Southern Railway will run the following special train to clear the extra rush of passengers from Chennai Central to Mangalore.
Train 06049 Chennai Central Mangalore Central weekly special will leave Chennai Central at 8.40 pm on Mondays from February 28 to March 28 and arrive at Mangalore Central at 1.45 pm the next day. Train 06050 Mangalore - Chennai Central weekly special will leave Mangalore Central at 4.20 pm on Tuesdays from March 1 to March 29 and arrive at Chennai Central at 9.20 am the next day.
The composition of the trains will be one AC two-tier, 10 sleeper class, four general second class and two luggage-cum-brake van coaches. The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Shoranur, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikkode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad and Kasargod. Train 06050 will stop at Perambur also. Advance reservation will commence on February 24.