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Latest train timing from Thiruvanathapuram

 

No. Name Type Zone PF Departure Days Sch Delay ETD LKL
15905 Kanyakumari - Dibrug... Exp NFR ??
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00:50 no dep today no dep today n/a
22619 Bilaspur - Tirunelve... SF SR ??
        T    
01:35 no dep today no dep today n/a
16128 Guruvayur-Chennai Eg... Exp SR 1
S M T W T F S
03:45 26m late 04:11 KGZ/Karunguzhi
16606 Ernad Express Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
03:50 on time 03:50 NLE/Nileshwar
16332* Trivandrum-Mumbai CS...* Exp SR 1
            S
04:30 no dep today no dep today n/a
22620 Tirunelveli - Bilas... SF SR 2
S            
04:30 no dep today no dep today n/a
16302* Venad Express* Exp SR 1
S M T W T F S
05:00 on time 05:00 MVLK/Mavelikara
16335 Gandhidham Nagercoil... Exp SR 3
S            
05:25 no dep today no dep today n/a
12076* Trivandrum-Kozhikode...* JShtb SR 3
S M T W T F S
06:00 n/a n/a n/a
22646* Ahilya Nagari Expres...* SF SR ??
            S
06:15 no dep today no dep today n/a
12512* Raptisagar SF Expres...* SF NER 3
S   T W      
06:15 on time 06:15 HAD/Harippad
22648* Trivandrum Central -...* SF SR 2
  M     T    
06:15 no dep today no dep today n/a
16650 Parashuram Express Exp SR 5
S M T W T F S
06:25 on time 06:25 TKT/Tikkotti
56311* Thiruvananthapuram N...* Pass SR 3
S M T W T F S
07:00 n/a n/a n/a
56700 Madurai-Punalur Pas... Pass SR 1
S M T W T F S
07:00 n/a n/a n/a
15906 Dibrugarh - Kanyakum... Exp NFR 1
      W      
07:15 no dep today no dep today n/a
17229* Sabari Express* Exp SCR 3
S M T W T F S
07:15 on time 07:15 PTJ/Podanur Junction
16382 Jayanti Janta Expres... Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
08:05 3m late 08:08 ANU/Anangur
16381 Jayanti Janta Expres... Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
09:35 35m late 10:10 CAPE/Kanniyakumari
16346* Netravati Express* Exp SR 3
S M T W T F S
09:50 on time 09:50 SRTL/Cherthala
56318 Nagercoil - Kochuvel... Pass SR 3
S M T W T F S
10:00 on time 10:00 n/a
19577 Tirunelveli-Hapa Ex... Exp WR ??
  M T        
10:55 on time 10:55 KQK/Kottikkulam
12625* Kerala Express* SF SR 3
S M T W T F S
11:15 on time 11:15 MNY/Mankara
56317 Kochuveli - Nagercoi... Pass SR 1
S M T W T F S
12:10 on time 12:10 n/a
12515* Trivandrum Central -...* SF NFR 3
S            
12:50 no dep today no dep today n/a
16525 Island Express Exp SWR 2
S M T W T F S
13:00 on time 13:00 CGV/Chingavanam
66304 Kollam-Kanniyakumari... MEMU SR ??
S M T W T   S
13:20 on time 13:20 n/a
12082* Trivandrum-Kannur Ja...* JShtb SR 2
S M   W T F  
14:20 no dep today no dep today n/a
22633* Trivandrum Central -...* SF SR ??
      W      
14:30 no dep today no dep today n/a
56304 Nagercoil - Kottayam... Pass SR ??
S M T W T F S
14:45 27m late 15:12 KTYM/Kottayam
12643* Trivandrum - H.Nizam...* SF SR ??
    T        
14:45 on time 14:45 n/a
12624* Thiruvananthapuram -...* SF SR 1
S M T W T F S
14:50 on time 14:50 KVU/Kadakavur
16336 Nagercoil - Gandhidh... Exp SR ??
    T        
15:35 5m early 15:30 CGV/Chingavanam
16334* Thiruvananthapuram-V...* Exp SR ??
  M          
15:35 no dep today no dep today n/a
16526 Island Express Exp SWR 1
S M T W T F S
15:45 32m late 16:17 CAPE/Kanniyakumari
12659 Gurudev Express SF SR 5
S            
16:00 no dep today no dep today n/a
16317 Himsagar Express Exp SR 3
          F  
16:00 no dep today no dep today n/a
16724* Anantapuri Express* Exp SR 5
S M T W T F S
16:20 on time 16:20 n/a
56315* Thiruvananthapuram -...* Pass SR 2
S M T W T F S
17:00 on time 17:00 n/a
12507* Trivandrum - Guwahat...* SF NFR ??
    T        
17:00 on time 17:00 ETM/Ettumanur
22641* Trivandrum Central-S...* SF SR 3
        T   S
17:00 no dep today no dep today n/a
12696* Trivandrum-Chennai S...* SF SR 1
S M T W T F S
17:20 on time 17:20 n/a
16342* Trivandrum - Guruvay...* Exp SR 5
S M T W T F S
17:30 on time 17:30 n/a
16304* Vanchinad Express* Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
17:40 on time 17:40 n/a
56308* Thiruvananthapuram K...* Pass SR 2
S M T W T F S
17:50 on time 17:50 n/a
56313* Tiruvananthapuram Na...* Pass SR ??
S M T W T F S
18:00 on time 18:00 n/a
16629* Malabar Express* Exp SR 4
S M T W T F S
18:30 on time 18:30 n/a
16649 Parashuram Express Exp SR 5
S M T W T F S
18:35 33m late 19:08 TVC/Trivandrum Central
66305 Kanniyakumari Kollam... MEMU SR ??
S M T W T   S
18:40 on time 18:40 n/a
19578 Hapa-Tirunelveli Ex... Exp WR ??
S M          
19:05 no dep today no dep today n/a
12431* Trivandrum Central-H...* Raj NR 1
    T   T F  
19:15 on time 19:15 n/a
16604* Maveli Express* Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
19:30 on time 19:30 n/a
16318 Himsagar Express Exp SR ??
        T    
19:35 no dep today no dep today n/a
12698* Trivandrum Central–C...* SF SR 4
            S
20:20 no dep today no dep today n/a
12660 Shalimar-Nagercoil G... SF SR ??
          F  
20:25 no dep today no dep today n/a
16347* Trivandrum - Mangalo...* Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
20:40 on time 20:40 n/a
56701 Punalur - Madurai P... Pass SR 1
S M T W T F S
20:40 on time 20:40 PVU/Paravur
16605 Ernad Express Exp SR 3
S M T W T F S
21:15 on time 21:15 OCR/Ochira
22208* Trivandrum - Chennai...* SF SR ??
      W     S
21:30 no dep today no dep today n/a
16343* Amrita Express* Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
22:30 n/a n/a n/a
16349* Trivandrum - Nilambu...* Exp SR 2
S M T W T F S
22:30 n/a n/a n/a
16127 Chennai Egmore-Guruv... Exp SR 3
S M T W T F S
23:25 n/a n/a TY/Tulukapati

