Tiruchi–Tirunelveli Intercity Express (daily) would be flagged off on Saturday by Minister for School Education, Sports and Youth Welfare N.R. Sivapathi here.
The flagging off ceremony would be held at Tiruchi junction in the presence of Members of Parliament P. Kumar and N. Siva, Mayor A. Jaya, MLA Paranjothi, Tiruchi Divisional Railway Manager Manjula Rangarajan and divisional railway officials. The inaugural special would run to open timing.
Regular service of Tiruchi–Tirunelveli–Tiruchi (22627/22628) express would commence in Tiruchi and Tirunelveli from July 15. Train no. 22627 would leave Tiruchi at 7.15 a.m. and reach Tirunelveli at 1 p.m., the same day.
In the return direction, train no. 22628 would leave Tirunelveli at 2.15 p.m. and arrive in Tiruchi at 8 p.m. It would stop at Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi.
The train would have one AC chair car, six second sitting, six general second class, and two luggage-cum-brake van coaches. Advance reservations for the trains are open, a Southern Railway press release here said.