TAMIL NADU

Special train to Nagercoil on Dec. 29

CHENNAI, DEC. 27. A special train will leave Egmore for Nagercoil (No 695) at 9-30 p.m. on December 29, and reach Nagercoil at 1-15 p.m the next day.

In the return direction it will leave Nagercoil at 6- 45 p.m on January 1 and arrive Egmore at 9-45 a.m the next day. A Southern Railway release says the specials will comprise 1 AC 3- tier, 10 sleeper class, two general second class and two second class cum luggage van coaches. The train will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchi, Dindigul, Kodaikanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachi and Tirunelveli. The return train will stop at Mambalam also. Reservations will commence on Friday.

Mumbai trains

The Chennai Central-Chatrapathi Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai Express and Kanniyakumari-Chatrapathi Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai express leaving Central and Kanniyakumari respectively on December 29 (Saturday) and scheduled to arrive Chatrapathi Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai on December 31 will be terminated at Mumbai Dadar due to operational reasons, a release said.