11 July 2019: Central Railway has decided to run 2 special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Velankanni to clear the extra rush of passengers during Velankanni Festival. The details of services are as under:
01031 special train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 12.05 hrs on 26.8.2019 (Monday) and will arrive Velankanni at 19.00 hrs next day.
01032 special train will leave Velankanni at 12.00 hrs on 28.8.2019 (Wednesday) and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 22.45 hrs next day.
HALTS: Kalyan, Lonavala, Pune, Daund, Solapur, Kalaburagi, Wadi, Yadgir, Raichur, Adoni, Guntakal, Gooty, Tadipatri, Yerraguntala, Kadapa, Razampet, Renigunta, Tiruttani, Katpadi, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram, Tirupadaripulliyur, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam.
COMPOSITION: One AC 2 Tier, Three AC 3 Tier, 12 Sleeper class and 6 General second class.
RESERVATION: Bookings for Special Train No.01031 on Special Charges will open from 14.07.2019 at all PRS locations and website www.irctc.co.in. General Second Class will run as unreserved coach, tickets can be booked through UTS.