Special trains for Christmas
South Western Railway will run special trains between Goa and Nagapattinam to clear extra rush during ensuing Christmas.
Accordingly, Vaco-da-Gama-Nagapttinam weekly express special (train number 0675) will depart Vasco-da-Gama station at 6.10 pm on Mondays from December 6 to January 17, 2011 and and arrive at Nagapattinam at 6.15 am on Tuesdays.
En route, the train will pass through Madgaon, Canacona, Karwa, Bhatkal, Udupi, Managalore junction, Kasargod, Thalassery, Kozhikkode, Palakkad, Tirupur, Tiruchchirappalli, Tanjavur and Tiruvarur.
In the return, the train number 0676 Nagapttinam-Vasco-Da-Gama weekly express special will depart Nagapattinam at 10.30 pm on Tuesdays December 7 to January 18, 2011 and arrive at Vasco-Da-Gama at 10 am on Wednesday.
The Weekly Express Special has total 18 coaches consisting of one A C 2-tier coach, one A C 3-tier coach, nine second class sleepers, and one general second class -cum-disabled coach.