Special Trains for Thaipoosam 2013

Southern Railway will run special trains for Thaipoosam 2013 between Chennai-Nagercoil, Tirunelveli, Tiruchchirappalli, Tuticorin, Coimbatore and some other towns of Tamil Nadu.

Thaipoosam is a festival dedicated to Lord Murugan. In 2013, Thaipoosam date is January 27.   

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of passengers o­n account Thaipoosam festival.

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, 23rdand 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.

3) Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore Weekly Specials (via.Mayiladuthurai, Villupuram):

T.No.06802 Tiruchchirappali – Chennai  Egmore Special will leave Tiruchchirappali at 19.30 hrs. o­n 26th November 2012, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st December 2012, 7th, 14th and 21st January 2013 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 04.20 hrs. the next day. T.No.06801 Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappali Superfast Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 22.45 hrs. o n  29th November 2012, 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th  December 2012, 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th January 2013 and arrive Tiruchchirappalli at 06.00 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 13 Sleeper Class, 3 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Sirkazhi, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu and Tambaram. T.No.06802 will stop at Mambalam also.

4) Chennai Egmore– Tuticorin Weekly Specials (via.Villupuram, Mayiladuthurai):  

T.No.06035 Chennai  Egmore – Tuticorin Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 22.45 hrs. o­n 27th November 2012, 4th , 11th, 18th, and 25th December 2012, 1st , 8th , 15th and 22nd January 2013  and arrive Tuticorin at 12.50 hrs. the next day. T.No.06036 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore Superfast Special will leave Tuticorin at 18.15 hrs. o­n 28th November 2012, 5th , 12th, 19th, and 26th December 2012, 2nd , 9th ,  16th and 23rd  January 2013 and arrive Chennai Egmore at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 13 Sleeper Class,   3 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Villupuram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Chidambaram, Sirkazhi, Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachchi and Milavittan. T.No.06035 will stop at Tuti-Melur also; T.No.06036 will stop at Mambalam also.

5) Chennai Egmore– Coimbatore Weekly Specials (via.Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Salem): 

T.No.06037 Chennai Egmore – Coimbatore Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 18.30 hrs. o­n 3rd , 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st December 2012, 7th, 14th and 21st January 2013  and arrive Coimbatore at 07.00 hrs. the next day. T.No.06038 Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore Special will leave Coimbatore at 15.40 hrs. o­n 4th , 11th, 18th, and 25th December 2012, 1st , 8th ,15th and 22nd January 2013  and arrive Chennai Egmore at 04.15 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 4 Sleeper Class, 15 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Mukhasaparur, Pukkiravari, Chinna Salem, Attur, Peddanayakkanpalayam, Ettapur Road, Valappadi Gate, Ayodhyapatnam, Salem Town, Salem, Sankaridurg,  Erode and Tiruppur. T.No.06037 will stop at Coimbatore North also; T.No.06038 will stop at Mambalam also.

6) Chennai Egmore– Coimbatore Weekly Specials (via.Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Salem):

 T.No.06039 Chennai Egmore – Coimbatore Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 20.20 hrs. o­n 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th  December 2012, 2nd, 9th, 16thand 23rd January 2013  and arrive Coimbatore at 07.00 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be      4 Sleeper Class, 15 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Mukhasaparur, Pukkiravari, Chinna Salem, Attur, Peddanayakkanpalayam, Ettapur Road, Valappadi Gate, Ayodhyapatnam, Salem Town, Salem, Sankaridurg,  Erode,  Tiruppur and Coimbatore North.

7) Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore Weekly Specials (via.Erode, Karur, Tiruchchirappalli, Vriddhachalam ): T.No.06040Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore Specialwill leave Coimbatore at 15.40 hrs. o­n 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th  December 2012, 3rd, 10th, 17thand 24th  January 2013  and arrive Chennai Egmore at 04.15 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 4 Sleeper Class, 15 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Tiruppur, Erode, Kodumudi, Pugalur, Karur, Tiruchchirappalli, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu, Tambaram and Mambalam.

8) Chennai Egmore– Coimbatore Weekly Specials (via.Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Karur, Erode):  

T.No.06041 Chennai  Egmore – Coimbatore Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 14.40 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th  December 2012, 4th, 11th, 18thand 25th January 2013  and arrive Coimbatore at 02.30 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 4 Sleeper Class, 15 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Karur, Pugalur, Kodumudi, Erode, Tiruppur and Coimbatore North.

9) Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore Weekly Specials (via. Salem, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram)

T.No.06042Coimbatore – Chennai Egmore Specialwill leave Coimbatore at 15.40 hrs. o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th  December 2012, 6th,  13th, 20thand 27th  January 2013  and arrive Chennai Egmore at 04.15 hrs. the next day.

The composition of the trains will be 4 Sleeper Class, 15 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The trains will stop at Tiruppur, Erode, Sankaridurg, Salem, Salem Town, Ayodhyapatnam, Valappadi Gate, Ettapur Road, Peddanayakkanpalayam, Attur, Chinna Salem, Pukkiravari, Mukhasaparur, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu, Tambaram and Mambalam.

Advance reservation for the above trains will commence o­n 24 November 2012.

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