KOCHI: Railways have introduced special trains from Kochi to Bangalore to clear the rush. Train No. 641 Ernakulam-Bangalore Special will leave here at 9.15 p.m. on Thursdays and arrive in Bangalore at 10 a.m. the next day, beginning November 13 till December 25. In the return direction, Train No. 642 will leave Bangalore City at 6.50 p.m. on Fridays and arrive here at 6.30 a.m. the next day, from November 14 till December 26. Train No. 647 will leave here at 6.40 p.m. on Mondays and arrive in Bangalore at 6.30 a.m., from November 17 to December 29. The return train will run on Tuesdays, from Bangalore at 5.15 p.m. and arriving here at 4.20 a.m., beginning November 18 till December 30.

— Staff Reporter