New Delhi: In an endeavour to provide smooth travel experience to the railway travellers, Indian Railways have taken various initiatives for improved passenger experience. Considering the peak season during summers, Indian Railways is poised to offer convenient travel to the passengers without upsetting their plans.
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
Summer specials will be run in Ernakulam – Mumbai and Gandhidham – Tirunelveli sector as under: 1. Tr No. 09458, Gandhidham – Tirunelveli special fare train will start from Gandhidham at 13.50 hrs on 12th, 19th and 26th June 2017 (Mondays) to reach Tirunelveli at 11.30 hrs on following Wednesdays.
1. Southern Railway will be taking up rail renewal work in Kottayam section especially between Chingavanam and Kottayam stations from 10th to 29th April 2017. Following changes are made in the regular schedule of trains for carrying out the safety-related maintenance work:
In connection with Festival at Malayattoor Church, following trains are provided with temporary stoppage at Angamali Railway station for the benefit of pilgrims. 1. Train No. 13351, Dhanbad – Alappuzha Express – On 8,9,12,13,14,21,22,23,28,29 and 30th April 2017 (Time:16.24 hrs).
Southern Railway will run weekly special trains to clear extra rush of passengers as under. Special Trains in Kochuveli – Mangaluru sector Via Kottayam
In connection with the ongoing track doubling work between Thiruvalla and Changanassery stations and yard remodelling at Changanassery station, Trains in Kottayam section will be regulated as under:
Railways is taking up yard remodelling work at Changanassery in connection with doubling of track between Thiruvalla – Chanaganassery section on 20th & 21st March 2017 with the following repercussions:- Full cancellation
In order to clear the extra rush of passengers owing to summer holidays, Southern Railway will run Special Fare Special train services between Chennai Egmore and Ernakulam Jn as given below: