The train timings on the Konkan Railway network will be changed from June 10 to October 31 with the introduction of a monsoon timetable on the route to avert possible untoward incidents during heavy rains.
The revised timings for trains on the Konkan route from June 10 to October 31 have been published by the railways.
As per the new timetable, the Mangaluru Central-Mumbai LTT Matsyagandha Express (12620), will depart from here at 12.45 pm instead of 2.20 pm. Its pairing Train No. 12619 will arrive in Mangaluru Central at 10.10 am instead of 7.40 am, a release from the Southern Railway said.
Train No. 12133 Mumbai CSMT-Mangaluru Junction Superfast will arrive here at 3.40 pm instead of 1.05 pm and Train No. 12134 to Mumbai CSMT will leave from the city at 4.35 pm instead of 2 pm.
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Train No. 06602 Mangaluru Central-Madgaon Daily Express Special leaves its starting point at the usual timing 5.30 am to reach Madgaon at 1.15 pm instead of 1.10 pm. Train No. 06601 will leave Madgaon at the usual timing of 1.50 pm to reach Mangaluru Central at 9.40 pm instead of 9.05 pm.
Train No. 16346 Thiruvananthapuram Central-Mumbai LTT Nethravathi Express departs the Kerala capital at its usual timing 9.15 am, but will have 30 minutes to one hour advanced departure at stations enroute. It leaves Mangaluru Junction at 9.35 pm instead of 10.50 pm to reach LTT at 5.05 pm the next day. Train No. 16345 leaves LTT at the usual 11.40 am to arrive Mangaluru Junction at 5.45 am the next day instead of 4.15 am and Thiruvananthapuram at 7.35 pm instead of 6.05 pm.
Similarly, timings of almost all trains operating on the KRCL network and through Mangaluru railway region will change during the monsoon timetable. The Railways have asked passengers on the route who have booked tickets before the monsoon timetable notification to confirm timings in advance of their journey.