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22203/Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad AC Duronto Express
విశాఖపట్నం - సికింద్రాబాద్ దురంతో ఎయిర్ కండిషన్డ్ ఎక్స్ ప్రెస్     विशाखपट्टणम - सिकंदराबाद वातानुकूलित दुरोंतो एक्सप्रेस

VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction --> SC/Secunderabad Junction

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Will run with LHB Coaches W. E. F 17/11/2019. Coach Composition of the LHB Rake is as follows :- EOG - 2 / AC 3 Tier - 11 / AC 2 Tier - 3 / AC First Class - 1.
Fri Nov 08, 2019 (07:36PM)
Inaugural Run
Sun Jul 08, 2012
Pantry/Catering
✕ Pantry Car
✕ On-board Catering
✓ E-Catering
Catering charges not included in fare
Updated: Nov 05 2019 (12:31) by azharsdd786^~
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No RSA, Has 1 dedicated rake. CDO - SC
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Aug 21 2018 (16:22) Poor amenities in Duronto Express put passengers to inconvenience (www.thehindu.com)
IR Affairs
SCR/South Central
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News Entry# 352165  Blog Entry# 3734891   
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Aug 21 2018 (16:22)
Train Tag: Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad AC Duronto Express/22203 added by a2z~/1674352
Poor amenities on running trains continue to put the passengers to inconvenience if the series of complaints lodged by them are any indication. “There is no water in the toilet and the wash basin near the entrance door of coach,” rued Y. Srihari Rao, treasurer of Duvvada Railway Users Association, who travelled in B-8 coach of Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Duronto Express on August 14.
After registration of the complaint on Twitter, the railways expressed regret and noted that the complaint was attended at Vijayawada Railway Station. But, Mr. Rao replied water was filled at Vijayawada and wash basin tap was changed, but water was not flowing through the taps in the toilet and wash basin.
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another passenger, tweeted: “Last week, I had travelled in this train. There were unusual vibrations and noise, when the train was running at full speed.” He requested the officials to travel in the train and replace the 20-year-old coaches with LHB before any mishap occurred.
Kiran, another passenger, tweeted: “Sir, we are travelling in Duronto from Visakhapatnam to Hyderabad. Rain water enters into all compartments and that too under the seats.” @VisakhapatnamJn tweeted: “water coming inside AC coaches which indicates that they are poorly maintained and old coaches of 22203/04 need immediate replacement with new coaches.”
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The failure in supplying bedrolls to passengers in 12739/40 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Garib Rath Express is causing hardship to passengers. Senior citizens and women are being made to wait in a queue for collection of bed rolls. Sometimes more than half of the narrow aisle is occupied by passengers waiting for bedrolls, blocking the passage to toilets.
Some even posted pictures on Twitter and sought that bedrolls be supplied to them at their berths as it is done in other trains.

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Aug 21 2018 (18:20)
kailasa chandra patnaik~   1094 blog posts
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The coaches of SC - VSKP -SC DURONTO EXP are aged between 25 to 30 years.They are of SBC NDLS SBC RAJDHANI EXPRESS.When new rakes were allocated to the SBC RAJDHANI ,One old rake was given to SCR to renovate and run as DURONTO EXP.Most of the coaches are 93/94 make.

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Aug 21 2018 (18:27)
kailasa chandra patnaik~   1094 blog posts
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The difference of fares between GARIB RATH EXP and DURONTO EXP justifies that it is wise to travel by GARIB RATH EXP.

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Aug 21 2018 (18:29)
DhnEcr
Sanz~   7539 blog posts
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Lhb coaches Cant be that old. If given from old rakes must be upgraded to a new rake

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Aug 21 2018 (19:45)
KatniKing
visakhavaasi~   228 blog posts
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They are normal ICF Coaches

