The following special trains will be run between Visakhapatnam and Kollam in order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the Sabarimala season.
Visakhapatnam – Kollam – Visakhapatnam Bi-weekly specials: T.No.08569 Visakhapatnam – Kollam Bi-weekly Special will leave Visakhapatnam at 09.00 hrs. on Thursdays & Sundays from 15.12.2011 to 15.1.2012 and arrive Kollam at 15.30 hrs. the next day.T.No.08570 Kollam – Visakhapatnam Bi-weekly Special will leave Kollam at 19.20 hrs. on Mondays & Fridays from 16.12.2011 to 16.1.2012 and arrive Visakhapatnam at 01.25 hrs. the third day. The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 1 AC 3-tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 4 General Second Class & 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.The trains will stop at Duvvada, Anakapalli, Tuni, Annavaram, Samalkot, Rajamundry, Tadepalligudam, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Tirupati, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.
Advance reservation for the above trains will commence on 14.12.2011.