The Railways will operate several special trains connecting Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad with Kerala considering the heavy rush witnessed during the Onam season.
Train number 06053 Chennai Central-Ernakulam Special will depart from Chennai at 11.30 pm on September 7 and arrive in Ernakulam by 12.15 pm the next day.
The return service (no: 06054) is scheduled to leave Ernakulam Junction at 2.20 pm on September 9 and will reach Chennai on September 10 at 4 am. There would be stops at Palakkad, Thrissur and Aluva.
Meanwhile, the departure time of the Yeswanthpur-Kollam-Yeswanthpur Special (no: 06501 / 06502) from Yeswanthpur, in Bengaluru, is 1 pm on September 7. The train is scheduled to arrive at Kollam by 4.30 am the next day.
The return trip starts from Kollam at 6.10 am on September 8 to reach Yeswanthpur by 10 pm the same day.
This service will have stops at Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Thiruvalla and Chengannur.
The Hyderabad-Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Special (no: 07119 / 07120) from Hyderabad will arrive at Thiruvananthapuram is 11.45 pm on September 6. On its return trip, the special train will depart from Thiruvananthapuram at 10 pm on September 10 to arrive in Hyderabad by 3 am on September 12.
This service has stoppages at Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Thiruvalla, Chengannur and Kollam.
Train number 06052 Tirunelveli-Bengaluru Special is schedule to leave Tirunelveli at 8 am on September 10. It is expected to reach Bengaluru by 4 am the next day and has stops at Parassala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kayamkulam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur and Palakkad.