Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: Union Minister of State for Railways R. Velu has directed Southern Railway authorities to operate a special train from Mangalore to Dadar on Saturday.

Train 0168 Mangalore - Dadar Special will leave here at 10.30 a.m. and reach Dadar at 3.45 a.m. on Sunday.

The train will stop at Kankanady, Suratkal, Udupi, Bhatkal, Honnavar, Kumta, Karwar, Madgaon, Karmali, Thivim, Pernam, Sawantwadi Road, Kudal, Kankavali, Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Roha, Panvel and Thane.

The composition of the train will be one AC two-tier, 11 sleeper class, two general second class, one pantry car and two luggage-cum-brake van coaches.