CHENNAI: Southern Railway will run summer special trains between Chennai Egmore and Tuticorin to clear the extra rush of passengers.
No. 0615 will leave Chennai Egmore at 8.20 p.m. on all Sundays and Wednesdays, from April 30 to May 18, and reach Tuticorin at 9.30 a.m. the next day.
No. 0616 will leave Tuticorin at 2.50 p.m. on all Mondays and Thursdays, from May 1 to May 19, and arrive at Egmore at 4.15 a.m. the next day.
The composition will be one AC first class, 17 second-class sleepers, 2 general second class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.
No. 0685 will leave Egmore at 3.45 p.m. on all Fridays, from May 2 to May 16, and reach Tuticorin at 4 a.m. the next day. No. 0686 will leave Tuticorin at 9 p.m. on all Saturdays, from May 3 to May 17, and arrive at Egmore at 10.15 a.m. the next day.
Reservation will begin on April 30, says a railway release.