The Train No.22601/22602 Chennai Central – Sai Nagar Shirdi – Chennai Central Superfast Weekly Express,which was announced in the current year Railway Budget,will be introduced with effect from 6th July 2011 from Chennai and 8thJuly, 2011from Sai Nagar Shirdi.
Accordingly, Train No.22601 Chennai Central – Sai Nagar Shirdi Superfast Weekly Express will depart Chennai Central on Wednesdays at 10.10 hrs. and arrive Sai Nagar Shirdi at 11.30 hrs on the next day. In the return direction, Train No.22602 Sai Nagar Shirdi – Chennai Central Superfast Weekly Express will depart Sai Nagar Shirdi at 08.25 hrs. on Fridays and arrive Chennai Central at 09.40 hrs on the next day.
Enroute, these trains will stop at Perambur, Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Bangarapet, Krishnarajapuram, Yelahanka, Hindupur, Sri Satya Sai Prashantinilayam, Dharmavaram, Anantapur, Guntakal, Adoni, Mantralayam Road, Raichur, Wadi, Gulbarga, Solapur, Daund, Ahmednagar and Puntamba. These trains will consist of eighteen coaches, viz. one AC II tier, two AC III Tier, seven Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches'