Special Trains for Pongal Festival

Pongal Special trains are announced for the year 2017. As everyone know that Pongal is one of the important festival celebrated in India. As like Diwali festival there will be more rush in the trains and buses. So central & State government will usually announces special trains & special buses for the Pongal & other festival. This year central government has announced n number of special trains to clear the extra rush with in the trains.

Pongal Festival Special Trains 2017  :

As we discussed earlier most of the people want to celebrate most of the Indian festivals like Pongal, Diwali with their families. We are sure if you follow this blog regularly you will get regular updates on your special train travel. You can find the below list of special trains for reaching your destination.

Southern Railway Pongal special Trains:

  1. Suvidha super fast special train from Chennai Central to Ernakulam Junction:

Train No.00638 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Junction Suvidha superfast specialtrain will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n 22.01.2017 and reach Ernakulam Junction at 11.55 hrs. the next day.

Composition:AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2,Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggeage cum Break vans – 2.

Stoppages:Katpadi, Erode, Coimbatore, Palghat and Thrissur.

  1. Superfast special train from Ernakulam Junciton to Chennai Central.

Train No.06172 Ernakulam Junction – Chennai Central Superfast special will leave Ernakulam Junction at 19.00 hrs. o­n 24.01.2017 and reach Chennai Central at 07.15 hrs. the next day.

Stoppages:Aluva, Thrissur, Palghat, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.

Composition:AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2,Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggeage cum Break vans – 2.

  1. Special train between Puducherry – Coimbatore Junction.

Train No.06167 Puducherry – Coimbatore Junction special will leave Puducherry at 12.30 hrs. o­n 16.01.2017 and reach Coimbatore at 21.00 hrs. same day.

Stoppages:Villupuram, Vridhachalam, Chinna Salem, Attur, Salem Town, Salem Junction, Sankaridurg, Erode, Uttukuli, Tiruppur and Coimbatore North.

Composition:– AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 4, General second class 6 and luggage-cum-brakevan coaches 2.

  1. Special train betweenCoimbatore Junction – Chennai Egmore.

Train No.06168 Coimbatore Juntion – Chennai Egmore special will leave Coimbatore at 5.30 hrs. o­n 17.01.2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 16.15 hrs. same day.

Stoppages: Coimbatore North, Tiruppur, Uttukuli, Erode, Sankaridurg, Salem Juntion, Salem Town, Attur, Chinna Salem, Vridhachalam, Villupuram, Tindivanam, Melmaruvattur, Chengalpattu, Tambaram and Mambalam.

Composition:– AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 4, General second class 6 and luggage-cum-brakevan coaches 2.

  1. Special Train between Kochuveli and Mangalore Junction.

Train No.06171 Kochuveli – Mangalore Junction special will leave Kochuveli at 22.00 hrs. o­n 16.01.2017 and reach Mangalore Junction at 11.45 hrs. the next day.

Stoppages: Kollam, Kayamkulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Shoranur Junction, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad and Kasaragod.

Composition:AC 2-tier – 2, AC 3-tier – 3,Sleeper Class – 12 and luggage-cum-brakevan coaches – 2.

Advance reservations for the above trains will commence o­n 10.01.2017

  1. Special trains between Chennai Egmore – Coimbatore (via Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Salem)

Train No.06175 Chennai Egmore – Coimbatore special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 10.15 hrs. o­n 13.01.2017 and reach Coimbatore at 21.00 hrs. the same day.

Train No.06176 Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore special train will leave Coimbatore at 05.30 hrs. o­n 14.01.2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 16.15 hrs. the same day.

Composition:  AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 9, General Second Class – 6 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages:  Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Tindivanam, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Chinna Salem, Attur, Salem Town, Salem Jn., Sankaridurg, Erode, Uthukkuli, Tirupur and Coimbatore North.

Train No.06176 Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore special train will stop at Mambalam also.

  1. Special train from Chennai Egmore to Tirunelveli

Train No.06177 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 13.01.2017 and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition:  AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 3, Second Class Chair Car – 3, General Second Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages:  Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi.

3.Special train from Kochuveli to Chennai Central

Train No.06178 Kochuveli – Chennai Central special train will leave Kochuveli at 01.00 hrs. o­n 16.01.2017 and reach Chennai Central at 18.30 hrs. the same day.

Composition:  AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 3, Second Class Chair Car – 3, General Second Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages:  Kollam, Kayamkulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.

4.Special train from Chennai Central to Vizianagaram

Train No.06179 Chennai Central – Vizianagaram special train will leave Chennai Central at 19.00 hrs. o­n 14.01.2017 and reach Vizianagaram at 11.30 hrs. the next day.

Composition:  AC 2-tier – 2, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 13, General Second Class – 3 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages:  Sullurupeta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajamundry, Samalkot, Anakapalli, Duvavada and Visakhapatnam.

 

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