Temporary stoppage for one minute would be provided for the following trains at Melmaruvathur from December 5 to February 8 in connection with the Irumudi/Thaipoosam festival at Melmaruvathur.

The trains and their departure timing from Melmaruvathur are: 16177 Chennai Egmore–Tiruchi / Kumbakonam Rockfort Express (departure at 11.58 p.m.), 12635 Chennai Egmore–Madurai Vaigai Express (2.10 p.m.), 12637 Chennai Egmore–Madurai Pandyan Express (10.40 p.m.), 12661 Chennai Egmore–Sencottah Pothigai Express (all trains leaving from Chennai Egmore from December 5 to February 8).12652 Nizamuddin– Madurai Sampark Kranti bi-weekly Express (7.55 p.m., trains leaving from Nizamuddin between December 6 and February 7).

11043 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus–Madurai weekly Express (1.55 a.m., train leaving from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus from December 9 to February 3); 12667 Chennai Egmore–Nagercoil weekly Express (8.15 p.m., trains leaving from Chennai Egmore from December 8 to February 2); 12642 Hazrat Nizamuddin–Kanyakumari Tirukkural weekly Express (7.55 p.m., trains leaving from Nizamuddin from December 10 to February 4, 2012).

16178 Kumbakonam/Tiruchi – Chennai Egmore Rockfort Express (3.35 a.m., trains leaving from Kumbakonam/ Tiruchi from December 4 to February 7); 12636 Madurai–Chennai Egmore Vaigai Express (12.40 p.m., trains leaving from Madurai from December 5 to February 8); 12638 Madurai–Chennai Egmore Pandyan Express (3.45 a.m., trains leaving from Madurai from December 4 to February 7). 12662 Sencottah–Chennai Egmore Pothigai Express (5.05 a.m., trains leaving from Sencottah from December 4 to February 7); 12651 Madurai–Hazrat Nizamuddin Sampark Kranti bi-weekly Express (5.45 a.m., trains leaving from Madurai between December 5 and February 6) 11044 Madurai-Lokmanya Tilak terminus weekly Express (1.55 a.m., trains leaving from Madurai between December 10 and February 4); 12668 Nagercoil-Chennai Egmore weekly Express 4.05 a.m. (trains leaving from Nagercoil between December 9 and February 3); 12641 Kanyakumari-Hazrat Nizamuddin Tirukkural weekly Express (6.45 a.m., train leaving from Kanyakumari between December 7 and February 1).

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