PONGAL SPECIAL TRAINS
Southern Railway have announced 4 Special Trains to manage the Pongal passenger rush.
1. Train No. 0614, Tirunelveli - Chennai Egmore Special (via Erode). The train leaves Tirunelveli at 15.45 hrs(3.45pm) on 13.1.2010 and arrives at Chennai on 8.30 hrs(8.30 am) on 14.01.2010. The trains will stop at Vanchi Maniyachi, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Trichirapalli, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Perambur, Chennai Egmore.
2. Train No. 0617, Chennai Egmore - Nagercoil Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 14.40 hrs (2.40 pm) and arrive at Nagercoil at 5.30 hrs (5.30 am) on 14.01.2010. The train will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vridhachalam, Ariyalur, Srirangam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Tirunelveli and Valliyur.
3. Train No. 0618, Nagercoil - Chennai Egmore Special (via. Trivandrum, Kottayam). The train will leave Nagercoil at 10.00 hrs (10.00am) on 15.01.2010 and arrive at Chennai Egmore at 05.15 hrs (5.15am) on 16.01.2010. The train will stop at Trivandrum, Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Podanur, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.
4. Train No. 0619 Super Fast Special, Chennai Egmore - Madurai. The train leaves Chennai Egmore at 18.45 hrs(6.45pm) on 16.01.2010 and arrive at Madurai on 17.01.2010 at 3.30 hrs. The train will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vridhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli and Dindigul.
Advanced Booking for these trains is done from 13.01.2010