A new air-conditioned weekly express train will be introduced on the Yesvantpur- Kochuveli- Yesvantpur stretch via Kottayam on May 2.

16561 Yesvantpur-Kochuveli Express will leave Yesvantpur at 3.25 p.m. on Thursday to reach Kochuveli at 6.50 a.m. on Friday. In the return direction, 16562 Kochuveli-Yesvantpur Express will leave Kochuveli at 12.50 noon on Fridays to reach Yesvantpur at 4.30 a.m. on Saturdays.

The train will have one first air-conditioned, four two-tier, and nine three-tier coaches. The train will stop at Krishnarajapuram, Salem Junction, Erode Junction, Tiruppur, Coimbatore Junction, Palakkad junction, Thrissur, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Chengannur and Kollam.

The train would commence its journey from Kochuveli on May 3. Reservation for the train would commence on April 26.