Southern Railways: Summer Special Trains (From Chennai) 2013

Southern Railways have announced Summer Special trains which will run during the months of April, May and June 2013, connecting Chennai with Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Goa (Madgaon), Bangalore, Hubli, Rameshwaram, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil and also Bangalore with Ernakulam. Details are as below

06011/06012 Chennai Central – Kochuveli (Trivandrum) – Chennai Central (Circular) Weekly Superfast AC Special

From Chennai to Trivandrum this train will run as 06011 via Salem – Coimbatore – Ernakulam – Kottayam and from Trivandrum to Chennai it will run as 06012 via Nagercoil, Tirunelveli – Madurai – Dindigul – Erode – Salem. Which means there will be no TVC – MAS AC Special via Ernakulam – Coimbatore. (Another case of Southern Railways apathy towards Kerala)

06011 Chennai – Thiruvananthapuram Kochuveli AC Special

  • Days of Service from Chennai: Fridays on April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14 2013.
  • Timings of Service: Departs on Fridays at 21:00 from Chennai Central and reaches Kochuveli at 12:35 on Saturdays.
  • Composition: One AC First Class, 2 AC 2 Tier, 8 AC 3 Tier.
  • Stoppages: Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore Jn, Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur, Mavelikara, Kayamkulam, Kollam.

06012 Kochuveli – Chennai Central AC Special

  • Days of Service from Kochuveli: Saturdays on April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 16, 25, June 1, 8, 15 2013.
  • Timings of Service: Departs on Fridays at 2005 from Kochuveli and reaches Chennai Central at 1235 on Sundays.
  • Composition: One AC First Class, 2 AC 2 Tier, 8 AC 3 Tier.
  • Stoppages: Thiruvananthapuram Central, Nagercoil Town, Valliyur, Tirunelveli, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Satur, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Perambur.

06543/06544 Yeshwantpur (Bangalore) – Ernakulam – Yeshwantpur Special (Useless)

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06543 leaves from Yeshwantpur at 2355 on Sundays April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23  and and reaches Ernakulam on Mondays at 1215 (next Day).
  • 06544 departs from Ernakulam at 1420 on Mondays April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 and reaches Yeshwantpur at 0330 on Tuesdays (next day).
  • Composition: One AC 2-tier, One AC 3-tier, 7 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class, 2 SLR (17 Coaches)
  • Stoppages: Banaswadi, Krishnarajapuram, Bangarpet, Kuppam, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Ottapalam, Thrissur, Aluva.

06345/06346 Ernakulam – Chennai Central – Ernakulam Weekly Superfast Specials

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06345 leaves from Ernakulam Jn at 1700 on Thursdays April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13 and arrives at Chennai Central at 0515 the next day (Friday).
  • 06346 will depart Chennai Central at 2000 on Fridays April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14 2013 and will arrive at Ernakulam at 0800 the next day (Saturday).
  • Composition: One AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 11 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class, 2 SLR (18 Coaches).
  • Stoppages: Ernakulam Town (06346), Aluva, Thrissur, Ottappalam, Palakkad, Coimbatore Jn, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Permabur (06345).

06001/06002  Chennai Central – Madgaon (Goa) – Chennai Central Weekly Special Trains

This train will run via Kerala and Karnataka: Coimbatore, Kozhikode, Mangalore and Konkan. Only in May and June.

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06001 will leave from Chennai Central at 1010 on Sundays May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9 and will arrive at Madgaon at 1030 the next day (Monday).
  • 06002 will depart Madgaon at 1315 on Mondays May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10 2013 and will arrive at Chennai Central at 1230 the next day (Tuesday).
  • Composition: One AC 2-tier, 4 AC 3-tier, 11 Sleeper Class, 3 General Second Class, 2 SLR (21 Coaches).
  • Stoppages: Arakkonam, Katpadi, Gudiyattam, Ambur, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore Jn, Palakkad, Shoranur Jn, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad, Kasaragod, Mangalore Jn, Surathkal, Udupi, Kundapura, Mookambika Road, Bhatkal, Murudeshwara, Kumta, Karwar.

06616/06615  Coimbatore – Chennai Central – Coimbatore Weekly SuperFast Specials

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06616 will leave Coimbatore at 2355 on Tuesdays April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18 and will arrive at Chennai Central at 0815 the next day (Wednesday).
  • 06615 will depart Chennai Central at 2100 on Wednesdays April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19 and will arrive at Coimbatore at 0430 the next day (Thursday).
  • Composition: 1 AC 2-tier, 3 AC 3-tier, 13 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class, 2 SLR (21 Coaches).
  • Stoppages: Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Gudiyattam, Katpadi, Arakkonam.

