Sabarimala Special Trains for 2009 – 2010 season from Andhra Pradesh – Special SCR Trains to Sabarimala

To clear extra rush of Ayyappa pilgrims of Andhra Pradesh cities and towns, South Central Railway (SCR) will run special trains in December 2009, and January 2010. The trains will start from Kakinada, Vijayawada, Machilipatnam, Narsapur, Sirpur Kagaznagar, Nizamabad, Aurangabad and Akola and reach Kollam.

The Hindu reports:

  • The South Central Railway will run several special trains to clear extra rush of passenger traffic, including pilgrims bound for Sabarimala, from Kakinada Town, Vijayawada, Machilipatnam, Narsapur, Sirpurkagaznagar, Nizamabad, Aurangabad and Akola to Kollam and in return direction between December 1, 2009 and January 19, 2010. Advance reservations for the special trains will be open from November 22, 2009.
  • Train No. 744 Kakinada Town special will leave on December 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 17, 18, 22, 23, January 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 at 8 p.m. and arrive at Kollam at 12.15 a.m. the second day. In return direction, train No. 743 will depart from Kollam on December 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19, 20, 24, 25, January 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 at 2.15 a.m. and reach Kakinada Town at 5 a.m. the next day.
  • Train No.730 Vijayawada special will depart on December 2 and 9 at 7 p.m. and reach Kollam at 10 p.m. the next day. In return direction, train No. 729 will leave Kollam on December 3 and 10 at 11.50 p.m. and reach Vijayawada at 10.30 p.m. the next day.
  • Train No.730A Machilipatnam special will leave Machilipatnam on December 5 and 12 at 4.30 p.m. and reach Kollam at 10 p.m. the next day. In return direction, train No. 729A will depart from Kollam on December 6 and 13 at 11.50 p.m. and reach Machilipatnam at 2 a.m. the second day.
  • Train No.730B Vijayawada special will depart from Vijayawada on December 3, 16, January 1 and 2 at 11 p.m. and reach Kollam at 12.15 a.m. the second day. In the return direction, Train No. 729B Kollam – Vijayawada Special train will leave from Kollam on December 10, 14, 23 at 2.15 a.m. and reach Vijayawada at 2.30 a.m. the next day.

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  1. Pavan Kumar says:

    Sir,

    I want to know this year when special trains will start to sabarimala from hyderabad specify the date and month plz

  2. venkat says:

    pls give information by print media about special trains run to sabarimala in the period of December 2010 – January 2011