijayawada Railway station.

Naidu said the rail journey between Vijayawada and Hyderabad should be reduced to three or three-and-half hours instead of the existing five to six hours.Mr Naidu also suggested that railway stations should be developed on the lines of air ports.

The new intercity express would depart at Secunderabad at 1730 hrs with effect from June 21 and arrive in Vijayawada at 1100 hrs. The trains will run via Guntur, Nadikudi and Nalgonda.