Southern Railways will operate 90 special trains, starting on November 25 2013, to meet the rush during the Sabarimala season. Advance reservations will begin on Wednesday. The trains will be operated till January 25 next year. The following trains will be operated.
Train No. 06001 Chennai Central-Kollam Superfast weekly special (via Coimbatore) will leave Central at 3.15pm on Mondays and arrive at Kollam at 5.45am on Tuesdays. In the return direction, Train No. 06002 Kollam-Chennai Central weekly special will leave Kollam at 10.45am on Tuesdays and arrive at Central at 3.45am on Wednesdays.
Train No. 06310 Nagercoil-Chennai Egmore Superfast weekly special (via Vridhachalam) will leave Nagercoil at 7.40pm on Tuesdays and arrive at Chennai Egmore at 8.50am on Wednesdays. Train No. 06309 Chennai Egmore-Nagercoil Junction weekly special will leave Chennai Egmore at 11am on Wednesdays and arrive at Nagercoil Junction at 6.55am on Thursdays.
Train No. 06316 Kochuveli-Chennai Central weekly special will leave Kochuveli at 3.35pm on Fridays and arrive at Central at 8.30am on Saturdays. T No. 06315 Chennai Central-Kochuveli weekly special will leave Central at 3.15pm on Saturdays and arrive at Kochuveli at 6.50am on Sundays.
Train No. 06318 Kochuveli-Chennai Central special will leave Kochuveli at 8.15pm on Mondays and arrive at Chennai Central at 1.15pm on Tuesdays. T No. 06317 Chennai Central-Kochuveli weekly special will leave Central at 5.30pm on Tuesdays and arrive at Kochuveli at 10.30am on Wednesdays.