TIRUCHI: The newly converted Vriddhachalam–Salem broad gauge section will be inaugurated on November 18 (Sunday). The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Anbumani Ramadoss will inaugurate the section and flag off the train service at Vriddhachalam on that date.
The Union Minister of State for Railways R. Velu will preside over the function. Union Ministers E.V.K.S. Elangovan and K. Venkatapathy, State Ministers K.N. Nehru and M.R.K. Paneerselvam, Members of Parliament E. Ponnusamy, K.V. Thangabalu and K. Rani will take part, a Southern Railway press release said here on Wednesday.