Train services extended

The South Western Railway (SWR) has decided to extend the period of Tri-Weekly Express specials between Kochuveli-Bangalore City-Kochuveli stations (06316/06315) till Jan 28, 2013 to clear extra rush for Sabarimala festival/winter season.

Accordingly, Kochuveli-Bangalore City-Tri Weekly Express  will depart Kochuveli at 4.30 pm on Sundays, Mondays and Fridays from November 2, 2012  and arrive in Bangalore City at 10 am the next day.

The last special train from Kochuveli end is on January 28, 2013.  In the return direction, Bangalore City-Kochuveli-Bangalore City will depart Bangalore City at 5.15 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays from November 3, 2012  and arrive in Kochuveli at 9.25 the next day.

The last special train from Bangalore City end is on January 29, 2013. En route, the Tri-Weekly Express Specials will pass through Alappuzha, Ernakulam junction, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem and Jolarpettai “A” Cabin. 

Timings changed

Bangalore-Ernakulam Bi-Weekly Express and Bangalore-Ernakulam Weekly Express will depart Bangalore railway station at 6.50 pm instead of 5.15 pm and arrive in Ernakulam station at 6.10 am instead of 4.15 am.

Bangalore City-Trivandrum Weekly Express will depart Bangalore City station at 5.15 pm instead of 6.50 pm and arrive in Trivandrum at station at 10.30 am of 11.10 am.


The SWR has fully/partially cancelled the following passenger trains between Ballakere-Kadur-Birur stations in Mysore Division due to commissioning of doubling between Ballakere-Kadur-Birur stations and pre-interlocking and non-interlocking working at Kadur.

Fully cancelled

Bangalore-Hubli Passenger    from November 2, 4, 7;  Hubli-Bangalore Passenger on November 2, 4 and 7; Bangalore-Shimoga Town Fast Passenger on November 7, 8, 9; Shimoga Town-Bangalore Fast Passenger on November 7, 8 and 9.

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