|This article does not cite any sources. (March 2011)|
|Current operator(s)||Indian Railway|
|Distance travelled||619 km (385 mi)|
|Average journey time||12 hours 30 minutes|
|Train number(s)||16603 / 16604|
|Class(es)||First Class ,2 Tier AC ,3 Tier AC,Sleeper Class,General|
|Observation facilities||Large windows|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
The Maveli Express (Malayalam:മാവേലി എക്സ്പ്രസ്സ്) is a daily night express train of the Southern Railway Division of Indian Railways connecting Mangalore Central to Trivandrum Central. The train numbers are 16603 and 16604.
About the Name of the Train
Train number 16603 leaves Mangalore at 17:40 hrs and arrives Trivandrum at 07:15 next day. Train number 16604 leaves Trivandrum at 19:25 hrs and arrives Mangalore on next day at 08:50 hrs.
It has 23 rakes with 12 sleeper coaches, 4 Three Tier AC compartments, 1 Two Tier AC compartments, 4 second sitter(unreserved compartments), one brake van cum second sitting and one brake van cum ladies compartment.
- Mangalore Central
- Shoranur Junction
- Ernakulam Junction
- Kayamkulam Junction
- Quilon Junction
- Trivandrum Central
Stoppage at Kannapuram is preferred as it stops at less important and less earning stations like payangadi,cheruvathur,mararikulam.