Southern Railway to run special trains for Pongal

Chennai: In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Pongal festival, Southern Railway has decided to run Suvidha festival trains. They will run between Tambaram and Tirunelveli.

According to a press release, Suvidha special train (82613) will leave Tambaram at 7.15 pm on 12 January and reach Tirunelveli at 6 am the next day.

Also, Suvidha special train (82614) will leave Tirunelveli at 3 pm on 16 January and reach Tambaram at 3 am the next day.

The train will stop at Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchi, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Satur and Kovilpatti. Advance reservations for the trains are on.

NT Bureau