To enhance safety and ensure comfortable journey for passengers, it has been decided to convert the conventional rake of the following train to LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) rake in a phased manner
·Train No. 12617 / 12618 Ernakulam Jn - Hazrat Nizamuddin – Ernakulam Jn Mangala Superfast Express trains will be operated with LHB rake twice a week from both ends.
Train No. 12617 will be operated with LHB rake Ex. Ernakulam Jn on Sundays and Mondays with effect from 12.12.2021 (Sun) & 13.12.2021(Mon) respectively.
Train No. 12618 will be operated with LHB rake Ex. Nizamuddin on Wednesdays and Thursdays with effect from 15.12.2021 (Wed) & 16.12.2021(Thu) respectively
Composition of LHB Rake: Two AC 2-tier Coaches, Six AC 3-tier Coaches, one Pantry Car, Eight Sleeper Class Coaches, Three General Second Class Coaches and Two Luggage cum Brake Vans (Total 22 coaches)
On the remaining 5 Days of the week, Train No. 12617 / 12618 Ernakulam Jn - Hazrat Nizamuddin – Ernakulam Jn Mangala Superfast Express will run with ICF Coaches which will be converted into LHB Coaches in a phased manner.