This article possibly contains original research. (May 2019)
|First service||17 July 2012Nagercoil Junction) (extended to|
|Current operator(s)||Southern Railway|
|Distance travelled||705 km (438 mi)|
|Average journey time||15 hours 50 minutes|
|Train number(s)||16649 / 16650|
|Class(es)||Three AC Chair Car coaches, 3 Second Sitting coaches, 12 unreserved coaches, Pantry car coach, 2 SLR coaches|
|Observation facilities||Large windows|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
The train (Train No: 49/50) was initially run between Cochin and Shoranur. The train was later extended to Trivandrum and Mangalore Central on both sides. In 2012 the train was again extended to Nagarcoil.
Route & HaltsEdit
It runs, Manglore Central via Kasaragod, Kannur Main, Kozhikode Main, Shoranur, Thrissur, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Kayamkulam, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram Central, Parassala to Nagercoil Jn.
Schedule & TimingEdit
The train no.16650 starts from Nagarcoil at 04:15 AM and reaches Mangalore Central at 21:00 PM. In the return direction the train no: 16649 leaves Mangalore Central at 05:05 AM and reaches Nagarcoil at 21:25 PM. The train runs via Shoranur–Kottayam route. 
- "Parasuram Express extended". The Hindu. 12 July 2012.
- "16650/Parasuram Express–Nagercoil to Mangalore SR/Southern Zone–Railway Enquiry". Rail info.
- "16649/Parasuram Express – Mangalore to Trivandrum SR/Southern Zone – Railway Enquiry". Rail info.