Mangaluru, Aug 03, 2017: Konkan Railway is set to run a special train on special fare between Vasco-Da-Gama and Velankanni to clear extra rush of pilgrims during the feast of Our Lady of Good Health at Velankanni. Train No 07315 Vasco-Da-Gama - Velankanni special train will leave Vasco-Da-Gama at 11.20am on August 27 and September 3 and reach Velankanni at 1pm the next day.
Train 07316 Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama special train will leave from Velankanni at 8.15pm on August 28 and September 4 and reach Vasco-Da-Gama at 9.10pm the next day.
The train will halt at Madgaon, Karwar, Kumta, Honnavar, Bhatkal, Kundapur, Udupi, Mulki, Suratkal, Mangaluru junction, Kannur, Thalaserry, Kozhikode, Shoranur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Karur, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam stations. Composition of these trains in 20 coaches including two 3-tier AC coaches, 16 sleeper and two SLR coaches according to a media release.