Summer Special Trains 2015 – Southern Railway

Southern Railway has announced special trains to be run during the summer holiday season of 2015. These special trains will be run as and when demand is high, rather than according to a seasonal timetable. Here are the holiday special trains announced for April 2015. These train will run from Chennai to Southern Tamil Nadu and also from Chennai to Kerala through northern Tamil Nadu. Click on the train number to know more details like seat availability, detailed timetable etc. Click here for more summer special trains by Indian Railways.

This list also includes special trains running from Bangalore to Kerala announced by South Western Railway.

Summer Special Trains Between Bangalore and Kerala

01665/01666 & 01667/01668 & 02658 Premium Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Ernakulam Jn – Yeshwantpur Summer Specials (SR)

  • 01665, 01667 Summer Special trains from Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR to Ernakulam Jn ERS Kerala will run on Thursdays, Sundays April 02, 25, 30, May 02 2015. Schedule: Departs YPR: 2330 (Th, Sa), KJM: 2357, SA: 0330 (Fri), CBE: 0710, PGT: 0830, TCR: 1020, arrives ERS: 1155, 1205 (F, Su).
  • 01666, 01668, 02658 Premium Summer Special trains from Ernakulam ERS to Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR will run on Fridays, Sundays April 03, 26, May 01, 03 2015. Timetable: Departs ERS: 1455 (F, Su), TCR: 1615, PGT: 1820, CBE: 1945, ED: 2135, KJM: 0252 (Sa, M), arrives YPR: 0330 (Sa, M).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 03 AC 3 tier, 11 Sleeper Coaches, 04 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (21 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Krishnarajapuram, Bangarapet, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Ottapalam, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town (01665/6 only).

06543/06544 Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Coimbatore – Yeshwantpur Biweekly Summer Special (SWR)

  • 06543 Special train from Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR to Coimbatore CBE will run on Fridays, Wednesdays April 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, May 01, 06, 08, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 2015. Schedule: Departs YPR: 2330 (F, W), KJM: 0007 (Sa, Th), BWT: 0057, KPN: 0131, TPT: 0240, SA: 0410, ED: 0525, TUP: 0610, arrives CBE: 0730 (Sa, Th).
  • 06544 Special train from Coimbatore CBE to Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR will run on Saturdays, Thursdays April 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 02, 07, 09, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 2015. Timetable: Departs CBE: 1930 (Sa Th), arrives YPR: 0315 (Su, F).

Composition: 02 AC 2 tier, 03 AC 3 tier, 08 Sleeper Coaches, 04 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (19 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Krishnarajapuram, Bangarapet, Kuppam, Tirupattur, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur.

Summer Special Trains Between Chennai and Southern Tamil Nadu

Only one train (00613 Nagercoil-Chennai premium) will be running via the main line (via Tanjavur). All others will be running via the Chord line (via Vriddhachalam).

Chennai – Trichy – Madurai – Tiruneveli – Nagercoil Summer Specials (SR)

  • April 01 Wednesday, April 02 Thursday: 0061000611 Premium Specials Dep MS: 2015, TPJ: 0300, MDU: 0545, arrives TEN: 0905.
  • April 05 Sunday: 06031 Express special Departs MS: 1500, VM: 1755, TPJ: 2050, DG: 2215, MDU: 2330, CVP: 0104, arrives TEN: 0300.
  • April 06 Monday: 06038 Express special Departs MS: 1500, VM: 1755, TPJ: 2050, DG: 2215, MDU: 2330, CVP: 0104, TEN: 0245, VLY: 0315, arrives NCJ: 0415.
  • April 10 Friday: 06003 Express special Departs MS: 2015, TPJ: 0300, MDU: 0545, arrives TEN: 0945.
  • April 30 Thursday: 00612 Premium special Dep MS: 2015, TPJ: 0300, MDU: 0545, arrives TEN: 0905.
  • May 02 Saturday 06007 Express special Departs MS: 2245, VM: 0120, KMU: 0405, TPJ: 0610, MDU: 0850, SRT: 1040, arrives TEN: 1230.
  • May 04 Monday 06008 Express special Departs MS: 2245, VM: 0120, KMU: 0405, TPJ: 0610, MDU: 0850, SRT: 1040, arrives TEN: 1230.
  • May 08 Friday: 06003 Express special Departs MS: 2015, TPJ: 0300, MDU: 0545, arrives TEN: 0945.
  • May 11 Monday 06010 Express special Departs MS: 2245, VM: 0120, KMU: 0405, TPJ: 0610, MDU: 0850, SRT: 1040, arrives TEN: 1230.

Route and Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirapalli Jn., Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Satur, Kovilpatti.

Nagercoil – Tirunelveli – Madurai – Trichy – Chennai Summer Specials (SR)

  • April 01 Wednesday, April 02 Thursday: 0602806029 Express day time specials Depart TEN: 0500, SRT: 0635, MDU: 0850, DG: 1000, KRR: 1120, SA: 1315, KPD: 1625, AJJ: 1720, arrives MS: 1900.

