To clear extra rush of passengers during Festival Season, Southern Railway decided to run special trains between various destinations. The details are as under”
1.Special fare special train from Puducherry to Santragachi (via Chennai Egmore)
Train No.06010 Puducherry – Santragachi special fare special train will leave Puducherry at 19.15 hrs. on 21st& 28th January, 2017 (Saturdays) and reach Santragachi at 04.30 hrs. on Mondays.
Composition:AC 2-tier -1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 7, General Second Class – 6 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages:Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Tambaram, Chennai Egmore, Gudur, Nellore, ongole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Duvvada, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur.
2.Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Guwahati (via Perambur)
Train No.06336 Kochuveli – Guwahati special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 12.00 hrs. on 22nd & 29th January, 2017 (Sundays) and reach Guwahati at 08.45 hrs. on Wednesdays.
Composition:Sleeper Class – 8, General Second Class – 6& Luggage-cum-brake van – 2coaches.
Stoppages:Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Podanur, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Perambur, Gudur, Nellore, ongole, Tenali, New Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Duvvada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Hijili, Midnapore, Bankura, Adra, Asansol, Durgapur, Rampurhat, Malda Town, Barsoi Jn., Kishanganj, New Jalpaiguri, Dhupguri, New Coochbehar, New Alipurduar, Kokrajhar, New Bongaigaon Jn., Goalpara Town and Kamakhya.
3.Suvidha special train from Chennai Egmore to Madurai
Train No.82649 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 14.25 hrs. on 12.01.2017 and reach Madurai at 23.55 hrs. the same day.
Composition:AC 3-tier – 2 & Sleeper Class – 4 coaches.
Stoppages:Villupuram, Tiruchchirappalli and Dindigul.
4.Special fare special train from Ernakulam to Howrah
Train No.02856 Ernakulam – Howrah special fare special train will leave Ernakulam at 08.50 hrs. on 17th, 24th& 31st January, 2017 and reach Howrah at 23.00 hrs. the next day.
Composition:AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 4, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages:Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Nellore, ongole, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak and Kharagpur.
Advance reservations for the above trains will commence on 06.01.2017