Introduction of three Passenger ‘Sewa’ train Services in Southern Railway
To ensure better connectivity between smaller towns and important cities, Indian Railways has announced 10 Sewa train Services pan-India. Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry will flag off these train services on 15th October, 2019 at 14.00 hrs through Video Conferencing from New Delhi. Shri Suresh Angadi, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Railways will also grace the occasion.
In Southern Railway, three passenger train services will be introduced for the benefit of passengers, namely, Salem-Karur-Salem DEMU, Palani – Coimbatore- Palani Passenger and Pollachi – Coimbatore- Pollachi Passenger services. Local functions will be held at Salem, Coimbatore and Pollachi respectively. Hon’ble Members of Pariliament and Legislative Assembly along with other dignitaries will participate in the local functions.
The scheduled timings of regular train services is detailed below:
Train No.76801/76802 Salem-Karur-Salem DEMU service (6 days a week except Sundays)
Train No.76801 Salem-Karur DEMU service will depart from Salem at 13.40 hrs and reach Karur at 15.25 hrs the same day. Train No.76802 Karur-Salem DEMU service will commence from Karur at 11.40 hrs and reach Salem at 13.25 hrs the same day. These services will have stoppages at Vangal, Mohanur, Namakkal, Kalangani, Rasipuram and Mallur. The trains will run for 6 days a week except Sundays from both directions.
Train No. 56609/56608 Coimbatore- Palani- Coimbatore Passenger service (Daily)
Train No.56609 Coimbatore-Palani Daily Passenger will leave Coimbatore Jn at 13.45 hrs and reach Palani at 16.40 hrs the same day. Train No.56608 Palani-Coimbatore Daily Passenger will depart from Palani at 10.45 hrs and reach Coimbatore Jn at 14.10 hrs the same day. These trains will have stoppages at Pushpattur, Madathukulam, Maivadi Road, Udumalaipettai, Gomangalam, Pollachi, Kinattukkadavu and Podanur.
Train No. 56184/56183 Pollachi- Coimbatore- Pollachi Passenger Service (6 days a week except Sundays)
Train No.56184 Pollachi – Coimbatore Passenger will leave Pollachi at 7.30 hrs and reach Coimbatore Jn at 8.40 hrs the same day. Train No.56183 Coimbatore-Pollachi Passenger will depart from Coimbatore Jn at 5.45 hrs and reach Pollachi at 7.00 hrs the same day. These trains will have stoppages at Podanur and Kinattukkadavu and will run for 6 days a week except Sundays from both directions.