More coaches for Mangalore-Puducherry train

A.J. Vinayak Mangalore | Updated on October 04, 2013 Published on October 04, 2013

Puducherry-Mangalore Central-Puducherry weekly express with train nos. 16855/16856, running via Salem and Erode, will be temporarily augmented with one more 3-tier AC and seven more sleeper class coaches. 

A press release by the Palakkad division of Southern Railways said here that this train would have 21 coaches after augmentation. This temporary augmentation will be till November 28 from Puducherry, and till November 29 from Mangalore Central, it said. 

CST Mumbai Express

According to another press release, one extra AC 3-tier coach has been added to the train nos. 12133/12134 CST Mumbai – Mangalore Junction - CST Mumbai Express.

This coach would be attached till November 15 from CST Mumbai, and till November 16 from Mangalore Junction. This arrangement is purely on temporary basis to clear the extra rush of passengers, the release added.

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Published on October 04, 2013
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