Kottayam: Restrictions have been placed on train schedules via Kottayam to facilitate the doubling works between Ettumanoor and Chingavanam from May 6 to 29.
The Thiruvananthapuram Railway Division has issued the first list of morning trains that would be affected due to the curbs.
Another list of restrictions from May 12 onwards would be published later.
(Dates applicable in brackets)
06431 Kottayam-Kollam passenger (May 7-29)
16366 Nagercoil-Kottayam Express (Cancelled between Kollam and Kottayam from May 5 to 29)
16325/16326 Nilambur-Kottayam-Nilambur Express (Cancelled between Kottayam and Ernakulam from May 6 to 29)
Schedules diverted via Alappuzha
22646 Korba-Kochuveli (Schedules departing from station of origin on May 4 and 7)
17230 Secunderabad-Thiruvananthapuram Sabari Express (Schedules starting on May 5, 7 and 8)
16649 Mangalore-Nagercoil Parasuram Express (Schedules starting on May 6, 8 and 9)
12625 Thiruvananthapuram-New Delhi Kerala Express (Schedules starting on May 6, 8 and 9)
16382 Kanyakumari-Pune Jayanti Janatha Express (Schedules starting on May 6, 8 and 9)
22678 Kochuveli-Yesvantpur AC (May 6)
12202 Kochuveli-Lokmanya Tilak Garib Rath (May 8)
Schedules that will be held up
16525 Kanyakumari-Bengaluru Island Express (Will be halted between Changanassery and Chingavanam for 25 minutes on May 6 and 9)
12660 Shalimar-Nagercoil Gurudev Express (25 minutes at Ettumanoor on May 6)
17230 Secunderabad-Thiruvananthapuram Sabari Express (30 minutes at Ettumanoor).