The Konkan Railway will run an air-conditioned weekly super fast special trains between Ahmedabad and Mangalore via Konkan route this Diwali season festival to clear extra rush of passengers.
Ahmedabad–Mangalore special train no. 09420 will run every Wednesday from October 16 to November 27. The train with 15 coaches will have seven trips.
The train will leave Ahmedabad at 4.35 p.m. and reach Mangalore at 7.40 p.m. the next day up to October 31. From November 1 onwards the train will leave from Ahmedabad at 4.35 p.m. and will reach at Mangalore at 7.05 p.m. the next day.
Train No. 09419 Mangalore – Ahmedabad special train will run every Thursday from October 17 to November 28. There will be seven trips. The train will leave Mangalore at 10.30 p.m. and will reach Ahmedabad at 12.50 a.m. on third day up to October 31. From November 1 onwards the train will leave from Mangalore at 10.30 p.m. and will reach Ahmedabad at 11.15 p.m. on the second day.
The special trains will halt at Nadiyad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Navsari, Valsad, Vapi, Vasai, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Pernem, Thivim, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Kumta, Murdeshwar, Bhatkal, Kundapur, Udupi, Surathkal, Thokur.