Mangaluru, Oct 7,2017: Indian Railway has decided to run special trains between Mumbai CSMT - Kochuveli - Mumbai CSMT to clear extra rush of passengers during Diwali festival. Train 01079 Mumbai CSMT - Kochuveli special will leave Mumbai CSMT at 12.20am on October 17 and 24 respectively and reach Kochuveli at 9am on Thursday.
Train 01080 Kochuveli-Mumbai CSMT special will leave Kochuveli at 12pm on October 18 and 25 and reach Mumbai CSMT at 10.15pm next day.
Three trains to be delayed : There will be a delay in the arrival of three trains at Mangaluru Central station on Saturday and Sunday, Oct 7 & 8, on account of maintenance work at the Shoranur yard.
The trains will be regulated on the way and will be delayed at the destination, a release from Southern Railway said. Train No. 16604 Thiruvanan- thapuram-Mangaluru Central Maveli Express will be delayed by 60 minutes. Train No.12685 Chennai Central-Mangaluru Central Super Fast Express will be delayed by 20 minutes. Train No. 16629 Thiruvana- nthapuram-Mangaluru Central Malabar Express will be delayed by 30 minutes.
Work at the yard will be taken up from 11 p.m. on Saturday to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Ballast packing using track machines will be taken up at the yard according to official information.