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May 19 (20:55) Rail users urge new DRM to launch Antyodaya express (m.timesofindia.com)
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May 19 2019 (20:56)
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May 19 2019 (20:56)
Train Tag: Tambaram - Sengottai Antyodaya Express (Via Main Line)/16189 added by First priority to THANJAVUR Then PKT~/1651567
TRICHY: Thanjavur district rail users association has urged the new divisional railway manager (DRM) of Trichy to introduce Tambaram-Sengottai Antyodaya express via Kumbakonam and Thanjavur. It has also demanded a daily express between Thanjavur and Mumbai CST via Kumbakonam, Tirupathi, Mandralayam Road, Pune, and an overnight express train between Mayiladuthurai and Palakkad via Trichy, Erode and Coimbatore.
The demands were submitted in a memorandum to DRM Ajay Kumar by association adviser and member of divisional railway users’ consultative committee A Giri during the former’s maiden visit to Kumbakonam railway station after assuming charge. He also demanded the restoration of Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin Janatha express which was operated in the meter gauge section via main line as an alternative to the diverted
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Mannai express.
The association also appealed for a new overnight train service between Karaikudi and Tambaram via Pattukottai, Adirampattinam and Thiruthuraipoondi, memu services between Thanjavur and Madurai as well as operation of Chennai Egmore-Velankanni express with independent rakes.
He pointed out that receiving Chendur Express on platform 2 at Kumbakonam had been causing hardship to passengers in boarding and alighting because of the short length of platforms. Hence, crossing of this train with Uzhavan express in both directions must be avoided at Kumbakonam, he said.
The association also wants the restoration of the long-cancelled but much patronized Mayiladuthurai – Nellai fast passenger between Thanjavur and Trichy. With the completion of track renewal works between Kumbakonam and Mayiladuthurai, the maximum permissible speed in this section may be increased, the memorandum said

  

  

  
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