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06172/Heritage Steam Voyage Nilagiri Summer Special
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1st Class; Mettupalayam to Coonoor/Coonoor to Mettupalayam; Fare Rs 1100. NOSB Children Half Fare is not applicable🔷Second Class; Mettupalayam to Coonoor/Coonoor to Mettupalayam; Fare Rs 800. NOSB Children Half fare is not applicable .Consists of 2 First class and 1 2nd Class Chair car coach. Includes value added services such as...
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Welcome Kit, a Souvenir ,on board refreshments etc.
Sat Mar 24, 2018 (11:26PM)
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First Departure: Sat Mar 31, 2018fromONR/Coonoor
Last Arrival: Sun Jun 24, 2018atMTP/Mettupalayam
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Mar 30 (02:35) 'HERITAGE STEAM VOYAGE' - WEEKEND SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS IN NILGIRI MOUNTAIN RAILWAY (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
New Facilities/Technology
SR/Southern
IR Press Release

News Entry# 333014   
  Past Edits
Mar 30 2018 (02:35)
Station Tag: Coonoor/ONR added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147

Mar 30 2018 (02:35)
Station Tag: Mettupalayam/MTP added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147
Stations:  Mettupalayam/MTP   Coonoor/ONR  
Posted by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~ 2944 news posts
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a popular tourist attraction for tourists travelling from Mettupalayam to Coonoor and Ooty. This unique Meter Gauge section which has been conferred with Heritage status by UNESCO runs o­n ‘Rack and Pinion System’ through the virgin hills of Western Ghats. The 28 kms stretch between Mettupalayam – Coonoor covered o­n the heritage steam train gives the tourists a life time experience and rekindles the romance of train journeys.
Heritage Steam ‘Nilgiri Summer Special Trains’ will be run between Mettupalayam – Coonoor from 31.03.2018 to 24.06.2018 to the following timings.
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of Train
Departure
Arrival
Days of Service
Train No.06171
Mettupalayam – Coonoor
Special Train
09.10 (Mettupalayam)
12.30
(Coonoor)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Train No.06172
Coonoor – Mettupalayam
Special Train
13.30
(Coonoor)
16.20 (Mettupalayam)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Southern Railway has made elaborate arrangements to make this travel a pleasant memory of life time with Value Added Services such as a Welcome Kit, a Souvenir, o­n-board refreshments, etc. The all-inclusive fare for the services will be as follows.
From
To
First Class
Second Class
Adult fare
Child fare
Adult fare
Child fare
Mettupalayam
Coonoor
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Coonoor
Mettupalayam
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Three special coaches have been refurbished for the “Heritage Steam voyage” NMR Summer special trains .Two first class coaches were refurished at Golden Rock Workshop, Triuchchirappalli and o­ne SLR (Luggage cum Brake Van) coach at Mettupalayam Depot.The steam locos for this summer special is pooled from Coonoor Loco Shed, which has four steam locos in service.
These coaches are equipped with special features such as anti-corrosive metallic spray paintings, vinyl wrapping and Seats furnished with sofa clothupholstery.Each of the two coaches have 16 seats of first class and 36 seats second class seats These two wooden type coaches are of coupe type named as Badaga and Thoda.The partially wooden type coach named as Irula has 28 seats with double seat type.
  
Mar 14 (01:44) NILGIRI SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
New/Special Trains
SR/Southern
IR Press Release

News Entry# 331345   
  Past Edits
Mar 14 2018 (01:44)
Station Tag: Coonoor/ONR added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147

Mar 14 2018 (01:44)
Station Tag: Mettupalayam/MTP added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147
Stations:  Mettupalayam/MTP   Coonoor/ONR  
Posted by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~ 2944 news posts
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a popular tourist attraction for tourists travelling from Mettupalayam to Coonoor and Ooty.This unique Meter Gauge section which has been conferred with Heritage status by UNESCO runs o­n ‘Rack and Pinion System’ through the virgin hills of Western Ghats.The 28 kms stretch between Mettupalayam – Coonoor covered o­n the heritage steam train gives the tourists a life time experience and rekindles the romance of train journeys.