Travel Kerala

By plane

Cochin International Airport- Kerala's largest airport

There are three airports in Kerala, with flights to domestic and international destinations: Kochi(Cochin),Kozhikode, and Thiruvananthapuram(Trivandrum). The airports have several carriers operating international flights around the world.

  • Cochin International Airport[[3]] (IATACOK) is the largest airport in the state, with regular flight connections to most of the Middle East and Southeast AsiaSri Lanka. Europe and US bound passengers need to transit in the Middle East or Mumbai, though chartered flights are common during tourist season, mostly from Europe. There are regular Flights to most parts of India.
  • Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (IATATRV) has regular connections to major cities of India, as well as to the Middle EastSoutheast AsiaSri Lanka and Maldives. Charter flights for tourism from London, New York and Moscow operate to Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Kozhikode International Airport (IATACCJ) is a major airport in Malabar with international connections to most of the cities in the Middle East.

In addition Mangalore Airport (IATAIXE) and Coimbatore Airport (IATACJB) in neighboring states of Karnatakaand Tamil Nadu respectively offers limited connectivity to Northern and Eastern districts of Kerala respectively.

There are 20 to 25 international carriers offering flights to Kerala. Apart from international carriers, Air India, Air India Express, Jet Airways and Indigo offers international connections from the 3 airports. Domestic destinations accessible by direct flights from these airports include ChennaiBangaloreMumbai, Agatti, Hyderabad,MangalorePuneGoa and Delhi. There are daily, and some bi-daily flights, to most Indian cities from airports in Kochi and Trivandrum by all the Indian carriers. Kochi has Air-Cruise turnaround program with chartered services.

