In light of the extra rush during Sabarimalai season, South Central Railway (SCR) has announced that it will run eight Sabarimala special trains between Hyderabad and Kollam. Train No. 07231 HyderabadKollam special train will depart from Hyderabad at 3:55pm on December 23 and 31, January 5 and 10, 2017 and reach Kollam at 11.15pm the next day. For the return journey, Train No. 07232 Kollam-Hyderabad special train will depart Kollam at 2:15am on December 25, January 2, 7 and 12, 2017, and reach Hyderabad at 10.30am the next day. These special trains will consist of 19 coaches and will charge special fares.