For the benefit of passengers travelling to the flood affected states of North East, railways will operate special trains between Kanniyakumari and Santragachi via Kerala.
1) Train No. 06905 Kanniyakumari – Santragachi special fare special will leave kanniyakumari on 24.08.2017 at 23:00 hrs and run via Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam North, Coimbatore, Erode, Jolarpetta Jn, Melpakkam, Renigunta Jn, Vijayawada Jn, Visakhapattanam and Hijilli reaching Santragachi at 21:15 hrs on 26.08.2017 (Saturday).
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier- 3, Second class Sleeper – 11, Second Ordinary – 4, Pantry Car -1, Luggage cum disabled friendly coach 2 – Total 22 coaches.
Stoppages: Nagercoil Jn, Trivandrum Central, Kollam Jn, Chengannur, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad Jn, Coimbatore Jn, Tiruppur, Erode Jn, Salem Jn, Jolarpettai, Katpadi Jn, Renigunta Jn, Nellore, Ongole, Vijayawada Jn, Eluru, Rajamundry, Samalkot Jn, Duvvadam Vishakapatnam, Vizianagram Jn, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road Jn, Bhubaneswar, Cuttak, Bhadrak, Balasore, Hijilli.
In the return direction, Train No. 06906 Santragachi – Kanniyakumari special fare special will leave Santragachi at 11:15 hrs on 28.08.2017 (Monday) and reach Kanniyakumari at 09:50 hrs on 30.08.2017 (Wednesday).