Trivandrum: To facilitate smooth and safe passage of devotees reaching Thiruvananthapuram City for the Pongola festival at Attukal Devi Temple, Southern Railway has made elaborate arrangements. Six Special trains, additional coaches in passenger trains, additional stoppages for express trains at smaller stations, additional ticket, information and announcement counters, Medical aid
Following special trains will be run from the region to clear extra rush of passengers during summer holidays 2017. 1. Weekly Air conditioned Special Train between Tirunelveli and Pune Via Pollachi – Goa
To clear extra rush of passengers during summer vacation Southern railways will attach one additional 3 AC coach on select trains for a period of one month with immediate effect.
Southern railway will run special fare special trains in Kochuveli – Karaikkal sector via Nagercoil to clear extra rush of passengers during summer season.
The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of passengers during the ensuing summer season. Special Fare special trains between Chennai Central and Ernakulam Jn.
New Delhi: Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off the first Antyodaya clan of trains through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan. Train No 22877/22878 Ernakulam – Howrah Antyodaya Express would be a weekly running via Salem, Katpadi and Visakhapatnam. The inaugural special (Train No.02878) was flagged off from
New Delhi: Train No. 22877/22878 Howrah – Ernakulam – Howrah Antyodaya Express will be introduced by the Union Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabu on 27th February 2017 (Monday) from Ernakulam Junction, through video conferencing from New Delhi.
Moving a step ahead towards digitalizing its transactions, Thiruvananthapuram Division has installed POS machines at all Passenger Reservation System (PRS) and Parcel offices across Division. Forty six PRS centers of Trivandrum division which are directly run by Railway is now equipped with POS machines in collaboration with State Bank of
Railways is taking up Rail renewal work of Kottayam section, in a phased manner. The work involves placing of new rails, removal of existing ones, fixing of new ones and welding of them.