Southern Railway has announced timings for Chennai-Egmore-Chennai Thanjavur Express (16183/84) via Villupuram and Mayiladuthurai in its new time table from July 1. However, the date of introduction of the train will be notified later.
As per the Southern Railway time table, the train (no. 16183) will leave Egmore at 11.30 p.m. and reach Thanjavur at 4.55 a.m. On the return journey, the train (no. 16184) will leave Thanjavur at 8.45 p.m. and reach Egmore at 7.15 a.m.
The trains will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Tindivanam, Villupuram, Cuddalore Port Junction, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Kuttalam, Aduthurai, Kumbakonam, and Papanasam. The train (no. 16184) will stop at Mambalam also.
There will be eighteen coaches and the composition will be one air-conditioned first-cum air-conditioned two-tier sleeper, one air-conditioned two-tier sleeper, one air-conditioned three-tier sleeper, nine sleeper classes, four general second class, and two second class (general/disabled friendly)-cum-luggage- cum-brake.
People of Thanjavur are eagerly awaiting the introduction of the train.