INTRODUCTION OF STOPPAGE AT TAMBARAM FOR TEJAS SUPERFAST EXPRESS
Hon'ble Union Minister of State flagged off the stoppage at Tambaram for Chennai Egmore - Madurai Tejas Express today
The inaugural introduction of stoppage at Tambaram was formally flagged off to start by Dr.L.Murugan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, in the presence of Thiru T.R.Baalu, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Tmt K.Vasanthakumari, Honble Mayor of Tambaram, Thiru S.R.Raja, Hon’ble MLA today, 26th February 2023 for Train No.22671 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Tejas Super Fast Express.
Thiru Ganesh, Divisional Railway Manager, Chennai, Thiru P.Ananth, Chief Project Manager, Gati Sakthi, Chennai, Thiru Sachin Punetha, Additional Divisional Manager, Chennai and Officers and Staff of Southern Railway also participated in the brief function held at Tambaram Railway Station.
The stoppage at Tambaram was much sought after by the passengers. Tambaram is a major Suburban of Chennai City. This stoppage will immensely benefit IT employees commuting regularly between Madurai and Chennai as Tambaram is close to IT hubs like Mahindra city. This stoppage will also benefit businessmen and merchants traveling between the two cities.
Railway Board has permitted stoppage for Train No.22671/22672 Chennai Egmore – Madurai – Chennai Egmore TEJAS Superfast Express at TAMBARAM Railway station for a period of six months on experimental basis with effect from 26th February 2023 as follows:-
Train No.22671 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Tejas Superfast Express (6 days a Week) will leave Chennai Egmore at 06.00 hrs on all days except Thursdays with the stoppage at Tambaram (06:25 (Arr) / (06:27 (Dep) and reach Madurai at 12.15 hrs.
In the return direction, Train No.22672 Madurai – Chennai Egmore Tejas Superfast Express (6 days a Week) will leave Madurai at 15.00 hrs on all days except Thursdays with the stoppage at Tambaram (20:38 (Arr)/ 20:40 (Dep) to reach Chennai Egmore at 21.15 hrs.
(There is no change in the arrival/departure timings at other stations/stoppages, namely, Chennai Egmore, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul and Madurai)
The details of timings and stoppages of Train No. 22671/22672 Chennai Egmore – Madurai – Chennai Egmore Tejas Superfast Express is as follows:
Train No.22671 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Tejas SF Express (Except Thursdays)
Train No.22672 Madurai – Chennai Egmore Tejas Special Express (Except Thursdays)