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 Nagercoil Jn to Kovilpatti - Nagercoil Tambaram SF Special (22658) and Thirukkural SF Special (12641).
Nagercoil Jn to Kovilpatti Nagercoil Tambaram SF Special (22658) departs from Nagercoil Jn station (NCJ) at and arrives Kovilpatti station (CVP) at . This train has 3 stoppages.
Nagercoil Jn to Kovilpatti Thirukkural SF Special (12641) departs from Nagercoil Jn station (NCJ) at and arrives Kovilpatti station (CVP) at . This train has 2 stoppages.
Suvidha as the name suggests is a series of express trains that was introduced a couple of years back in lieu to beat the peak season rush on other trains. These trains have sleeper, second seating and ac coaches. The advance reservation period for these trains are a maximum of 30 days only as against other trains that have 120 days of ARP. For suvidha trains passengers are issued either confirmed berth or RAC and there is no waitlist concept in Suvidha trains. So for passengers who are looking for a sure shot seat can opt for Suvidha train if this train is available for your route. But hang on, before you proceed further to book a ticket in this trains, let us tell you that it will burn a hole in your pocket because Suvidha trains too have dynamic fare (flexi fare) system just like rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. So you might end up paying more for a SL class than Second AC of any other train on same route. Also, senior citizens and children are not given any privilege of concession in these trains. And once you drop the plan to travel, do it carefully as there is no cancellation permitted for these trains of course with some exceptions. 1 suvidha train runs from Nagercoil Jn to Kovilpatti - Nagercoil Tambaram Summer Suvidha Special (82624).
Nagercoil Jn to Kovilpatti Nagercoil Tambaram Summer Suvidha Special (82624) departs from Nagercoil Jn station (NCJ) at and arrives Kovilpatti station (CVP) at . This train has 3 stoppages.