Southern Railway will run special trains from Chennai to Nagercoil, Tirunelveli and Tuticorin to clear extra rush during festivals.

Nagercoil-Chennai Egmore Weekly Specials: Train No.06748 Nagercoil-Chennai Egmore superfast special would leave Nagercoil at 5 p.m. on November 25, December 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 and January 6, 13 and 20, 2013 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 6.05 a.m. the next day, a railway statement said.

Train No.06747 Chennai Egmore-Nagercoil special would leave Chennai Egmore at 2.35 p.m. on November 26 November, December 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, and January 7, 14 and 21, 2013 and arrive Nagercoil at 5.30 a.m. the next day.

The composition of the trains would be one AC 2-tier, two AC 3-tier, 12 sleeper class and four general second class.

The trains would stop at Valliyur, Tirunelveli, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchi, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu and Tambaram. Train No. 06748 would stop at Mambalam also. Train No. 06747 would stop at Ariyalur and Srirangam also.

Tirunelveli-Chennai Central Weekly Specials (via. Tiruchchirappalli, Erode): Train No.06750 Tirunelveli-Chennai Central special would leave Tirunelveli at 4 p.m. on November 29, December 6, 13, 20 and 27 and January 3, 10 and 17, 2013 and arrive Chennai Central at 9.20 a.m. the next day.

Train No. 06749 Chennai Central-Tirunelveli superfast special would leave Chennai Central at 10.30 p.m. on November 3, December 7, 14, 21 and 28 and January 4, 11 and 18, 2013 and arrive Tirunelveli at 2 p.m. the next day.

The composition of the trains would be one AC 2-tier, two AC 3-tier, 10 sleeper class, six general second class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains would stop at Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpet, Vaniyambadi, Ambur, Gudiyattam, Katpadi and Arakkonam. Train No.06750 would stop at Perambur also.

Chennai Egmore-Tuticorin Weekly Specials (via.Villupuram, Mayiladuthurai): Train No.06035 Chennai Egmore-Tuticorin special would leave Chennai Egmore at 10.45 p.m. on November 27, December 4, 11, 18 and 25 and January 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2013 and arrive Tuticorin at 12.50 p.m. the next day.

Train No.06036 Tuticorin-Chennai Egmore would leave Tuticorin at 6.15 p.m. on November 28, December 5, 12, 19 and 26 and January 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2013 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 7.20 a.m .

Advance reservation for the trains has begun.