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Monsoon time table on Konkan route effective from today

Friday, Jun 10, 2016,16:03 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Mangaluru | The revised time schedule announced by the Railways on the Konkan route during the monsoon season will come into effect from today.

The monsoon time table on the route would continue to be in effect until October 31, Konkan Railway Corporation said in a release here.

Trains will run at reduced speeds on the Konkannetwork that passes through hilly terrain to avoid anypossible untoward incident during torrential rains.

The newtimetable would be applicable to all trains starting on June10, from their originating stations.

The schedule of two trains,the Mangaluru Central-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Matsyagandha express andErnakulam Junction- Nizamuddin Mangala Lakshadweep express has been advanced during the period.

The Matsyagandha express willleave Mangaluru Centralat 12.50 PM instead of the original time of 2.35 PM, while the Mangala Lakshadweep express will leave Ernakulam at 10.45 AM and reach Mangaluru at 7.30 PM.

The original departure time ofthe train from Mangaluru was 9.45 PM, the release said.

Passengers who had booked tickets much earlier have beenadvised to check the new timings before starting their journey.