Southern Railways announced new Summer Special Trains between Goa and Chennai for avoiding extra rush of passengers during the Summer season. This train will run on the following months April, May and June 2013. Following are the details
- Train No. 06001 / 06002 Chennai Central – Madgaon (Goa) - Chennai Central Weekly Specials: Train No. 6001 Chennai Central – Madgaon Weekly Special will leave Chennai Central at 10.10 hrs. on Sundays from 14.4.2013 to 9.6.2013 and arrive Madgaon at 10.30 hrs. the next day. Train No. 6002 Madgaon - Chennai Central Weekly Special will leave Madgaon at 13.15 hrs. on Mondays from 15.4.2013 to 10.6.2013 and arrive Chennai Central at 12.30 hrs. the next day. The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 4 AC 3-tier, 11 Sleeper Class, 3 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches. The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Gudiyattam, Ambur, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Shoranur, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikkode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad, Kasaragod, Mangalore, Suratkal, Udupi, Kundapur, Mookambika Road, Bhatkal, Murdeshwar, Kumta and Karwar. Train No. 6002 will stop at Perambur also.