Chennai: Shri D.Lakshmanan, Chief Public Relations Officer, Southern Railway has officially publicized today the introduction of a new daily train service between Chennai Central – Palani as was announced by the Hon’ble Minister for Railways in the Railway Budget 2013-14. He said that the same was met by the Southern Railway and the train to run from 1st October, 2013 onwards.
Train No.06002, the inaugural special from Palani to Chennai Central, will leave Palani at 16.00 hrs. on 01.10.2013 and arrive Chennai Central at 02.30 hrs. on 02.10.2013.
The regular service of Train No.16001 Chennai Central – Palani daily express will commence on 01.10.2013 ex. Chennai Central and that of Train No.16002 Palani – Chennai Central daily express will commence on 02.10.2013 ex. Palani.
T.No.16001 Chennai Central – Palani daily express will leave Chennai Central at 21.00 hrs. and arrive Palani at 08.00 hrs. the next day. Train No.16002 Palani – Chennai Central daily express will leave Palani at 18.00 hrs. and arrive Chennai Central at 04.50 hrs. the next day.The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 1 AC 3-tier, 7 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches. The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Gudiyattam, Jolarpettai, Salem, Rasipuram, Namakkal, Karur, Dindigul, Akkaraipatti, Oddanchatram and Chatrappatti.Train No.16002 will stop at Perambur also.
Advance reservation for the inaugural special train and the regular trains will commence on 01.10.2013.