Southern railways announced new Sabarimala Special trains between Kollam and Visakhaptnam to avoid extra rush of passengers during the pilgrim season. Following are the details
- Train No. 08567 / 08568 Visakhapatnam - Kollam weekly special train:- Train No.08567 Visakhapatnam - Kollam weekly special train will leave Visakhapatnam at 22.25 hrs. on 23.11.2014(Sundays),30th Dec, 7th Dec,14th Dec,21st Dec ,28th Dec, 4th Jan,11 Jan and 18 Jan and reach Kollam at 04.00 hrs.on the third day. Train No.08568 Kollam - Vishakaptnam weekly special train will leave Kollam at 09.45 hrs. on 25.11.2014(Tuesday) ,2nd Dec,9th Dec, 16th Dec ,23rd Dec,30th Dec, 6th Jan, 13th Jan and 20th Jan and reach Vishakaptnam at 13.45 hrs. on the next day. Composition:- of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 1 AC 3-tier, 5 Sleeper Class, 6 general second class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches. Stoppages:- Duvvada, Samarlakota, Rajahmundry,Tadepalligudem, Eluru,Vijayawada,Tenali,ongole,Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore Jn, Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.