CHENNAI: Southern Railway will operate special trains from Madurai to Chennai Central and Chennai Central to Tiruchi to clear the rush.

According to a press release, the Madurai-Chennai Central special (via Tiruchi, Erode) will leave Madurai at 7-15 p.m. on August 17 and arrive at Chennai Central at 7-45 a.m. the next day. It will stop at Dindigul, Tiruchi, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi and Arakkonam. Additional coaches will be attached from Tiruchi.

The Chennai-Central Tiruchi special (via Erode) will leave Chennai Central at 10-20 p.m. on August 18 and reach Tiruchi at 7-30 a.m. the next day. It will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode and Karur. Reservation will commence on August 16. — Special Correspondent