A regular train, named Palaruvi express will be introduced between Punalur and Palakkad from 20th April 2017. Train No. 16791 Punalur-Palakkad Palaruvi Express will start at 03.25 hrs from Punalur to reach Palakkad junction at 13.20 hrs. In the return direction Train No. 16792 will start from Palakkad Jn at 16.00 hrs to reach Punalur at 01.20 hrs next day.
With a composition of 9 General coaches and 2 luggage cum break vans, the train will stop at Auvaneeswaram, Kuri Halt, Kottarakkara, Ezhukone, Kundara, Kilikollur, Kollam, Perinad, Munrothuruthu, Sasthankotta, Karunagappalli, Ochira, Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Cheriyanad, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam,Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, and Ottappalam stations.