Special trains for Deepavali

South Western Railways will operate special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers during the Deepavali festival between Bangalore and Tiruchchirapalli and Mysore and Chennai via Bangalore.

Accordingly, Train No 06571, the Bangalore-Tiruchchirapalli Express Special, will depart Bangalore City station at 5.15 am from October 28 to November 10 (14 specials only) and arrive at Tiruchchirapalli Junction at 1 pm on the same day.

En route, the Express Special will stop at the Bangalore Cantonment, Krishnarajapuram, Bangarpet, depart at Jolarpettai “A” Cabin, Tiruppattur, Morappur, Bommidi, Salem, Rasipuram, Namakkal, Karur, Kulitalai and Pettaivaytalai.

On the return journey, Train No 06572  will depart Tiruchchirapalli station at 2.30 pm from October 28  to November 10 (14 specials only) and arrive at the Bangalore City station at 11.15 pm that same night. The Express Special will have a total of 14 coaches, including six second-class chair cars, six general second-class coaches and two second-class luggage-cum-brake vans.

Train No 01035, the Mysore-Chennai Central Weekly Express Special, will depart Mysore station at 10.55 pm on Fridays, with effect from November 1 to 15 (three specials only) and arrive at Chennai Central station at 9.20 am, the next day. En route, the Weekly Express special will stop at Mandya, Bangalore City, Bangalore Cantonment, Bangarpet, Jolarpettai Junction, Vaniyambadi, Gudiyattam, Katpadi Junction, ArakkonamJunction and Perambur.

In the return direction, Train No 0136 will depart Chennai Central station at 8 pm on Saturdays, with effect from November 2 to 16 (three  specials only) and arrive at Mysore station at 5.15 am the next day.

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