Here is the list of special trains from Visakhapatnam to Allahabad for Kumbh Mela 2013. It is to note that Kumbh Mela has begun on January 14 and will end on March 10.
Train no. 08575 would start from Vishakhapatnam at 9.30 am on January 26 and reach Raipur at 7.55 pm, Bilaspur at 10.20 pm and Allahabad at 9.30 am on January 27.This train will run on January 26 and 31, and February 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21 and 25.
For passengers returning from Allahabad, train no. 08576 would start at 10 pm on January 27 and would reach Bilaspur at 12.20 am and Raipur at 2.20 pm on January 28. This train will run on January 27 and February 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22 and 26.
It will have two SLR coaches, four general coaches, 8 sleeper coaches, one AC III tier and AC II tier coach each.
Railway board has also announced that as per the directives of railway ministry, the travel fare would be increased from January 22. The passengers, who had booked the ticket in advance, would have to pay the difference to the TTI in the train, or they can also pay the amount at the railway station office.