Special Trains to clear Sabarimala rush



Chennai: Southern Railway on Wednesday announced a series of special trains for Sabarimala, Christmas and Pongal festival seasons to clear the extra rush of passengers.

A Southern Railway release said that Chennai Egmore - Nagercoil - Chennai Egmore (weekly special) will leave Chennai at 2020hrs on Thursdays from December 17 to January 28, 2010 and arrive Nagercoil at 1105 hrs the next day.

Nagercoil Chennai Egmore will leave Nagercoil at 1330 hrs on fridays from December 18 to January 29 and arrive Chennai at 0425 hrs the next day.

Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore weekly specials will leave Chennai Egmore at 1845hrs on Mondays from December 14 to January 25, 2010 and arrive Nagercoil at 0805 hrs., the next day.

Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Special will leave Nagercoil at 1330 hrs on Tuesdays from December 15 to January 26, 2010 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 0425 hrs the next day.

Chennai Egmore – Sengottai Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 2020 hrs on Saturdays from December 19 to January 30, 2010 and arrive Sengottai at 1025 hrs. the next day.

Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special will leave Sengottai at 1425 hrs on Sundays from December 20 to January 31, 2010 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 0425 hrs the next day. Nagercoil - Chennai Egmore Special will leave Nagercoil at 1940 hrs on Mondays from December 14 to January 25, 2010 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 0855 hrs the next day.

Chennai Egmore - Nagercoil Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 1440 hrs on Tuesdays from December 15 to January 26, 2010 and arrive Nagercoil at 0530 hrs the next day.

Chennai Central – Nagercoil Garib Rath Special will leave Chennai Central at 1930 hrs on Wednesdays from December 16 to January 27, 2010 and arrive Nagercoil at 1105 hrs. the next day.

Nagercoil – Chennai Central Garib Rath Special will leave Nagercoil at 1330 hrs on Thursdays from December 17 to January 28, 2010 and arrive Chennai Central at 0450 hrs the next day.

Kollam Special will leave Chennai Central at 1515 hrs on January 19, 2010 and arrive Kollam at 0530 hrs the next day.

Kollam – Chennai Central Special will leave Kollam at 1200 hrs on January 20, 2010 and arrive Chennai Central at 0400 hrs the next day.

Chennai Central – Kochuveli Special will leave Chennai Central at 2330 hrs. on January 20, 2010 and arrive Kochuveli at 1540 hrs the next day.

Kochuveli – Chennai Central Special will leave Kochuveli at 2010 hrs on January 21, 2010 and arrive Chennai Central at 1220 hrs the next day, the release added.

Bureau Report