Trains to stop at Vaikom Road in view of temple fest

Thiruvananthapuram: Southern Railway has announced temporary stoppage at Vaikom Road station for some of the trains to and from Thiruvananthapuram in view of the ‘Vadakkupurathu pattu’ festival at the famed Mahadevar temple at Vaikom in Kottayam district.

According to a Divisional Railway release today, Nagercoil- angalore Parasuram express, Mumbai CST-Kanyakumari Jayanthi janatha express and Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore Malabar express in both directions would be stopping at at Vaikom road Railway station from April 13 to 25.

Celebrated once in every twelve year, the ” Vadakkupurathu pattu festival” has been drawing big turn out of devotees to the temple.