एरनाकुलम Ernakulam (ERS): Railways have introduced weekly special trains between Ernakulam and Santragachi via Katpadi and Jolarpet to clear extra rush of passengers.
No.02851 Santragachi – Ernakulam junction weekly special train will leave Santragachi at 4.05pm on September 13 and 20 and November 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 (on Saturdays), leave Katpadi at 7.40pm on Sundays and reach Ernakulam junction at 7am on Mondays.
No. 02852 Ernakulam junction – Santragachi weekly special train will leave Ernakulam at 8.50am on September 16 and 23 and November 4, 11, 18, 25 and December 2 (on Tuesdays), leave Katpadi at 7.05pm on Tuesdays and reach Santragachi at 3am on Thursdays.
The trains will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Berhampur, Vizianagaram, Vishakapatnam, Samalkot Jn., Rajamundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Gudiyattam, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur and Aluva.
The composition of the trains will be two AC 3-tier, eight sleeper class, five general second class and two luggage-cum-brake van coaches.