September 8, 2015
According to the Railway authorities, the Howrah- Ernakulam Suvidha special trains will run via Coimbatore in October and November in order to handle the festival crowds.
From October 10 to November 21, Train No.02853 Suvidha special will leave Howrah at 5.00 PM on Saturdays and arrive at Ernakulam Junction at 6.00 AM on Mondays. The return train, Train No.02854, will leave Ernakulam Junction at 08.50 AM on Tuesdays, from October 13 to November 24, and reach Howrah at 11 PM on Wednesdays.
Between October 10 and November 21, the train will stop at Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Jolarpet, and Katpadi, before heading into Andhra Pradesh.