Shuttles operated by KSRTC are available from airport to its respective city core and nearby towns. Taxis are the most popular for Airport-City connection.

[edit]By train

Indian Railways [4] operates several trains to and from Kerala. More than 300 plus trains connect Kerala to all parts of India, including long-haul direct train services to cities like Delhi and Mumbai. Trivandrum Rajadhani, Ernakulam Durnoto, Kerala Express and Netravati Express are some of the most popular trains connect key cities across India.

Log on to the Indian Railways booking site [5] to book tickets online or you can walk up to any railway station to book tickets between any two destinations in India.

Be aware that trains are the most popular method of transport and almost all trains in Kerala originate or terminate in Thiruvananthapuram or Kochi, and are usually heavily booked. Buy your tickets as early as possible. Another option is using Tatkal. You pay almost double, but have a chance of getting a seat. Tatkal is an emergency service, hence its booking is open just 24 hours before departure. Some travel agents have authorized booking quotas for certain trains.

Recently, the luxury tourist train The Golden Chariot has introduced a South Indian Rail Tour, which includes many parts of Kerala. This is a good option for those who want to visit the South Indian states on as tight schedule. The train starts from Bangalore and covers ChennaiPondicherryTrichyMaduraiTrivandrumAlapuzhaKochiand back to Bangalore. The 7 night/8 day package tour, costs US$3,000-7,000 depending upon the class taken.

[edit]By bus

Inter-state private and government buses operates between neighboring states. Usually the journey is performed in the night so that you can escape the heat of the day. The most common inter-state bus is Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC-Karnataka) with daily bus from most of Major cities of Kerala to Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore. Tamil Nadu State Bus like SETC also operates regularly from Kerala. Kerala's State bus- KRSTC-Kerala do have regular Ordinary bus to most of nearby places in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. KRSTC-Kerala also operates a few Volvo AC bus to Bangalore and Coimbatore.

However Private bus players to operate more buses than Govt options. Most of them are well maintained. Kallada, Shama, KPN are the major bus players, though recently Raj National and few others have entered with Pan India operations. Kallada, KPN, Shama etc have regular buses to Bangalore, Chennai and many other places in Tamil Nadu as well as Karnataka on various times

It is recommended that you consider booking long distance bus tickets on "air conditioned Volvo buses" operated by all operators as the quality of the other buses vary significantly.

[edit]By road

Kerala is well connected by National Highways and recently it was renumbered. Both numbers are used interchangeably:

Most of the NH roads are two lane carriageways. Only NH 544 is currently 4 lane carriage with dedicated service roads. However its tolled highway. As vehicle density is very high in Kerala, accidents are common[6]. You must be extra cautious while driving here.

[edit]By ferry

Kochi is a major cruise port and currently the most busiest cruise port in India. The port has International Cruise Facilitation Center and almost all major cruises that have global voyages have Kochi as port of call. All Lakshadweep bound cruises originate in Kochi and make return trips. There are also occasional tourist oriented cruises fromMumbai and Goa to Kochi

Also private yachts and other sea going boats regularly call at Kochi Marina. A few cruises call at Trivandrum.

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Space tourism- Trip to moon for Rs.4000 crore

സ്പൈക്ക്എന്നകന്പനി4000കോടിരൂപയ്ക്കാണ്ചന്ദ്രനിലേയ്ക്കുംതിരിച്ചുംടിക്കറ്റുൽകുന്നത്. ഒരേസമയംരണ്ടുപേർക്കുപോകാം.

ഇത്രയുംതുകയ്ക്ക്ആളെക്കിട്ടുമെന്നകാര്യത്തികന്പനിക്കുസംശയമില്ല. ചന്ദ്രനിതങ്ങളുടെനാട്ടുകാരനെഎത്തിക്കാആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നരാജ്യങ്ങളെത്തന്നെയാണ്കന്പനിലക്ഷ്യമിടുന്നത്. അടിസ്ഥാനസൗകര്യങ്ങളൊരുക്കിഎല്ലാംസ്വന്തമായിനിർമ്മിക്കാൻവേണ്ടക്ഷമയുംസാങ്കേതികവിദ്യയുംഇല്ലാത്തഇടത്തരംരാജ്യങ്ങളായിരിക്കുംഗോൾഡൻസ്പൈക്കിന്റെഉപഭോക്താക്കളെന്ന്കന്പനിപ്രസിഡന്റുംനാസമുഅസോസിയേറ്റ്അഡ്മിനിസ്ട്രേറ്ററുമായഅലസ്റ്റെപറഞ്ഞു. പക്ഷേരാഷ്ട്രീയകാരണങ്ങളാചൈനയ്ക്ക്അവസരംൽകില്ല. അമേരിക്കഏതെങ്കിലുംകാരണത്തിന്വിലക്കേർപ്പെടുത്തിയിട്ടുള്ളരാജ്യങ്ങളെയുംഒഴിവാക്കും. ഒരേസമയംരണ്ടുപേർക്ക്പോകാമെന്നുള്ളതുകൊണ്ട്മധുവിധുവ്യത്യസ്തരീതിയിആഘോഷിക്കാതാല്പര്യമുള്ളവരെയുംകന്പനിലക്ഷ്യമിടുന്നു.

