Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: The South Western Railway will run special trains to clear the extra rush during Onam festival.

Ernakulam-Bangalore City-Ernakulam Weekly special (0641/0642) will leave Ernakulam Junction at 5 p.m. on Monday and reach Bangalore City at 4.20 a.m. the next day.

On the return direction, the train will leave Bangalore City at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday and reach Ernakulam Junction at 4.30 a.m. the next day.

The first service from Ernakulam will begin on August 6 and the last service will be on August 27.

The first service from Bangalore City will begin on August 7 and the last service will be on August 28.

The train will go via Bangalore Cantonment, Krishnarajapuram, Bangarpet, Kuppam, Tirupattur, Salem, Erode, Tirupur, Podanur, Palakkad, Ottapalam, Trichur and Alwaye to reach Ernakulam Junction.

Kochuveli-Bangalore City Weekly Express Special (0622/0621) will leave Kochuveli at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday and reach Bangalore City at 7.15 a.m. the next day. In the return direction, the train will leave Bangalore City on Friday at 6.55 p.m. and reach Kochuveli at 11.10 a.m. the next day.

The first service from Kochuveli will begin on August 2 and the last service will be on August 30.

The first service from Bangalore City will begin on August 3 and the last service will be on August 31.

The train will run via Bangalore Cantonment, Krishnarajapuram, Bangarpet, Tirupattur, Salem, Erode, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrisur, Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey and Quilon.

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