Train delays in Kottayam and other parts of Kerala today

Travelling by train via Kottayam Saturday? Read this

Kochi: Due to the maintenance rail works at Angamaly station the trains via this area will be restricted from April 27 to May 12. The trains Ernakulam-Guruvayoor passenger (56370) and Guruvayoor-Ernakulam passenger (56375) have been cancelled.

Chennai-Egmore-Guruvayoor express which will be halted for 2 hours and operated during the time of the Ernakulam-Guruvayoor passenger. The Ernakulam-Pune Bi-weekly, Thiruvananthapuram-Nizamudeen Weekly, Kochuveli-Lomanya Tilak Express will be halted for 25 minutes each. Amrita and Rajarani Express will begin departure an hour early at 9 pm from Thiruvanathapuram.

The rail traffic via Kottayam station will also be restricted due to the proposed dismantling of road-over-bridge in Kottayam station limits on Saturday. A few trains are completely cancelled and some services are partially cancelled.

Full cancellation

The following MEMU/Passenger trains will be fully cancelled on Saturday (April 27).

• Kollam-Ernakulam MEMU via Kottayam (66308).

• Kollam-Ernakulam MEMU via Alappuzha (66302).

• Ernakulam-Kollam MEMU via Alappuzha (66303).

• Ernakulam-Kottayam passenger (56385).

• Kottayam-Ernakulam passenger (56390).

• Ernakulam-Kayamkulam passenger via Kottayam (56387).

• Kayamkulam-Ernakulam passenger via Kottayam (56388).

• Kayamkulam-Ernakulam passenger via Kottayam (56380).

• Ernakulam-Alappuzha passenger (56303).

• Ernakulam-Kayamkulam passenger via Alappuzha (56381).

• Kayamkulam-Ernakulam passenger via Alappuzha (56382).

• Alappuzha-Kollam Passenger (56301).

Partial cancellation

• Guruvayur-Punalur Passenger (56365) will be partially cancelled between Ernakulam Town and Punalur.

• Punalur-Guruvayur Passenger (56366) will be partially cancelled between Punalur and Ernakulam Town.

• Alappuzha-Kannur Express (16307) will be partially cancelled between Alappuzha-Ernakulam Jn.

• Kannur-Alappuzha Express (16308) will be partially cancelled between Ernakulam Jn-Alappuzha.

Train Diversion via Alappuzha

Many trains via Alappuzha were delayed due to the dealy in the completion of engineering works. Kozhikode-Thiruvananthapuram Janashatabdi, Eranadu Express, was delayed by an hour and Dhabad-allapey was delayed by a half hour.

On Saturday, the following train services will be diverted between Kayamkulam Jn and Ernakulam, to run via Alappuzha skipping its scheduled stoppages at Mavelikara, Chengannur, Thiruvalla, Changanassery, Kottayam, Ettumanur, Vaikom Road, Piravam Road and Tripunithura (in both directions). These diverted trains will be provided additional temporary stoppage at Ernakulam Jn(5 minutes), Alappuzha (2 minutes.), Cherthala(1 minute) and Haripad(1 minute) for the convenience of reserved passengers.

• Nagercoil-Mangalore Parasuram Express (16650).

• Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Express (17229).

• Kanniyakumari-Mumbai CSMT Express (16382).

• Thiruvananthapuram-NewDelhi Kerala Express (12625).

• Kanniyakumari-KSR Bengaluru Island Express (16525).

• Kannur-Thiruvananthapuram Janshatabdi Express (12081).

• NewDelhi-Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Express (12626).

• Hyderabad-Thiruvananthapuram Sabari Express (17230).

• Mangalore-Nagercoil Parasuram Express (16649).

• Lokmanyatilak-Kochuveli Garibrath Express (12201).

Train delay

Thiruvananthapuram-MGR Chennai Central Mail (12624) will be regulated for 45 minutes at Kottayam Station on Saturday.