Southern Railway announces Changes in pattern of Train Services due to Engineering Works at Villupuram

CHENNAI: Due to Line Block to facilitate deep screening of points & crossings with Ballast Cleaning Machine at Villupuram yard  of Tiruchchirappalli Division of Southern Railway for 17 days from 12.07.2018 to31.07.2018 (except Sundays), changes will be made in the pattern of train services as detailed below.

On 28.07.2018

  1. Train No.16796 Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore Cholan Express, scheduled to leave Tiruchchirappalli at 10.00 hrs., will be rescheduled to leave Tiruchchirappalli at 11.45 hrs. (late by 1 hour and 45 minutes).
  2. Train No.56863 / 56864 Villupuram – Puducherry – Villupuram passenger train services will be fully cancelled.

On 30.07.2018

  1. Train No.16796 Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore Cholan Express, scheduled to leave Tiruchchirappalli at 10.00 hrs., will be rescheduled to leave Tiruchchirappalli at 11.45 hrs. (late by 1 hour and 45 minutes).
  2. Train No.16864 Mannargudi – Bhagat Ki Kothi weekly express, scheduled to leave Mannargudi at 12.25 hrs., will be rescheduled to leave Mannargudi at 13.25 hrs. (late by 1 hour).
  3. Train No.12635 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Vaigai Express, scheduled to leave Chennai Egmore at 13.40 hrs., will be rescheduled to leave Chennai Egmore at 14.40 hrs. (late by 1 hour).

On 31.07.2018

Train No.15120 Manduadih – Rameswaram (via Chennai Egmore) weekly express, scheduled to run via Villupuram and Cuddalore Port Jn. (via Main Line), will be diverted to run via Villupuram, Vriddhachalam to reach Cuddalore Port Jn. 

LHB COACHES FOR KOCHUVELI–BENGALURU–KOCHUVELI EXPRESS TRAINS

LHB (Linke-Hofmann-Busch) coaches have been allotted for Train No.16316 / 16315 Kochuveli – Bengaluru – Kochuveli express trains.

Consequently, the rake of Train No.16316 / 16315 Kochuveli – Bengaluru – Kochuveli express trains will be converted into LHB stock on the dates given below.

Train No.16316 Kochuveli–Bengaluru express Train No.16315 Bengaluru–Kochuveli express
From Kochuveli on 28.07.2018 From Bengaluru on 29.07.2018

Consequently, the composition of Kochuveli – Bengaluru – Kochuveli express trains will be revised as detailed below.

Composition:  AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 13 & General Second Class – 3 coaches.

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