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Pongal Festival Special Trains

Southern railway has decided to run special trains for Pongal Festival.

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Special Trains for  Pongal Festival

To clear extra of passengers during Pongal Festival season.  Southern railway has decided to run special trains for Pongal Festival.  The details of the special trains are as under:

Special trains between Chennai Egmore – Coimbatore (via Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Salem)

Train No.06175 Chennai Egmore – Coimbatore special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 10.15 hrs. o­n 13.01.2016 and reach Coimbatore at 21.00 hrs. the same day.

Train No.06176 Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore special train will leave Coimbatore at 05.30 hrs. o­n 14.01.2016 and reach Chennai Egmore at 16.15 hrs. the same day.

Composition: AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 9, General Second Class – 6 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Tindivanam, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Chinna Salem, Attur, Salem Town, Salem Jn., Sankaridurg, Erode, Uthukkuli, Tirupur and Coimbatore North.

Train No.06176 Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore special train will stop at Mambalam also.

Special train from Chennai Egmore to Tirunelveli

Train No.06177 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 13.01.2016 and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 3, Second Class Chair Car – 3, General Second Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi.

Special train from Kochuveli to Chennai Central

Train No.06178 Kochuveli – Chennai Central special train will leave Kochuveli at 01.00 hrs. o­n 16.01.2016 and reach Chennai Central at 18.30 hrs. the same day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 3, Second Class Chair Car – 3, General Second Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Kollam, Kayamkulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.

Special train from Chennai Central to Vizianagaram

Train No.06179 Chennai Central – Vizianagaram special train will leave Chennai Central at 19.00 hrs. o­n 14.01.2016 and reach Vizianagaram at 11.30 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 2, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 13, General Second Class – 3 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Sullurupeta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajamundry, Samalkot, Anakapalli, Duvavada and Visakhapatnam.

Advance reservations for the above trains are open.