The much-awaited second daily night train on the Bangalore-Thiruvananthapuram Kochuveli-Bangalore sector will become a reality when the 16316 Kochuveli-Bangalore Express leaves here on Wednesday. 16315/16316 Kochuveli- Bangalore- Kochuveli Express has been made a daily train.
Train no: 16316 will leave Kochuveli at 4.50 p.m. to reach Bangalore at 8.35 a.m. In the return direction, train no: 16315 will leave Bangalore at 5.15 p.m. to reach Kochuveli at 9 a.m.
The other daily night train to Bangalore is the 16525/16526 Kanyakumary-Bangalore-Kanyakumary Island Express. Meanwhile, Railways have cancelled train nos:16322/16321 Thiruvananthapuram-Bangalore Weekly expresses with effect from Wednesday. The move has come in for criticism from several quarters. The general secretary of the Thrissur Railway Passengers Association, P. Krishnakumar, has urged Railways to restore the weekly train.