Sunday, July 01, 2012

Mannargudi-Tirupati Tri-weekly Express

Mannargudi-Tirupati Tri-weekly Express which was announced in the current Railway Budget will be inaugurated o­n 3rd July, 2012 from Tirupati. The regular run of the train will commence o­n 4th July, 2012 from Mannargudi and o­n 5th July, 2012 from Tirupati.

Accordingly o­n its regular run, Train no. 17408 Mannargudi-Tirupati Tri-weekly Express will depart Mannargudi at 05 30 hrs o­n Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and arrive Tirupati at 16 35 hrs o­n thesame day. In the return direction, train no. 17407 Tirupati-Mannargudi tri-weekly express will depart Tirupati at 10 40 hrs o­n Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and arrive Mannargudi at 22 35 hrs o­n the same day. 

Enroute, these trains will stop at Pakala, Chittoor, Katpadi, Vellore Cant., Arni Road, Tiruvannamalai, Tirukkovilur, Villupuram, Cuddalore Port, Chidambaram, Sirkazhi, Mayiladudurai, Perlam, Thiruvaur and Nidamangalam.

The timings of these trains are incorporated in the Southern Zone Railway Time Table-July 2012 issue.

Above announcement posted on Southern central railway website press release with a logical  error and few spelling mistakes, which was edited and corrected by me.


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