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Posted: Aug 13 2016 (09:46)
Last Response: Aug 13 2016 (11:53)
Commentary/Human InterestSR/Southern -Aug 13 2016 (09:44) Travel on south-bound trains to be faster by at least 1 hr from Oct 1
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Chennai: From October 1, train travel from Chennai to any southern TN destination is bound to be faster by 30 minutes to 1 hour. Southern Railway general manager Vashishtha Johri on Friday said a majority of trains from Chennai Egmore and Central would be speeded up as doubling of Chennai-Madurai section is nearing completion.
The first step was taken on Friday when officials announced that two pairs of trains, the Chennai-Rameswaram Express and Chennai-Jodhpur Express would be upgraded to superfast status, increasing the average speed to more than 55 kmph and bringing down the journey time by at least one hour each.
Aug 13 2016 (09:46)
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Conversion of Tambaram into the city third terminal would be completed by October, Johri said.
Good move by SR....hope they cut down on the excessive travel time and slack time for other trains also
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