Chennai: Train No.16101 / 16102 Chennai Egmore – Kollam – Chennai Egmore daily express is being introduced today. The regular service of Train No.16101 Chennai Egmore – Kollam daily express and that of Train No.16102 Kollam – Chennai Egmore daily express will commence on 05.03.2019.
Train No.16101 Chennai Egmore – Kollam daily express will leave Chennai Egmore at 17.00 hrs. and reach Kollam at 08.45 hrs. the next day.
Train No.16102 Kollam – Chennai Egmore daily express will leave Kollam at 11.45 hrs. and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.30 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 8, General Second Class – 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sivakasi, Srivilliputtur, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil, Kadayanallur, Tenkasi, Sengottai, Aryankavu, Tenmalai, Edaman, Punalur, Kottarakkara and Kundara.
The new train from Chennai Egmore – Kollam via Sengottai will be a gift to the people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the gauge converted route of Sengottai – Punalur – Kollam section. This will help the pilgrims from South Tamil Nadu reach Sabarimala via a shorter route.
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