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The Matsyagandha Express (Kannada/Tulu: ಮತ್ಸ್ಯಗಂಧ ಎಕ್ಷ್ಪ್ರೆಸ್ಸ; Marathi/Konkani: मत्स्यगंधा एक्सप्रेस) is a daily superfast train running between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Mumbai) and Mangalore Central. Matsyagandha literally means "Smell of Fish" - the appellation was given since the train runs along the fishing coast of Western India adjoining the Arabian sea - Konkan railway route. The train has become important link and emotional chord for natives of Dakshina Kannada, Karwar and Udupi districts living in Mumbai and surrounding cities.
The train had a major accident on June 16, 2004. It derailed and fell off a bridge after colliding with boulders on the tracks, killing 14 people near Karanjadi station. In 2011, MP of Trivandrum Dr.Shashi Tharoor demanded extension of this train to Trivandrum via Kottayam but caused a lot of protests in D.K District of Karnataka. 
Train numbers and route
- Train 12619 - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Kurla, Mumbai) to Mangalore (south bound)
- Train 12620 - Mangalore to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (north bound)
- Mumbai LTT
- Mangaon (only for 12619)
- Khed (only for 12619)
- Gokarna Road
- Mookambika Road Byndoor
- Mangalore Central
- "Matsyaganda express 2619". indianrailinfo.com. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
- "Matsyaganda derails". rediff.com. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
- "LETTER FROM DR. SHASHI THAROOR TO HON’BLE MINISTER OF RAILWAYS 2619". Shashi Tharoor. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
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