Onam Special Trains 2011 from Chennai to Trivandrum Ernakulam and Shornur via Palakkad



Southern Railway of Indian Railways has announced special trains for Onam festival in 2011 from Chennai in Tamil Nadu to Ernakulam and Shornur in Kerala. The special train will run on Sundays and Mondays in August and September 2011. In Kerala, these trains will have stops at Palakkad, Ottapalam, Thrisur and Aluva. Advance reservation has started for all the below trains.
Onam is the harvest of Kerala and in 2011, Thiruonam is on September 9.

T.No.06055/06056 Chennai Central – Ernakulam – Chennai Central Superfast Specials (via. Coimbatore):


T.No.06055 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at 11:30 PM on Sundays from 31.7.2011 to 9.10.2011 and arrive Ernakulam Jn. at 11.00 AM the next day.

T.No.06056 Ernakulam – Chennai Central Superfast Special will leave Ernakulam at 3.15 pm on Mondays from 1.8.2011 to 10.10.2011 and arrive at Chennai Central at 3.45 AM the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 1 AC 3-tier, 8 Sleeper Class and 6 General Second Class

The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Ottapalam, Thrisur and Aluva. T.No.06055 will stop at Ernakulam Town also. T.No.06056 will stop at Perambur also.

T.No.06063/06064 Chennai Central – Shoranur – Chennai Central Weekly Superfast Specials (via. Coimbatore):

T.No.06063 Chennai Central – Shoranur Weekly Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at 11.30 PM on Mondays from 1.8.2011 to 10.10.2011 and arrive at Shoranur at 08.50 AM the next day.

T.No.06064 Shoranur – Chennai Central Weekly Superfast Special will leave Shoranur at 19.10 hrs on Tuesdays from 2.8.2011 to 11.10.2011 and arrive Chennai Central at 05.15 AM the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 3-tier, 5 Sleeper Class and 6 General Second Class.

The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad and Ottapalam. T.No.06064 will stop at Perambur also.


Nagercoil – Mangalore Jn. – Nagercoil Specials (via. Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam Town, Shoranur, Kannur): 

T.No.06304 Nagercoil – Mangalore Special will leave Nagercoil at 16.50 hrs. on 29.8.2011 and arrive Mangalore Jn. at 10.30 hrs. the next day. 

T.No.06303 Mangalore Jn. – Nagercoil Special will leave Mangalore Jn. at 13.35 hrs. on 30.8.2011 and arrive Nagercoil at 04.45 hrs. the next day. 

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 7 Sleeper Class, 4 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Eraniel, Kulitturai, Neyyatinkara, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Shroanur, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikkode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad and Kasaragod.

Coimbatore – Chennai Central – Coimbatore Superfast Specials: 

T.No.06616 Coimbatore – Chennai Central Superfast Special will leave Coimbatore at 22.45 hrs. on 30.8.2011 and arrive Chennai Central at 06.45 hrs. the next day. 

T.No.06617 Chennai Central – Coimbatore Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at22.30 hrs. on 31.8.2011 and arrive Coimbatore at 06.50 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 13 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi and Arakkonam.T.No.06616 will stop at Perambur also.T.No.06617 will stop at Coimbatore North also.

Chennai Central – Mangalore Central – Chennai Central Specials (via. Coimbatore):

T.No.06067 Chennai Central – Mangalore Central Special will leave Chennai Central at 20.45 hrs. on 7.9.2011 and arrive Mangalore Central at13.00 hrs. the next day. 

T.No.06068 Mangalore Central – Chennai Central Special will leave Mangalore Central at 20.30 hrs. on 8.9.2011 and arrive Chennai Central at 12.25 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 13 AC 3-tier coaches. 

The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Shoranur, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikkode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad and Kasaragod.T.No.06068 will stop at Perambur also.

Chennai Central – Nagercoil Special (via. Erode, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram): 

T.No.06069 Chennai Central – Nagercoil Special will leave Chennai Central at 23.30 hrs. on 7.9.2011 and arrive Nagercoil at 17.00 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the train will be 3 AC 2-tier, 3 AC 3-tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The train will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, tiruvalla, Chengannur, Kayankulam, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Neyyatinkara, Kulitturai and Eraniel.

Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Special (via. Tirunelveli, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Villupuram): 

T.N.06070 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Special will leave Nagercoil at 19.40 hrs. on 8.9.2011 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 09.05 hrs. the next day. 

The composition of the train will be 3 AC 2-tier, 3 AC 3-tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The train will stop at Tirunelveli, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Tambaram and Mambalam.


Chennai Central – Kochuveli – Chennai Central Superfast Specials:
T.No. 06081 Chennai Central – Kochuveli Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at 15.15 hrs. on 07.09.2011 and arrive Kochuveli at 07.10 hrs. next day.

T.No. 06082 Kochuveli – Chennai Central Superfast Special will leave Kochuveli at 13.45 hrs on 10.09.2011 and arrive Chennai Central at 06.15 hrs. next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 3-tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 4 General Second Class, 2 lugguage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Podanur, Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Chenganaseri, Tiruvalla, Chengannur, Mavelikara, Kayankulam and Kollam.