The Garib Rath, touted as the poor man's air-conditioned luxury train, will ply between Mumbai-Kollam (Kerala) on the Konkan Railway's (KR) picturesque coastal route.
The inaugural special train left Thiruvananthapuram for Mumbai Friday evening 4.30 p.m. Regular services on this sector will start Monday (Feb 4) from Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Terminus. In the return sector, it will start next Thursday (Feb 7) from Kochuveli.
The train will run Mondays and Fridays from Mumbai and Sundays and Thursday in the return sector, a KR spokesperson told IANS.
It will halt at Panvel, Ratnagiri, Sawantwadi Road, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Ankola, Bijoor, Udupi, Kankanadi, Kannur, Kozhikode, Shoranur Junction, Thrissur, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam and Kollam.
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