Railways to restore unreserved cars on three express trains
Southern Railway has decided to restore unreserved cars on three express trains departing from Mangaluru Central from November 25.
An official statement said here that train No. 22609/610 Mangaluru Central-Coimbatore Jn.-Mangaluru Central Intercity Superfast Express would receive six second-class general coaches. Train No. 16605/606 Mangaluru Central-Nagercoil Jn.-Mangaluru Central Ernad Express would also accommodate six second-class general coaches.
Train No. 16649/650 Mangaluru Central-Nagercoil Jn.-Mangaluru Central Parasuram Express would receive two second class general cars and four second class seat cars.
The fares for these trains would be second-class postal / express fares and whenever they operate as ultra-fast trains, additional ultra-fast charges would apply, the statement said.
Meanwhile, train No. 16649 Mangaluru Central – Nagercoil Junction Daily Parasuram Express leaving Mangalore Ctrl at 5 a.m. on Saturday will be interrupted at Thiruvananthapuram Central and partially canceled between Thiruvananthapuram Central and Nagercoil Jn. Its pairing train, 16650, leaves Thiruvananthapuram at 6:10 a.m. on Saturday instead of Nagercoil, according to another statement.
The Nagercoil Junction – Mangaluru Central Daily Ernad Express train No. 16606, which was scheduled to leave Nagercoil at 2 a.m. on Saturday, is partially canceled between Nagercoil and Thiruvananthapuram and will begin its service from Thiruvananthapuram at 3.35 a.m. towards Mangaluru.
Saturday’s train # 16605 Mangaluru Central – Nagercoil Junction Daily Ernad Express will have a short stop at Thiruvananthapuram Central.