Based o­n the directives of Chairman, Railway Board and General Manager, Southern Railway, Heritage Steam ‘Nilgiri Summer Special Trains’ will
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be run between Mettupalayam – Coonoor from 31.03.2018 to 24.06.2018 to the following timings.
Description of Train
Departure
Arrival
Days of Service
Train No.06171
Mettupalayam – Coonoor
Special Train
09.10 (Mettupalayam)
12.30
(Coonoor)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Train No.06172
Coonoor – Mettupalayam
Special Train
13.30
(Coonoor)
16.20 (Mettupalayam)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Southern Railway has made elaborate arrangements to make this travel a pleasant memory of life time with Value Added Services such as a Welcome Kit, a Souvenir, o­n-board refreshments, etc.The all inclusive fare for the services will be as follows.
From
To
First Class
Second Class
Adult fare
Child fare
Adult fare
Child fare
Mettupalayam
Coonoor
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Coonoor
Mettupalayam
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Advance reservations for the above services will commence at
08.00 hrs. o­n 14.03.2018.
  
The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic.
1.Suvidha superfast special train from Chennai Central to Ernakulam Junction:
Train No.00638 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Junction Suvidha superfast specialtrain will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n 22.01.2016 and reach Ernakulam Junction at 11.55 hrs. the next day.
Composition:AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2,Sleeper Class – 12
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& Luggeage cum Break vans – 2.
Stoppages:Katpadi, Erode, Coimbatore, Palghat and Thrissur.
2. Superfast special train from Ernakulam Junciton to Chennai Central.
Train No.06172 Ernakulam Junction – Chennai Central Superfast special will leave Ernakulam Junction at 19.00 hrs. o­n 24.01.2016 and reach Chennai Central at 07.15 hrs. the next day.
Stoppages:Aluva, Thrissur, Palghat, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.
Composition:AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2,Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggeage cum Break vans – 2.
3. Special train between Puducherry - Coimbatore Junction.
Train No.06167 Puducherry – Coimbatore Junction special will leave Puducherry at 12.30 hrs. o­n 16.01.2016 and reach Coimbatore at 21.00 hrs. same day.
Stoppages:Villupuram, Vridhachalam, Chinna Salem, Attur, Salem Town, Salem Junction, Sankaridurg, Erode, Uttukuli, Tiruppur and Coimbatore North.
Composition:– AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 4, General second class 6 and luggage-cum-brakevan coaches 2.
4. Special train betweenCoimbatore Junction – Chennai Egmore.
Train No.06168 Coimbatore Juntion – Chennai Egmore special will leave Coimbatore at 5.30 hrs. o­n 17.01.2016 and reach Chennai Egmore at 16.15 hrs. same day.
Stoppages: Coimbatore North, Tiruppur, Uttukuli, Erode, Sankaridurg, Salem Juntion, Salem Town, Attur, Chinna Salem, Vridhachalam, Villupuram, Tindivanam, Melmaruvattur, Chengalpattu, Tambaram and Mambalam.
Composition:– AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 4, General second class 6 and luggage-cum-brakevan coaches 2.
5. Special Train between Kochuveli and Mangalore Junction.
Train No.06171 Coimbatore Kochuveli – Mangalore Junction special will leave Kochuveli at 22.00 hrs. o­n 16.01.2016 and reach Mangalore Junction at 11.45 hrs. the next day.
Stoppages:Kollam, Kayamkulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Shoranur Junction, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Kanhangad and Kasaragod.
Composition:AC 2-tier – 2, AC 3-tier – 3,Sleeper Class – 12 and luggage-cum-brakevan coaches - 2.
Advance reservations for the above trains will commence o­n 10.01.2016.
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