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RUNNING OF SUVIDHA SPECIAL TRAINS DURING VELANKANNI FESTIVAL ON KONKAN RAILWAY ROUTE
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The people from Sindhudurg district go every year to Velankanni to pay their homage to our lady of Velankanni. Bp. Alwyn Barreto along with the christian faithful from Sindhudurg met Hon. Railway minister Shri. Suresh Prabhu to start a train from Sawantwadi Road some days back. He promptly responded to our request and with the help of Konkan Railways he has given us a special train during this festival. The diocese of Sindhudurg along with Bp. Alwyn Barreto sincerely thank Mr. Prabhu and the Konkan Railway for their kindness in understanding our difficulties to travel to Velankanni. The details of the train are as follows:  

It  has been decided to run Suvidha special trains between Vasco – Da- Gama & Velankanni during feast of Our Lady of Good Health at Velankanni festival, in coordination with South Western Railway . In addition, on demand of Pilgrims from Sawantwadi Road a separate train with consisting  03  coaches will run from Sawantwadi  & will  be attached / detached  to train No. 82655/82656, 82660,82657/82658 at Madgaon. Details of services are given as under:-

1. Train No. 00107 & 00109 /  82656, 82660 & 82658 Sawantwadi Road - Madgaon / Velankanni - Sawantwadi Road  Suvidha special :-

  • Train No. 00107 Savanwadi Road-Maadgaon-Velankanni Suvidha Special of three coaches will leave from Sawantwadi at 09.30 Hrs on 27th August and 03rd September 2016.
  • Train will reach Madagaon at 11.00 Hrs. on Same Day.
  • Further these three coaches will be attached to Train No. 82655 Vasco-Velankanni which will reach Velankanni at 12.35 Hrs. on Next  Day.
  • Train No. 00109 Savanwadi Road-Madgaon-Velankanni Suvidha Special of three coaches will leave from Sawantwadi at 09.30 Hrs on 07th September 2016.
  • Train will reach Madgaon at 11.00 Hrs. on  Same Day.
  • Further these three coaches will be attached to  Train No. 82657 Vasco-Velankanni which will reach Velankanni at 12.35 Hrs. on Next  Day.
  • Train No. 82656 Valankanni-Madgaon-Sawantwadi Road  Suvidha Special will leave from Valankanni at 10.40 Hrs. on 30th August 2016 . Train will reach Sawantwadi Road at 11.10 Hrs on  Next Day.
  • Train No. 82660 Velankanni - Madgaon-Sawantwadi Road- Suvidha Special will leave from Valankanni at 09.30 Hrs. on  05 September 2016. Train will reach Sawantwadi Road at 11.10 Hrs on Next Day.
  • Train No. 82658 Valankanni-Madgaon-Sawantwadi Road  Suvidha Special will leave from Valankanni at 19.30 Hrs. on 8th September 2016. Train will reach Sawantwadi Road at 22.40 Hrs on  Next Day.
  • Train will have 03 Coaches and will halt at Thivim, Karmali, Madgoan, Karwar, Kumta, Bhatkal, Kundapura, Udupi, Suratkal, Mangalore Jn. Kasargod, Kannur, Thalasary, Kozhikkode, Tirur, Shoranur Jn., Palakkad, Coimbtore, Tirupur, Erode, Karur, Tiruchchirappali, Tanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam stations.

2. Timings of Train No. 82655/82656 / 82660 / 82657/82658 Vasco  – Velankanni – Vasco Suvidha special :

  • Train No. 82655 Vasco-Velankanni  Suvidha Special will leave from Vasco at 10.30 Hrs. on  27th August and 03rd September 2016. Train will reach Velankanni at 12.35 Hrs on Next Day.
  • Train No. 82657 Vasco-Velankanni  Suvidha Special will leave from Vasco at 10.30 Hrs. on  07th September 2016. Train will reach Velankanni at 12.35 Hrs on Next Day.
  • Train No. 82656 Velankanni - Vasco- Suvidha Special will leave from Velankanni at 10.40 Hrs. on  30 August 2016 . Train will reach Vasco at 10.00 Hrs on Next Day.
  • Train No. 82660 Velankanni - Vasco- Suvidha Special will leave from Velankanni  at 09.30 Hrs. on  05 September 2016.Train will reach Vasco at 10.00 Hrs on Next Day.
  • Train No. 82658 Velankanni - Vasco- Suvidha Special will leave from Velankanni  at 19.30 Hrs. on  08th  September 2016. Train will reach Vasco at 21.10 Hrs on Next Day.
  • Train will have 18 Coaches and will halt at Madgoan, Karwar, Kumta, Bhatkal, Kundapura, Udupi, Suratkal, Mangalore Jn. Kasargod, Kannur, Thalasary, Kozhikkode, Tirur, Shoranur Jn., Palakkad, Coimbtore, Tirupur, Erode, Karur, Tiruchchirappali, Tanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam stations.

Passengers may avail of the services.      

 

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