TAMIL NADU

Southern Railway to run special trains for festivals

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Southern Railway will run following special trains to clear extra rush of passengers for Ramzan/Pooja/ Deepavali/Christmas festivals.

Madurai–Chennai Egmore (Bi-weekly) Specials: Train No 0632 will leave Madurai at 23.15 hrs on Sundays and Tuesdays from October 2 to February 10 and arrive at Chennai Egmore at 09.30 hrs. the next day. In the return direction the train (0631) will leave Chennai Egmore at 22.45 hrs on Mondays and Fridays from October 5 to February 11 and reach Madurai at 08.45 hrs. the next day.

Chennai Egmore–Tuticorin (Weekly) Specials: Train No 0615 will leave Chennai Egmore at 22.45 hrs. on Wednesdays from October 3 to February 6 and reach Tuticorin at 12.15 hrs the next day. In the return direction the train (0616) will leave Tuticorin at 15.00 hrs. on Thursdays from October 4 to February 7 and arrive at Chennai Egmore at 04.30 hrs. the next day.

Chennai Egmore–Nagercoil (Weekly) Specials: Train No 0613 will leave Chennai Egmore at 20.15 hrs. on Sundays from October 7 to February 10 and arrive at Nagercoil at 11.00 hrs. the next day. In the return direction the train (0614) will leave Nagercoil at 13.30 hrs. on Mondays from October 8 and February 11 and arrive at Chennai Egmore at 04.30 hrs. the next day.

Chennai Egmore–Nagercoil (Weekly) Specials: Train No 0617 will leave Chennai Egmore at 19.00 hrs. on Tuesdays from October 9 February 12 and arrive at Nagercoil at 08.30 hrs. the next day. In the return direction, the train (0618) Nagercoil–Chennai Egmore Special will leave Nagercoil at 13.30 hrs. on Wednesdays from October 10 to February and arrive at Chennai Egmore at 04.30 hrs. the next day.

Chennai Central–Coimbatore (Bi-weekly) Specials: Train No 0625 will leave Chennai Central at 22.20 hrs on Wednesdays and Fridays from October 3 to February 6 and arrive at Coimbatore at 08.15 hrs. the next day. In the return direction, the train (0626) will leave Coimbatore at 23.45 hrs. on Thursdays and Saturdays from October 4 to February 7 and arrive at Chennai Central at 09.15 hrs. the next day.

Chennai Central–Coimbatore (Weekly) Specials: Train No 0623 will leave Chennai Central at 22.20 hrs. on Thursdays from October 11 to February 14 and arrive at Coimbatore at 08.00 hrs. the next day. In the return direction, the train (0624) will leave Coimbatore at 23.45 hrs. on Fridays from October 12 to February 15 and arrive at Chennai Central at 06.15 hrs. the next day.

Chennai Central–Mangalore (Tri-weekly) Specials: Train No 0601 will leave Chennai Central at 17.00 hrs on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from November 1 to January 31 and reach Mangalore at 09.30 hrs. the next day. In the return direction, the train (0602) will leave Mangalore at 16.00 hrs. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from November 2 to February 1 and arrive at Chennai Central at 08.30 hrs. the next day.

Chennai Central–Kottayam (Weekly) Specials: Train No 0635 will leave Chennai Central at 15.45 hrs. on Tuesdays from October 30 to January 22 and arrive at Kottayam at 05.45 hrs. the next day. In the return direction, the train (0636) will leave Kottayam at 13.00 hrs. on Wednesdays from October 31 to January 23 and arrive at Chennai Central at 04.15 hrs. the next day.

Advance reservation for the above trains will commence on September 23, according to a Southern Railway press release.

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