Antyodaya Express to start regular run from March 4
According to Railways ministry, the regular and commercial run of weekly unreserved Antyodaya Express will start from Howrah on March 4.
Railways minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu had flagged off Ernakulam-Howrah first weekly Antyodaya Express from Ernakulam by remote control from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi on February 27.
The first ever Antyodaya Express have been designed with special features i.e. more comfortable journey, unreserved super fast service, cushioned luggage racks, LED light, dustbin in each cabin, water purifiers, fire extinguishers, anti-graffiti arrangements and modular toilets & bio-toilets.
22877 Howrah-Ernakulam Weekly Antyodaya Express will leave Howrah every Saturday at 5 pm arriving Ernakulam at 6 am on every Monday. In the return direction, 22878 Ernakulam-Howrah Weekly Antyodaya Express leaving Ernakulam every Tuesday at 12:25 am will arrive Howrah at 2:50 pm on every Wednesday.
The train consisting of 16 general second class coaches will have 22 stoppages between Howrah and Ernakulam.