Kottayam: Train services via Kottayam will resume as usual from today. All diverted trains via Alappuzha will resume service via Kottayam. The evening Kottayam-Kollam passenger service will also start today. Control was imposed through Kottayam from 6 onwards. The train will be allowed to travel at a speed of 50 kmph on the new track.
– Kollam-Kottayam memo is coming
The Kottayam-Kollam memo will be re-launched today. This will enable the train to reach Kollam before evening. The service will be operated by MEMU with 8 coaches. The memo was stopped due to Kovid restrictions.
One train does not exist today, control for 2 trains
06431 Kottayam-Kollam Passenger leaving Kottayam at 5.30 am will not run today. Will be running again from tomorrow. Train No. 16325 Nilambur Road-Kottayam Express will also reach Ernakulam Town from today. The Kottayam-Nilambur Express will leave Ernakulam this morning. The Nagercoil-Kottayam Express will also run till Kollam today.
Full double track at 15
The complete double track will become a reality only after the completion of the work on the line through the first platform at Kottayam station. The train will now reach Muttambalam Level Crossing and Kottayam station by virtually one track. With the completion of the work on the line through the first platform, both tracks will be operational.
Work is underway to raise the first line at Nagampadam. Also connect the 3 lines coming from the side of the 1A and 1B platforms. It is proposed to complete these works before June 15. Until then the trains will not reach the first platform. The service will use 2 to 5 platforms. Lines have been cut from Kottayam station to the tunnel. Railways say this will no longer be compatible. As a result, the train no longer reaches the tunnel. There is also a proposal to close the tunnel.