Ekm-Velankanni train to operate twice a week from Kollam

The announcement was made after a high-level meeting with the general manager and senior officials of the Southern Railway

Published: 30th September 2019 10:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2019 10:47 AM   |  A+A-

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' The Railway Board has approved a proposal to run the Ernakulam-Velankanni special train twice a week. '( File Photo | EPS )

By Express News Service

KOLLAM: More train services will be made available from Kollam station once the construction of the pit-line is completed.

Several train services have been extended to Kollam station for the ease of the passengers here, said N K Premachandran, MP.

The announcement was made after a high-level meeting with the general manager and senior officials of the Southern Railway on Sunday.

The Railway Board has approved a proposal to run the Ernakulam-Velankanni special train twice a week regularly, the MP said. 

Based on the request made by the MP to arrange a morning train service till Kollam from Thiruvananthapuram, the board has extended the service of Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram Passenger train which arrives at the capital around 8.30 am to Kollam.

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