Chennai: The Southern Railway has announced special train services along the Chennai-Ernakulam, Tambaram-Mangaluru and Kochuveli- Bengaluru sectors in view of the upcoming Onam season. Bookings for reservation of seats in services from Chennai and Tambaram have already started.
1) Train no; 06046 Ernakulam- Chennai weekly special fair service:
The train will depart Ernakulam at 11.30 a.m. on August 24, 31, and September 7. The return leg from Chennai (06045) will be at 3.10 p.m on August 25, September 1 and 8. The train will have stopovers at Aluva, Thrissur and Palakkad.
2) Train no; 06041 Tambaram-Mangaluru special fair service ;
The train will depart Tambaram at 1.30 p.m. on August 22 and 29 and on September 5. The return service (06042) from Mangaluru will begin 10 a.m. on August 23 and 30 and on September 6. The service will have stopovers at Palakkad, Ottapalam, Shoranur, Kuttipuram, Thiroor, Farok, Kozhikode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyannur, Kanjagad and Kasaragod.
3) Train no; 06083 Kochuveli -Bengaluru Special fair service :
The service will originate from Kochuveli at 10.55 a.m. on August 22 and 29 and on September 5. The return leg will be operated from Bengaluru at 12.45 p.m (noon) on August 23 and 30 and on September 6. The train will have stopovers at Kollam, Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Chengannur, Thiruvalla, Changanassery, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, and Palakkad.
Service to Velankanni
1) Train no; 06039 Ernakulam Jn -Velankanni weekly service:
The train is slated to depart Ernakulam on August 28, September 4, and 11 at 1.10 p.m (noon). The return services will be operated on August 29, September 5, and 12 at 6.40 p.m. The train will have stopovers at Ernakulam, Kottayam, Changanassery, Thiruvalla, Chengannur, Mavelikkara, Kayamkulam, Karunagappalli, Sasthamkotta, Kollam, Kundara, Kottarakkara, Avaneeswaram, Punalur, and Thenmala.
2) Train no; 06020 Thiruvananthapuram – Velankannni weekly service:
The train will originate from Thiruvananthapuram at 3.25 p.m (noon) on all Wednesdays from August 23 to September 6. The return services will be operated on all Thursdays from August 24 to September 7 at 6.40 p.m. The service will be operated via Nagercoil and Thiruchirappally.