Chennai: The Southern Railway on Wednesday announced the introduction of bi-weekly Duronto Express trains between Chennai -- Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai -- Madurai.
According to an official release, the Chennai Central - Madurai inaugural Duronto Special would leave Chennai Central at 5pm on Thursday December 15 and reach Madurai at 4am the next day.
The Inaugural Chennai Central -- Thiruvananthapuram Duronto Special would leave at 5pm on December 15 and reach Thiruvananthapuram at 05.45am the next day, the release said.
Regular services of the Chennai Central - Madurai Duronto Express will be operated on Mondays and Wednesdays while Madurai-Chennai Central Duronto Trains will be operated on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Regular services of Chennai Central -- Thiruvananthapuram Duronto Bi-weekly will be operated on Tuesdays and Fridays and on the return journey the trains would be operated on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the release added.
The advance reservation for the trains would commence from tomorrow, the release added.