Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: A new weekly superfast express to Nagercoil from Chennai Egmore will be formally inaugurated on Thursday.

Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Dayanidhi Maran will flag off the new service at Chennai Egmore. The service will leave Chennai Egmore at 4.45 p.m. and reach Nagercoil at 5.30 a.m. the next day.

Regular service

Regular service will commence on November 3 from Nagercoil and on November 9 from Egmore. The train (2667) will leave Chennai Egmore at 7 pm on all Thursdays and reach Nagercoil at 8.10 am the next day.

In the return direction train no 2668 will leave Nagercoil at 7.40 pm on all Fridays and reach Egmore at 8.50 am the next day.

The train will stop at Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Tiruchi, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar Sattur and Tirunelveli.

Advance reservation is available for the above trains, according to a Southern Railway press release.