MANGALORE: Konkan Railway will operate AC Super Fast special trains between Ahmedabad and Mangalore on a weekly basis during Diwali Festival to clear extra rush of passengers.
The Ahmedabad – Mangalore Special train 09420 will run on every Wednesday from October 16 to November 27 with a total of seven trips. The train will leave from Ahmedabad at 4.35pm and will reach Mangalore at 7.40 pm next day. This time table is applicable up to October 31 of monsoon time table. From November 1 onwards during the non monsoon Time Table, the train will leave from Ahmedabad at 4.35 pm and will reach at Mangalore at 7.05 pm on next day.
Train 09419 Mangalore – Ahmedabad Special train will run every Thursday from October 17 to November 28, again with a total of seven trips. The train will leave from Mangalore at 10.30 pm and reach Ahmedabad at 12.50 am on third day up to October 31. From November 1 onwards, the train will leave from Mangalore at 10.30pm and reach Ahmedabad at 23.15 pm on second day.
The special trains will halt at Nadiyad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Navsari, Valsad, Vapi, Vasai, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Pernem, Thivim, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Kumta, Murdeshwar, Bhatkal, Kundapur, Udupi, Suratkal, Thokur. The train will have 15 Coaches.