സവിശേഷതക

ആദ്യയാത്രദശകംഅവസാനിക്കുന്നതിനുമുൻപ്
സ്പേസ്എക്സ്എന്നകന്പനിയെയായിരിക്കുംവിക്ഷേപണച്ചുമതലഏല്പിക്കുക.
മൊത്തം20 യാത്രകളെങ്കിലുംസംഘടിപ്പിക്കും.
നാസയ്ക്കുംവേണമെങ്കിസീറ്റുൽകും.
ചാന്ദ്രപേടകവുംസ്പേസ്സ്യൂട്ടുമൊക്കെകന്പനിതന്നഉല്പാദിപ്പിക്കും.

മനുഷ്യന്റെഅവസാനത്തെചാന്ദ്രയാത്ര

1972
ഡിസംബഏഴിനായിരുന്നുഅവസാനത്തെചാന്ദ്രയാത്ര.
ഇതുവരെപന്ത്രണ്ടുയാത്രക.
എല്ലാംഅമേരിക്കയുടെഅപ്പോളോപേടകത്തിന്റേത്.

ചന്ദ്രനിലെഅവസാനസഞ്ചാരിസ്വന്തംക്യാമറഅവിടെഉപേക്ഷിച്ചു

വാഷിംഗ്ട: ചന്ദ്രനിലെത്തിയഅവസാനസഞ്ചാരിതന്റെക്യാമറഅവിടെഉപേക്ഷിച്ചതായിവെളിപ്പെടുത്ത. അപ്പോളോ17 ദൗത്യത്തിലുണ്ടായിരുന്നയൂജിസിമാആണ്തന്റെഹാസൽബ്ലാഡ്500 എന്നക്യാമറഉപേക്ഷിക്കപ്പെട്ടതായിയാത്രയുടെനാല്പതാംവാർഷികദിനത്തിൽഇക്കാര്യംലോകത്തോടുതുറന്നുപറഞ്ഞത്.
ഇനിചന്ദ്രനിആരെങ്കിലുംപോകുന്നുണ്ടെങ്കിഅത്എടുത്തുകൊണ്ടുവരണമെന്നുംസീമഅഭ്യർത്ഥിച്ചു. വിലപിടിപ്പുള്ളപലവിവരങ്ങളുംക്യാമറയിലുണ്ടെന്നാണ്അദ്ദേഹംഅവകാശപ്പെടുന്നത്. ക്യാമറയുടെലെൻസ്മുകളിലേയ്ക്ക്തിരിച്ചുവച്ചിരിക്കുന്നതുകൊണ്ടാണത്രെഇത്. അവസാനചാന്ദ്രയാത്രയുടെനാല്പതാംവാർഷികത്തോടനുബന്ധിച്ചുസംഘടിപ്പിക്കപ്പെട്ട്ഒരുപ്രഭാഷണത്തിലാണ്അദ്ദേഹംഇക്കാര്യംപറഞ്ഞത്.

അപ്പോളോ17-ന്റെമൂന്നുയാത്രകകൂടിആസൂത്രണംചെയ്യപ്പെട്ടിരുന്നെങ്കിലുംഅമേരിക്കയുടെചാന്ദ്രപര്യവേക്ഷണംതന്നെഉപേക്ഷിക്കപ്പെട്ടതിനാതന്റെക്യാമറവീണ്ടെടുക്കാകഴിഞ്ഞില്ലെന്ന്ഇപ്പോഎഴുപതുവയസുള്ളസിമാചൂണ്ടിക്കാട്ടി.

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