In addition to six Deepavali trains announced by the Southern Railway, another six have been introduced to meet the festival rush.

The trains are No. 06748 Madurai–Chennai Egmore Superfast Special which will leave Madurai at 11.55 p.m. on October 31 and arrive at Chennai Egmore at 8.55 a.m. the next day, No. 06747 Chennai Egmore–Tirunelveli Special which will leave Egmore at 10.50 a.m. on November 1 and arrive at Tirunelveli at 2.30 a.m. the next day, No. 06749 Tirunelveli–Chennai Egmore Superfast Special which will leave Tirunelveli at 6.15 p.m. on November 4 and arrive at Egmore at 6.05 a.m. the next day, No. 06626 Coimbatore–Chennai Central Superfast Special which will leave Coimbatore at 12.30 a.m. on November 1 and 4 and arrive at Chennai Central at 8.30 a.m. the same day, No. 06625 Chennai Central–Coimbatore Superfast Special which will leave Chennai Central at 12.30 p.m. on November 1 and arrive at Coimbatore at 9 p.m. the same day, No. 06752 Tirunelveli–Chennai Central Special which will leave Tirunelveli at 5.45 p.m. on October 31 and arrive at Chennai Central at 7.45 a.m. the next day, and No. 06751 Chennai Central–Tirunelveli Special which will leave Chennai Central at 10.30 a.m. on November 1 and arrive at Tirunelveli at 12.30 a.m. the next day.

Advance reservation for the trains will begin on Thursday.

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