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Posted: Sep 21 (07:51)
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CHENNAI: With the Madurai-Theni-Bodinayakanur gauge conversion works entering its final stage, the Southern Railway has proposed to extend the Chennai Central-Madurai AC Superfast Express up to Bodinayakanur. So, if all goes as planned, people of Theni district would get their first direct train to Chennai before May next year.
Two trains — AC tri-weekly express from Chennai Central to Bodinayakanur and a daily passenger train between Madurai and Bodinayakanur — were proposed to be introduced in the new Broad Gauge (BG) line by the Southern Railway, revealed an official document, a copy of which is available with TNIE.