Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the Extension of Train No. 57477/57478 Tirupati - Kalyandurg Passenger Train up to Kadiri Devarapalli through video conferencing from Railway Board.
Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati was specially present to grace the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Traffic Railway Board Shri Mohd Jamshed and other Railway Board Members and senior officials will also be present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu said that a new line is constructed from Rayadurg-Tumkuru and Kalyandurg to Kadiri Devarapalli section forms a part of this line. This Passenger Train will facilitate pilgrims travelling to Tirupati.
Indian Railways extended 57477/57478 Tirupati-Kalyandurg Passenger train service (Daily) upto Kadiri Devarapalli.The train is extended on new line from Kalyandurg to Kadiri Devarapalli (23 km) forming a part of Rayadurg-Tumkuru new line on South Western Railway.
The abstract schedule including timings, composition, stoppages etc. of the train service to be introduced is as under:
57477 Tirupati-Guntakal-Kadiri Devarapalli Pass
57478 Kadiri Devarapalli-Guntakal- Tirupati Pass
● Days of run: (Daily)
● Length of Kalyandurg to Kadiri Devarapalli Section (New line): 23 km.
● Composition of regular service: Total 10 unreserved coaches.
● Primary Maintenance: Tirupati
● Nature of Service: Passenger