Agartala – Bangalore Humsafar Express via Badarpur will now arrive at world class Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal
N. F. Railway has decided to implement a changeover in arrival/departure stoppage of three pairs of trains running from Northeast to Bengaluru. The change of arrival/departure terminal will be effected at South Western Railway (SWR) so as to facilitate the passengers with better customer amenities as per international standards.
Train No. 12510 (Guwahati-Bangalore Cantonment Express) & Train No. 12509 (Bangalore Cantonment – Guwahati Express) will be changed from its present operating terminal of Bangalore Cantonment (BNC) to Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal (SMVB). Train No. 12510 will arrive at Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at 9:45 hrs., keeping the departure time unchanged from Guwahati. Train No. 12509 will depart from Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at 23:40 hrs. for its journey to Guwahati. The change will be effected from 14-08-2022 & 17-08-2022 respectively.
Train No. 12552 (Kamakhya-Yesvantpur Express) will arrive at SMVB at 17:15 hrs rather than Yesvantpur station (YPR) on its designated days of run & Train No. 12551 (Yesvantpur –Kamakhya Express) will depart from Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at 8:50 hrs. rather from Yesvantpur at its designated days of run, to commence its journey for Kamakhya. The change of operating terminals for the trains will effect from 10-08-2022 & 13-08-2022 respectively.
Train No. 12504 (Agartala-Bangalore Cant. Humsafar Express) will arrive at SMVB at 20:15 hrs. rather than at Bangalore Cantonment on its designated days of run. Similarly, train No. 12503 (Bangalore Cantonment – Agartala Humsafar Express) will depart from Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at 10:15 hrs. to commence its journey to Agartala during its designated days of run. The terminal changeover of these trains will effect from 13-08-2022 & 16-08 2022 respectively.
Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal (SMVB) at Bengaluru, located in the state of Karnataka, is the first airport-like train station with world class amenities and centralised air-conditioning system started its operation from 06-06-2022. Formally inaugurated by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is the first of its kind of Greenfield project where Indian Railways constructed a world-class terminal.