Southern Railway will run weekly specials over the nexttwomonthsbetweenChennai and Nagercoil, Tirunelveli, Tiruchi, Tuticorin and Coimbatore. This is expected to clear the rush on account of Christmas, New Year, Irumudi, Thaipoosam and Pongal. Reservation will begin on Saturday.
1)Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Weekly Specials: T.No.06748 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Superfast Special will leave Nagercoil at 17.00 hrs. on 25th November 2012, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th December 2012 & 6th, 13th and 20th January 2013 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 06.05 hrs. the next day. T.No.06747 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 14.35 hrs. on 26th November 2012, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st December 2012, 7th, 14th and 21st January 2013 and arrive Nagercoil at 05.30 hrs. the next day. The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 4 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches. The trains will stop at Valliyur, Tirunelveli, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu and Tambaram. T.No.06748 will stop at Mambalam also; T.No. 06747 will stop at Ariyalur and Srirangam also.
2)Tirunelveli – Chennai Central Weekly Specials (via. Tiruchchirappalli, Erode): T.No.06750 Tirunelveli – Chennai Central Special will leave Tirunelveli at 16.00 hrs. on 29th November 2012, 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th December 2012, 3rd, 10th and 17th January 2013 and arrive Chennai Central at 09.20 hrs. the next day. T.No.06749 Chennai Central – Tirunelveli Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. on 30th November 2012, 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th December 2012, 4th, 11th and 18th January 2013 and arrive Tirunelveli at 14.00 hrs. the next day. The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 10 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches. The trains will stop at Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Ambur, Gudiyattam, Katpadi and Arakkonam. T.No.06750 will stop at Perambur also.