Visakhapatnam - Kottayam - Kollam - Sabarimala Special Trains 2011 – 2012

From 15th December, 2011 up to 16th January, 2012, in order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic of pilgrims bound for Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala, South Central Railway will run Special trains Visakhapatnam to Kollam via Kottayam. The train will have stops at Duvvada, Anakapalli, Tuni, Annavaram, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta,Tirupati, Katpadi,Jolarpattai, Salem, Erode, Coimbator, Palakkad, Thrisur, Ernakulam Town and Kottayam. The train services from Visakhapatnam are on Thursdays and Sundays.

Train.No: 08569/08570 Visakhapatnam - Kollam – Visakhapatnam Sabrimala Specials: December 15, 2011 to January 16, 2012

Train No. 08569 Visakhapatnam-Kollam bi-weekly Special Train will depart Visakhapatnam at 09:0 hrs on Thursdays and Sundays ie. o­n 15th, 18th, 22nd, 25th, 29th December, 2011 and 1st, 5th, 8th, 12th, 15th January, 2012 and arrive Kollamat 15 30 hrs o­n the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 08570 Kollam-Visakhapatnam bi-weekly Special Train will depart Kollam at 19:20 hrs o­n Fridays and Mondays ie., o­n 16th , 19th , 23rd, 26th , 30th December,2011 and 2nd , 6th, 9th, 13th, 16th January 2012 and arrive Visakhapatnam at 01:25 o­n the second day.