Pongal Special Trains Introduced by Southern Railways to Avoid Rush

Pongal Season special trains from Southern Railways.  The idea is to avoid extra rush during the pongal season.

Chennai Central Station panoramaFollowing are the details

Train No. 06021 / 06022 Chennai Central – Nagercoil Special Superfast Special (via. Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Tirunelveli)

Train No. 06021 Chennai Central – Nagercoil Special will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. on 13.1.2012 and arrive Nagercoil at 14.00 hrs. the next day.

Train No. 06022 Nagercoil – Chennai Central Superfast Special will leave Nagercoil at 12.40 hrs. on 17.1.2012 and arrive Chennai Central at 03.30 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.The trains will stop at Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Tirunelveli and Valliyur. Train No. 06022 will stop at Perambur also.

Train No. 06023 / 06024 Chennai Central – Nagercoil Superfast Specials (via. Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Tirunelveli)

Train No. 06023 Chennai Central – Nagercoil Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at 20.00 hrs. on 14.1.2012 and arrive Nagercoil at 11.00 hrs. the next day.

Train No. 06024 Nagercoil – Chennai Central Superfast Special will leave Nagercoil at 19.40 hrs. on 16.1.2012 and arrive Chennai Central at 10.40 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 Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachchi, Tirunelveli and Valliyur.

Train No. 06024 will stop at Morappur, Tiruppattur & Perambur also.

Train No. 06626 / 06625 Coimbatore – Chennai Central Superfast Specials:

Train No. 06626 Coimbatore – Chennai Central Superfast Special will leave Coimbatore at 23.45 hrs. on 17.1.2012 and arrive Chennai Central at 07.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No. 06625 Chennai Central – Coimbatore Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. on 18.1.2012 and arrive Coimbatore at 06.50 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 13 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.The trains will stop at Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, and Arakkonam. Train No. 06626 will stop at Perambur also. Train No. 06625 will stop at Coimbatore North also.

Advance reservation starts on 7-01-2012

Courtesy : IRCTC Blog

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Posted on January 6, 2012, in Transportation, Travel and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. ridiculous
    no trains for Trichy area ? sad !

  2. i hope the pongal is on 14,15&16.I’m not sure the Railway’s knows it or not.what is the need of sending special trains on 17 & 18.

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