Special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic in view of Christmas, New Year, Irumudi, Thaipoosam and Pongal festivals.
Christmas, New Year, Irumudi,Thaipoosam and Pongal Special Trains.
To clear extra rush of passengers during Christmas, Newyear, Irumudi, Thaipoosam and Pongal , Southern Railway decided to run weekly special trains between Coimbatore and Chengalpattu & Visakhapatnam and Kollam. The details of the trains, timings, composition and stoppages of the trains are as given below:
Tri-weekly special trains between Coimbatore – Chengalpattu
Train No.06144 Coimbatore – Chengalpattu tri-weekly special train will leave Coimbatore at 22.50 hrs. on 03rd, 06th, 08th 10th, 13th, 15th, 17th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 27th, 29th & 31stDecember, 2015 and 03rd, 05th, 07th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 17th, 19th & 21stJanuary, 2016 and reach Chengalpattu at 08.00 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06145 Chengalpattu – Coimbatore tri-weekly special train will leave Chengalpattu at 17.00 hrs. on 04th, 07th, 09th, 11th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 21st, 23rd, 25th, 28th & 30thDecember, 2015 and 01st, 04th, 06th, 08th, 11th, 13th, 15th, 18th, 20th& 22nd January, 2016 and reach Coimbatore at 02.30 hrs. the next day.
Composition: Sleeper Class – 5, Second Class Chair Car – 2, General Second Class – 9 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Somanur, Tiruppur, Erode, Karur, Tiruchchirappalli, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram and Melmaruvathur.
Weekly special trains between Visakhapatnam – Kollam
Train No.08567 Visakhapatnam – Kollam special train will leave Visakhapatnam at 23.00 hrs. on Sundays from 29.11.2015 to 24.01.2016 and reach Kollam at 06.00 hrs. on Tuesdays.
Train No.08568 Kollam – Visakhapatnam special train will leave Kollam at 09.40 hrs. on Tuesdays from 01.12.2015 to 26.01.2016 and reach Visakhapatnam at 13.45 hrs. on Wednesdays.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 4, General Second Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Duvvada, Anakapalli, Tuni, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Nidadavolu, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Sri Kalahasti, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.
Advance reservations for the above trains will commence on 28.11.2015.