Route and Stoppages: Kovilpatti, Satur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Kodaikanal Road, Dindigul, Karur, Namakkal, Rasipuram, Salem Jn., Morappur, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Ambur, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Perambur.

  • April 04 Saturday: 06030 Express special Dep TEN: 1800, CVP: 1900, MDU: 2050, DG: 2200, TPJ: 2340, VM: 0300, arrives MS: 0615.
  • April 05 Sunday: 00613 Premium special Dep NCJ: 1700, TEN: 1815, VPT: 2017, MDU: 2050, TPJ: 2340, TJ: 0045, arrives MS: 0720.
  • April 16 Thursday: 06002 Express Special Dep TEN: 2115, SRT: 2235, MDU: 0015, TPJ: 0300, VM: 0550, arrives MS: 0900.
  • April 29 Wednesday: 06032 Express special Dep TEN: 1815, CVP: 1900, MDU: 2050, DG: 2200, TPJ: 2340, VM: 0300, arrives MS: 0615.
  •  May 07 Thursday: 06002 Express Special Dep TEN: 2115, SRT: 2235, MDU: 0015, TPJ: 0300, VM: 0550, arrives MS: 0900.

Route and Stoppages: Tirunelveli, Kovilpatti, Satur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirapalli Jn., Tanjavur Jn., Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Tambaram, Mambalam. 06003/2 will stop at Vanchi Maniyachi, Kodaikanal Road also.

Composition (06038/00613 NCJ): 01 AC 2 tier, 02 AC 3 tier, 12 Sleeper Coaches, 02 SLRs (17 coaches).

Composition (all others): 21 Sleeper Coaches, 02 SLRs (23 coaches).

Summer Special Trains Between Chennai and Kerala via Coimbatore

06033/06034 Trivandrum Central – Chennai Central – Trivandrum Summer Special (SR)

  • 06033 from Trivandrum Central TVC to Chennai  Central MAS will run on Thursday April 01 2015. Schedule: Departs TVC: 1600 (Thu), QLN: 1700, KTYM: 1855, ERN: 2045, PGT: 0008 (Fri), CBE: 0125, SA: 0435, KPD: 0725, AJJ: 0815, arrives MAS: 0940 (Fri).
  • 06034 from Chennai Central MAS to Trivandrum Central TVC will run on Friday April 02 2015. Timings: Departs MAS: 1815 (Fri), KPD: 2010, ED: 0025 (Sat), CBE: 0210, PGT: 0330, ERN: 0630, KTYM: 0730, CNGR: 0802, QLN: 0945, arrives TVC: 1100 (Sat).

Composition: 02 AC 2 tier, 02 AC 3 tier, 11 Sleeper Class, 02 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (19 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town (North), Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam.

06035/06036 Ernakulam – Chennai Central – Ernakulam Summer Special (SR)

  • 06035 from Ernakulam Jn ERS to Chennai Central MAS will run on Thursday April 09 2015 only. Schedule: Departs ERS: 1900 (Thu), TCR: 2003, PGT: 2150, CBE: 2320, ED: 0050 (Fri), KPD: 0455, AJJ: 0545, arrives MAS: 0715 (Fri).
  • 06036 from Chennai Central MAS to Ernakulam Jn ERS will run on Friday April 10 2015 only. Timetable: Departs MAS: 2230 (Fri), AJJ: 2330, KPD: 0020 (Sat), SA: 0320, CBE: 0650, PGT: 0745, TCR: 0920, arrives ERS: 1050 (Sat).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 02 AC 3 tier, 11 Sleeper Coaches, 03 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (19 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Ernakulam Town (North), Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam.

Summer Special Trains Between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka

07324/07323 Hubli – Chennai Central – Hubli Biweekly Summer Special (SWR)

  • 07324 from Hubli UBL to Chennai Central MAS via Bellari will run on Mondays, Wednesdays April 06, 08, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, May 04, 06, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 2015. Schedule: Departs UBL: 2020 (M, W), HPT: 2330, BAY: 0055 (Tu, Th), GTL: 0155, HX: 0522, RU: 0825, AJJ: 0935, arrives MAS: 1100 (Tu, Th).
  • 07323 from Chennai Central MAS to Hubli UBL via Bellari will run on Tuesdays, Thursdays April 07, 09, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, May 05, 07, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 2015. Timetable: Departs MAS: 1315 (Tu, Th), AJJ: 1425, RU: 1605, YA: 1905, GTL: 2250, BAY: 0035 (W, F), GDG: 0352, arrives UBL: 0500 (W, F).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 01 AC 3 tier, 06 Sleeper Coaches, 06 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (16 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Gadag, Koppal, Hospet, Toranagallu, Bellary, Guntakal, Gooty, Tadipatri, Muddanuru, Yerraguntla, Kadapa, Nandalur, Razampeta, Koduru, Renigunta, Arakkonam.

Information provided here is only indicative in nature and please always confirm all information with official sources before relying on them (Contact your nearest railway station or call 139 or visit the official website of Indian Railways). This website is not an official website of the Indian Railways but is run by a railway enthusiast. The official website of the railways is http://indianrailways.gov.in.


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