MANGALORE: Indian Railways has renumbered six trains including the Chennai Egmore – Mangalore Central – Chennai daily express. Train numbers 16107/16108 Chennai Egmore – Mangalore Central – Chennai (daily) express will be re-numbered as 16859/16860 with effect from September 1. Train numbers 16865/16866 Karaikal – Ernakulam – Karaikal (daily) express will be renumbered as 16187/16188 with effect from September 1.
Train number 12653 Puducherry – Mangalore Central (weekly) express will be renumbered as train number 16857 with effect from September 7 and train number 12654 Manglore Central – Puducherry express will be renumbered as train 16858 with effect from September 8. Train numbers 16857/16858 will run via Coimbatore Junction and will not stop at Podanur. Extension of these trains to Puducherry from and to Tiruchchirappalli will be notified later.
Train 12998/12997 Hapa – Tirunelveli – Hapa (bi-weekly) express will be renumbered as 19578/19577 with effect from November 1 and 4 respectively.