06005/06006  Chennai Central – Tirunelveli – Chennai Central Weekly AC Special Trains

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06005 will leave from Chennai Central at 2230 on Sundays April 14, 21, 28 and May 5 and will arrive at Tirunelveli at 1245 the next day (Monday).
  • 06006 will depart Tirunelveli at 1500 on Mondays April 15, 22, 29 and May 6 to arrive at Chennai Central at 0515 the next day (Tuesday).
  • Composition: One First AC, 3 AC 2-tier and 8 AC 3-tier coaches (12 Coaches).
  • Stoppages: Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Satur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi

06746/06745  Tirunelveli – Chennai Central – Tirunelveli via Tenkasi Weekly Specials

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06746 will leave from Tirunelveli at 1740 on Thursdays April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13 and will arrive at Chennai Central at 0940 the next day (Friday).
  • 06745 will depart Chennai Central at 2230 on Fridays April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14 to arrive at Tirunelveli at 1430 the next day (Tuesday).
  • Composition: One AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 10 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class, 2 SLR. (21 Coaches)
  • Stoppages: Cheranmahadevi, Ambasamudram, Kilakadaiyam, Pavurchatram, Tenkasi, Kadayanallur, Pamba Kovil Shandy, Sankarankoil, Rajapalayam, Srivilliputtur, Sivakasi, Tiruttangal, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Gudiyattam, Katpadi, Arakkonam

06748/06747 Nagercoil Jn – Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Jn  Weekly Special

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06746 (Superfast) will leave from Nagercoil Jn at 1700 on Sundays April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and will arrive at Chennai Egmore at 0605 the next day (Monday).
  • 06747 will depart Chennai Egmore at 1435 on Mondays April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 to arrive at Nagercoil Jn at 0530 the next day (Monday).
  • Composition: One AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 3 General Second Class and 2 SLR. (20 Coaches)
  • Stoppages: Valliyur, Tirunelveli, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Vriddhcahalam, Villupuram, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu, Tambaram

06007/06008 Chennai Central – Tuticorin – Chennai Central Fortnightly Specials

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06007 will leave from Chennai Central at 1930 on April 18, May 2, 16, 30 and June 13 and will arrive at Tuticorin at 1000 the next day.
  • 06008 will depart Tuticorin at 1500 on April 19, May 3, 17,31, June 14 to arrive at Chennai Central at 0500 the next day.
  • Composition: 3 AC 2-tier, 3 AC 3-tier, 11 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class, 2 SLR (21 Coaches)
  • Stoppages: Chennai Egmore, Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Satur, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Milavittan.

06009/06010 Chennai Central – Rameswaram – Chennai Central Fortnightly Special Trains

  • Days and Timings of Service: 06009 will leave from Chennai Central at 1930 on April 25, May 9, 23, June 6, 20 to arrive at Rameshwaram at 0845 the next day.
  • 06010 will depart Rameshwaram at 1545 on April 26, May 10, 24, June 7, 21 to arrive at Chennai Central at 0500 the next day.
  • Composition: 3 AC 2-tier, 3 AC 3-tier, 11 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class, 2 SLR (21 Coaches)
  • Stoppages: Chennai Egmore, Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Pudukottai, Chettinad, Karaikkudi, Devakottai Road, Sivaganga, Manamadurai, Paramakkudi, Ramanathapuram, Mandapam.

07313/07314 Chennai Central – Hubli – Chennai Central Tri-Weekly Specials (via Bangalore)

  • Days and Timings of Service: 07313 will leave from Chennai Central at 1930 on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays Between April 4 and June 29  to arrive at Hubli Jn at 0635 the next day.
  • 07314 will depart Hubli Jn at 2020 on Sundays, Wednesdays & Fridays  from April 3 to June 28 2013 to arrive at Chennai Central at 1155 the next day.
  • Composition: 1 AC 2-tier, 1 AC 3-tier, 6 Sleeper Class, 4 General Second Class, 2 SLR (14 Coaches).
  • Stoppages: Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Bangarpet, Krishnarajapuram, Banaswadi, Yesvantpur, Tumkur, Tiptur, Arsikere, Davengere, Harihar, Ranibennur, Haveri.

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