Southern Railway has started a special train from Mangalore to Coimbatore to clear extra rush of passengers during the summer season. Train 0615 Coimbatore - Mangalore special will leave Coimbatore at 10.15 am on Saturdays from May 23 to June 27 and arrive here at 7 pm the same day. Train 0616 Mangalore - Coimbatore will leave Mangalore at 8.40 am on Sundays from May 24 to June 28 and reach Coimbatore at 5.25 pm on the same day.
The composition of the trains will be one first AC-cum-AC 2-tier, one AC 3-tier, six second sitting and eight general second class and two luggage cum brake van coaches. The trains will stop at Podanur, Palakkad, Shornur, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad and Kasargod. Advance reservation for the above trains has commenced.