Indian Railways have started special trains to enable passengers to go from one city to another for COVID duration. These trains are rajdhani like trains and will be having only air conditioned classes. Only confirmed seats will be allotted in these trains. No waiting list or RAC tickets will be issued. No concessional fare allowed. Also Tatkal and Premium Tatkal quota booking wont be permitted in these trains. The passengers travelling on the train will be screened for coronavirus and those found asymptomatic will be allowed to travel.Railway board has also added that it will be mandatory for all the passengers to keep his or her mouth covered by a face cover. 2 covid trains run from Mangalore to Salem - West Coast SF Special (06628) and Mangaluru Central Yesvantpur Weekly Special (07392).
Mangalore to Salem West Coast SF Special (06628) departs from Mangalore Cntl station (MAQ) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 20 stoppages.
Mangalore to Salem Mangaluru Central Yesvantpur Weekly Special (07392) departs from Mangalore Cntl station (MAQ) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 14 stoppages.