Monday, November 13, 2017
East Coast Railway will run special trains between Vizag and Kollam from December 2 to January 6 to clear the extra rush of devotees going to Sabarimala.
Train No.08567 Visakhapatnam-Kollam bi-weekly special express train will leave Visakhapatnam on Saturdays and Wednesdays at 11pm and will reach Kollam on Mondays and Fridays at 3.45am. In the return direction, Train No. 08568 special will leave Kollam on Mondays and Fridays at 5.45am and will arrive here on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12.30pm from December 4 to January 8.
The special trains en route will stop at Duvvada, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Nidadavolu, Eluru, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jollarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore jun. Palakkad, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kanyakulam.