The Thanjavur Chamber of Commerce and Industries has appealed to P.V.Vaidialingam, Divisional Railway Manager, Tiruchy, to operate an exclusive superfast express from Thanjavur to Chennai during day time.

PL.A.Chidambaram, president of the chamber, C. Anandhan, secretary, K. Padmanabhan, vice president, and V.S.Vasan, executive committee member, met the DRM in Tiruchi on Thursday and submitted a memorandum to him.

The chamber said all express trains going via Thanjavur such as Mysore Express, Janasathapthi, Ernakulam, Rameswaram-Varanasi, Rameswaram-Bhuvaneswar, Chennai-Rameswaram and Nagore-Chennai should have two or more reserved compartments with Thanjavur allotment. It also demanded starting of railway line work between Thanjavur and Ariyalur.

The DRM told the representatives that work going on in platforms one and two at Thanjavur junction would be completed in six months, said a release here on Thursday.