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Madurai-Shenkottai 3 pairs of passengers are always overcrowded.Now Courtallam season also started and so the passenger travel in the doorways and in the un-hygienic Lavatory.People demands additional passenger services .Otherwise increase the coaches from 14 to 18 with luggage/vendors coaches which can carry more passengers with luggage etc.
Moreover Madurai Division operates 6 pairs of up and down passenger trains in the recently BG converted section of KOLLAM-PUNALUR.But Madurai Division operates only 3 passenger in the Virudhunagar-Senkottai section in TN which was converted to BG more than 6 years. Madurai Division also operates only one passenger in the recently converted Virudhunagar-Manamadurai section in TN . MDU division always biased or totally hijacked by Kerala. Citing... more...
running loco staffs are shortage for additional trains in TN only.How they run 6 pairs of passenger in the recently converted BG SECTION KOLLAM - PUNALUR. Hope they run passenger in the KOLLAM-PUNALUR SECTION by the heavy duty diesel truck drivers derived from the hilly Kerala terrain.