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Aug 21 2018 (20:24)
venki~   4802 blog posts
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Its running with old ICF coaches of Banglore Rajadhani express
In view of the disturbance to train movements o­n Vijayawada – Rajahmundry – Visakhapatnam section o­n Vijayawada Division of SCR, due to Train No. 12717 Visakhapatnam – Vijayawada Ratnachal Express being set o­n fire by Agitators near Tuni station, the following more trains are cancelled today i.e., 31st January, 2016 as detailed below:-
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67296 Visakhapatnam - Rajahmundry Passenger
31.01.2016
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57272 Rayagada – Vijayawada Passenger
31.01.2016
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57256 Visakhapatnam- Kakinada Passenger
31.01.2016
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57230 Visakhapatnam- Machilipatnam Passenger
31.01.2016
5
57271 Vijayawada- Rayagada Passenger
31.01.2016
6
57229 Machilipatnam- Visakhapatnam Passenger
31.01.2016
7
57264 Narasapur – Visakhapatnam Passenger
31.01.2016
8
77244 Nidadhavolu – Bhimavaram Passenger
31.01.2016
9
12727 Visakhapatnam- Hyderabad Godavari Express
31.01.2016
10
12739 Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad Garibrath Express
31.01.2016
11
12783 Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad Ac Express
31.01.2016
12
22203 Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad Duronto Express
31.01.2016
Feb 01 2016 (14:15) South Central Railway Regulates Trains in Rajahmundry-Vizag Section (www.newindianexpress.com)
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Trains:  Yesvantpur - Puri Weekly Garib Rath Express/22884   East Coast Express/18646   Thiruvananthapuram Central - Shalimar SF Express/22641   Visakhapatnam - Kacheguda Express/18561   Howrah - MGR Chennai Central Mail/12839   Vijayawada - Visakhapatnam Passenger/57225   Simhadri Express/17239   Coromandel Express/12842   Konark Express/11019   MGR Chennai Central - Santragachi AC SF Express/22808   Janmabhoomi SF Express/12806   Secunderabad - Guwahati SF Express/12513   Amaravati Express/18047   Bhubaneswar - Bengaluru Cantt. SF Express/12845   Ratnachal SF Express/12717   Tirumala Express/17488   Secunderabad - Visakhapatnam Garib Rath Express/12740   Tirumala Express/17487   Rayagada - Guntur Express/17244   Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad AC Duronto Express/22203   Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad AC SF Express/12783   Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad Garib Rath Express/12739   Visakhapatnam - Hyderabad Godavari SF Express/12727   Nidadavolu - Bhimavaram DEMU/77244   Narasapur - Visakhapatnam (Link) Passenger/57264   Machilipatnam - Visakhapatnam Passenger/57229   Guntur - Rayagada Express/17243   Visakhapatnam - Machilipatnam Passenger/57230   Visakhapatnam - Kakinada Port MEMU/67244   Visakhapatnam - Rajahmundry MEMU/67296  
HYDERABAD:  With four coaches of Train 12717 Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam Ratnachal Express being burnt between Tuni and Hamsavaram railway stations in the Rajahmundry-Visakhapatnam section of Vijayawada division by Kapunadu Garjana agitators, the South Central Railway has regulated certain trains in the section.
Train 17488 Visakhapatnam-Tirupati Tirumala Express and Train 18047 Howrah-Vasco-da-Gama Express at Tuni; Train 12845 Bhubaneswar-Bangalore Cantt Express at Gullipadu; Train 12513 Secunderabad-Guwahati Express at Pithapuram; Train 12806 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Janmabhoomi Express at Samalkot; Train 22808 Chennai-Santragachi (Howrah) Express at Rajahmundry; Train 11019 Mumbai CST-Bhubaneswar Konark Express at Kovvur; Train 12842 Chennai-Howrah Coromandel Express at Tadepalligudem; Train 22884 Yesvantapur-Puri Express at Eluru; Train 18646 Hyd-Howrah East Coast Express at Peddaavutapalle; Train 22641 Tiruvanantapuram-Shalimar Express at Gannavaram; Train 12839 Howrah-Chennai Central Mail at Narsipatnam Road;
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Train 12861 Vizag-Hazrat Nizamuddin Link Express and Train 17239 Guntur-Vizag Simhadri Express at Hamsavaram; and Train 57225 Kakinada Port-Visakhapatnam Passenger at Ravikampadu. CANCELLED: Train 12740 Sec’bad-Visakhapatnam Garibrath Express, 17487 Tirupati-Vizag Tirumala Express, 67296 Visakhapatnam-Rajahmundry Passenger, 57272 Rayagada-Vijayawada Passenger, 57256 Visakhapatnam-Kakinada Passenger, 57230 Visakhapatnam-Machilipatnam Passenger, 57271 Vijayawada-Rayagada Passenger, 57229 Machilipatnam-Vizag Passenger, 57264 Narasapur-Vizag Passenger, 77244 Nidadhavolu-Bhimavaram Passenger, 12727 Visakhapatnam- Hyd Godavari Express, 12739 Vizag-Sec’bad Garibrath Express, 12783 Vizag-Sec’bad AC Express and 22203 Visakhapatnam- Sec’bad Duronto Express.
