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Vasan Flags Off Palani-Tiruchendur Passenger Train

Published: 16th February 2014 02:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th February 2014 02:31 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan flagged off the Palani-Tiruchendur passenger train from here today.

"The train is run for devotees at low cost. Broad gauge work between Palani and Pollachi will soon be completed," he said, speaking on the occassion.

The train will reach Tiruchendur today at 17.55 hrs. In the return direction, it will leave from Tiruchendur at 10.30 hrs and reach Palani at 19.20 hrs.

Regular train service in both directions will commence from tomorrow in the following timings:

The Palani-Tiruchendur passenger will leave Palani at 07.20 hrs, arrive in Dindigul at 08.45 hrs and halt for five minutes, arrive in Madurai at 10.15 hrs and again stop for five minutes, arrive at Tirunelveli at 14.00 hrs and reach Tiruchendur 16.00 hrs, railway sources said.

The Tiruchendur-Palani passenger will leave Tiruchendur at 10.00 hrs, reach Tirunelveli at 11.25 hrs, depart at 11.30 hrs, arrive in Madurai at 16.10 hrs for a five minute halt, arrive Dindigul at 17.35 hrs and reach palani at 19.20 hrs.

Train service from Tiruchendur was flagged off by Jayadurai, MP.

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