Hyderabad: South Central Railway has announced that it will run special trains for Hazrath Khaja Banda Nawaj Urs at Gulbarga. The Urs is a famous celebration and people from all walks of life come to participate in it irrespective of caste and creed. It is a three day celebration and people from all over India assemble to seek the blessings of Hazrath Khaja Banda Nawaz. The special trains introduced by South Central Railway are as follows –
- Train no. 7178: This train will leave for Gulbarga from Hyderabad on 1st October at 10.00 pm and reach Gulbarga the next morning at 4.15 am. It again starts from Gulbarga at 5.25 am on the same day and reach Hyderabad at 11.30 am.
- No. 7180: This service begins at 5.30 am from Hyderabad and reaches Gulbarga at 11.20 am. It begins its return journey to Hyderabad at 12.55 noon from Gulbarga and reaches Hyderabad at 6.35 pm. This train travels via Begumpet, Sanath Nagar, Hafizpet, Lingampally, Nagaulapalli, Shankarpalli, Ravulapalli kalan, Gollaguda, Chittigidda, Vikarabad, Godamguda, Mylaram, Rukmapur, Tandur, Mantati, Kurgunta, Seram, Malked Road, Chittapur, Sulehalli and Wadi stations.