Festive Rush: New Trains Launched For Diwali, Durga Pujo Bookings (Full List)

With ongoing Navratri, the festive season in India has just started. This season brings joy to thousands of people as these are the days when estranged family members gather for the yearly festivities. People living and earning money in the cities travel back to their native places. This invariably increases the pressure on existing transportation systems. To deal with the increased number of travelers, Railways has announced new trains.

Indian Railways announces new trains

To deal with the increased rush of passengers during the festive season, Indian Railways has announced its decision to run Special Train services in the coming days. According to a statement released by Southern Railways, the Railway Board had permitted the operation of Special fare Special trains to clear passengers’ extra rush during the festival period.

Now, the Southern Railway zone will run Train Number 06003/06004 Tambaram – Nagercoil – Tambaram Superfast Special train on special fare, for this train the Advance Reservation has already started on 7 October 2021. The train consisting of eight Sleeper class coaches also has three AC 3-Tier class coaches, four General Second class coaches, and two Luggage cum Brake Vans.

Schedule for the train is as follows:

Train Number 06003 Tambaram – Nagercoil Superfast Special fare special train will leave Tambaram station at 9.40 PM o­n 13 October and 03 November 2021. It will reach Nagercoil railway station at 09.30 AM the next day.

In the opposite direction, Train Number 06004 Nagercoil – Tambaram Superfast Special fare special train will leave Nagercoil railway station at 4.15 PM o­n 17 October and 07 November 2021. It will reach Tambaram railway station at 04.10 AM the next day.

Also, Train Number 06003 will depart from Tambaram station at 9:40 PM and it will make stops at Chengalpattu at 10:08 PM, Villupuram at 11:50 PM, Tiruchchirappalli at 2:25 AM, Dindugal at 3:42 AM, Madurai at 4:45 AM, Virudhunagar at 5:28 AM, Satur at 5:51 AM, Kovilpatti at 6:13 AM, Tirunelveli at 7:45 AM, before reaching Nagercoil at 9:30 AM.

Train Number 06004 will leave Nagercoil at 4:15 PM, and on the way, it will make stops at Tirunelveli at 5:45 PM, Kovilpatti at 6:43 PM, Satur at 7:08 PM, Virudhunagar at 7:53 PM, Madurai at 9:00 PM, Dindugal at 10:02 PM, Tiruchchirappalli at 11:15 PM, Villupuram at 1:53 AM, Chengalpattu at 3:13 AM, before reaching Tambaram at 4:10 AM.

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