Several important originating/terminating express trains as also some passing through trains, being taken on Platform No. 6 of Visakhapatnam Railway Station, are being operated from other platforms in view of repairs to the washable apron of PF-6, according to an official release.
The repairs, which started on Diwali Day, will continue for 45 days. The trains to start from new platforms are: Train No. 22848 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus- Visakhapatnam (via Rayagada), train No. 22204 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Duranto, train No.18511 Koraput-Visakhapatnam intercity express, train No.18512 Visakhapatnam-Koraput intercity express and the train No. 58538 Visakhapatnam-Koraput passenger train will arrive on platform No.3 instead of platform Mo.6.
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No. 78532 Visakhapatnam-Vizianagaram passenger will start from platform No.2 instead of platform No.6, 18309 Sambalpur-Secunderabad express will arrive on platform No.1 instead of platform No.6, 22203 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Duranto express will be placed on platform No.5 instead of platform No.6, 18504 Shirdi-Visakhapatnam weekly express, 22884/ 22883 Yesvantpur-Puri-Yesvantpur Garibrath weekly expresses and the train No. 12740 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Garibrath will be received on platform No.8 instead of platform No.6, 00839 Howrah-Chennai AC Suvidha special express and the train No. 57272 will be received either on platform No. 1 or on platform No. 7 as per convenience.
Senior Divisional Commercial Manager M. Yelvender Yadav noted that the nomination of platforms may change subject to operational constraints like late running of trains.
Several important originating/terminating express trains as also some passing through trains, being taken on Platform No. 6 of Visakhapatnam Railway Station, are being operated from other platforms in view of repairs to the washable apron of PF-6, according to an official release.
The repairs, which started on Diwali Day, will continue for 45 days. The trains to start from new platforms are: Train No. 22848 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus- Visakhapatnam (via Rayagada), train No. 22204 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Duranto, train No.18511 Koraput-Visakhapatnam intercity express, train No.18512 Visakhapatnam-Koraput intercity express and the train No. 58538 Visakhapatnam-Koraput passenger train will arrive on platform No.3 instead of platform Mo.6.
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No. 78532 Visakhapatnam-Vizianagaram passenger will start from platform No.2 instead of platform No.6, 18309 Sambalpur-Secunderabad express will arrive on platform No.1 instead of platform No.6, 22203 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Duranto express will be placed on platform No.5 instead of platform No.6, 18504 Shirdi-Visakhapatnam weekly express, 22884/ 22883 Yesvantpur-Puri-Yesvantpur Garibrath weekly expresses and the train No. 12740 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Garibrath will be received on platform No.8 instead of platform No.6, 00839 Howrah-Chennai AC Suvidha special express and the train No. 57272 will be received either on platform No. 1 or on platform No. 7 as per convenience.
Senior Divisional Commercial Manager M. Yelvender Yadav noted that the nomination of platforms may change subject to operational constraints like late running of trains.

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Nov 13 2015 (12:31)
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There is no washable apron on P.F.6 as of now to carry out repair,45 days block is to lay a new apron.

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Nov 13 2015 (15:08)
SCoRVSKP
Aditya~   3007 blog posts
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washable apron means

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Nov 13 2015 (15:23)
SRG
SRG^~   42189 blog posts
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Its usually done in stations where in the concrete bed is laid all along the length of track instead of ballast (stone chips), this helps in easy maintainence so that water jets can be used to flush out waste from toilets of parked trains.
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