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Railway to run special trains for Dasara, Pooja festivals

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014,17:28 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Southern railway will run special trains to clear extra rush of passengers during Dasara and Pooja festivals. The world famous Mysore Dasara Festival will be celebrated from September 25 to October 4, 2014 in Mysore City of Karnataka State.
In terms of the request placed by the Karnataka Government before the Ministry of Railways, special trains have been announced, to enable people from various places to proceed to Mysore and witness the festival. All Railway stations have also been intimated about the Mysore Dasara Festival, to facilitate the commuters to plan their visits to the festival city well in advance and also to witness the pomp, splendour and the cultural heritage of Mysore City. The Bangalore Cantonment-Thiruvananthapuram Central Premium special train will start from Bangalore Cantonment at 1915 hrs on October 1 and reach Thiruvananthapuram Central at 0820 hrs on the following day.
In the return direction, Thiruvananthapuram Central-Bangalore Cantonment will start from Thiruvananthapuram Central at 1350 hrs on October 2 and reach Bangalore Cantonment at 0400 hrs on the following day.
The Santragachi-Ernakulam Jn weekly premium superfast special train will leave Santragachi at 1730 hrs on September 27, October 4, 11, 18 and 25 (Saturdays) and reach Ernakulam Jn at 0600 hrs on Mondays. The Ernakulam Jn-Santragachi weekly premium superfast special train will leave Ernakulam Jn at 0850 hrs on September 30, October 7, 14, 21 and 28 (Tuesdays) and reach Santragachi at 2300 hrs on Wednesdays. The Thiruvananthapuram-Kamakhya Premium special train will leave Thiruvananthapuram at 1230 hrs on September 27, Saturday, and reach Kamakhya at 2230 hrs on September 29, Monday.
The Kamakhya-Thiruvananthapuram Premium special train will leave Kamakhya at 2030 hrs on September 30, Tuesday, and reach Thiruvananthapuram at 0500 hrs on October 3, Friday.
The Kochuveli-Guwahati weekly special train will leave Kochuveli at 1200 hrs October 5, 12, 19 and 26 (Sundays), and arrive Guwahati at 0815 hrs on Wednesdays.
The Guwahati-Kochuveli weekly special train will leave Guwahati at 2325 hrs on October 8, 15, 22, 29 (Wednesdays), and arrive Kochuveli at 2230 hrs on Saturdays.
The Kochuveli-Chennai Central special train will leave Kochuveli at 1605 hrs on September 30 and reach Chennai Central at 0940 hrs the next day.
The Chennai Central-Kochuveli Superfast special will Chennai Central at 1900 hrs on October 1 and reach Kochuveli at 1100 hrs the next day. The Kochuveli-Chennai Central special train will leave Kochuveli at 1700 hrs on October 5 and reach Chennai Central at 0940 hrs the next day. The Chennai Central-Kochuveli special will Chennai Central at 1215 hrs on October 6 and reach Kochuveli at 0500 hrs the next day.