Onam Special Trains to Kerala from Chennai, Mangalore, Nagercoil announced for Onam festival 2013. Southern Railway has announced three special trains between Chennai-Mangalore, Nagercoil-Velankanni and Chennai-Nagercoil to clear the rush of passengers during Onam festival seasons.
Chennai Central-Mangalore Junction superfast special would leave Chennai on September 14 and 29 at 9 PM and reach Mangalore at 12.45 PM the following day respectively. The return trains would leave Mangalore at 2.45 pm on September 15 and 22 and reach Chennai at 7.45 the following day respectively.
Nagercoil-Velankanni specials would leave Nagercoil at 2 PM on August 27 and reach Velankanni at 3 AM the following day, while the return train would leave Velankanni at 1 PM and arrive at Nagercoil at 2.45 AM.
Chennai Central-Nagercoil specials would leave Chennai at 5.40 PM on September 7 and reach Nagercoil at 9.30 AM the following day, while the return train would leave Nagercoil at 1.20 PM on September 8 and would arrive at Chennai at 5 AM the following day.
Advance reservation for the trains will commence on August 25, 2013.