More trains will be operated between Vizag and Kollam to handle the rush during Sabarimala season.
Visakhapatnam – Kollam bi-weekly special (Train No 08569) will leave Visakhapatnam at 9 am on Thursdays and Sundays from December 15, 2011 to January 15, 2012. It will reach Kollam at 3.30 pm the next day. Kollam-Visakhapatnam bi-weekly special (Train No 08570) will leave Kollam at 7.20 pm on Mondays and Fridays from December 16, 2011 to January 16, 2012 and reach Visakhapatnam at 1.25 am the third day.
The trains will stop at Duvvada, Anakapalli, Tuni, Annavaram, Samalkot, Rajamundry, Tadepalligudam, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Tirupati, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.
Advance reservation for the above trains will start on 14th Wednesday.