The Summer Special Train Service between Mettupalayam and Udhagamandalam has resumed today (Saturday, 21st May)!
This summer special train will start from Mettupalayam daily at 7.30 AM and will reach Ooty (Udhagamandalam) at Noon.
On the return service, the train will start at 2.00 PM from Ooty and will reach Mettupalayam at 5.35 PM.
As the summer festival season is in full swing in Ooty and further, as the schools are all closed for summer vacation, the number of tourists enjoying this mountain trip has been increasing by large numbers with each passing day! The real situation is that some tourists are not able to get tickets for this special travel and trudge back with disappointment!!!
Keeping this in mind, the Southern Railway Administration has commenced the special mountain train services between Mettupalayam and Ooty!
This train service commences today and will be available until 16th July!!
Similarly, the summer special train services from Ooty to Mettupalayam will be run 9 times on all Fridays from 27th May until 22nd July.
The special train starts from Mettupalayam at 9.10 AM and reaches Ooty at 2.25 PM.
It starts from Ooty at 11.25 AM and reaches Mettupalayam at 4.20 PM.
The 1st Class train fare from Mettupalayam to Coonoor is Rs. 1210/-. The 2nd class train fare is Rs. 815/-,
The 1st class train fare from Mettupalayam to Ooty is Rs. 1576/-. The 2nd class fare is 1065/-.