CHENNAI: Southern Railway will introduce a daily Express train service between Mannargudi and Coimbatore from June 11. Advance reservation for the services will commence on Thursday.
The daily service called ‘Chemmozhi’ express will run via Nidamangalam, Thanjavur, Tiruchchirappalli junction, Karur, Erode and Tirupur.
Train No.16615 Mannargudi – Coimbatore express will start service o-n June 11 and Train No.16616 Coimbatore – Mannargudi express will be introduced the next day.
The train will leave Mannargudi at 8.10pm and reach Coimbatore at 5am the next day. In the return direction, the train will leave Coimbatore at 11.55pm and reach Mannargudi at 7.55am the next day.
The trains will have one first class AC-cum-AC 2-tier coach, one AC III tier coach, six second class sleeper coaches, six general second class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches. Train No.16615 Mannargudi – Coimbatore express will stop at Coimbatore North also.