Thiruvananthapuram : Seeking to ease Onam traffic, Southern Railway will operate special trains between Kochuveli – Mangaluru and also Ernakulam – Yeswantpur, starting August 11 up to October 1.
The Kochuveli-Mangaluru will leave Kochuveli on all Fridays at 9.35 pm up to September 29 to reach Mangaluru at 5.10 am the next day, Saturdays.
On the return lap, it will take off from Mangaluru at 3.40 pm on Sundays between Aug 13 and Oct 1 to reach Kochuvel at 5 am the next day i.e. Monday.
Similarly, the Ernakulam – Yeswantpur weekly is a Tatkal Special train and will depart from Ernakulam at 2.45 pm on all Wednesdays from Sept 6 to 27 to reach Yeswantpur at 4.30 next day.
On its down journey, the train will depart from Yeswantpur at 10.45 pm on all Tuesdays from September 5 to 26 to arrive at Ernakulam at 10.30 am on Wednesdays.