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MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)
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Jn. Pt. DG/BDNK/VPT/MNM, West Veli Street, M Ph No: 0452-2743799, 2741597, Madurai 625001
State: Tamil Nadu

Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Madurai

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Number of Platforms: 6
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After 25 minutes halt at Palani, this train will continues run as 06462/Palani to Coimbatore Express special.
Passengers planning to travel beyond Palani can buy through tickets from their respective boarding station itself.
If you're traveling in Vaigai express ... Then Don't miss trying any varieties supplied by Pantry..
One of the best and cleanly maintained pantry every item samosa,Kesari,sweet Chapati,soup,bajji, biryani tastes good..

May 07 2020 (14:40)
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah
Brandon12663^~   32528 blog posts
Re# 4617405-1              
Better than MDU Tejas?

May 07 2020 (17:49)
Guruvayur Express
RANGARAJANTPJ~   1604 blog posts
Re# 4617405-2              
1 compliments
It is also a record maker MG record
Tejas recently launched but vaigai has historical importance

May 07 2020 (19:32)
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah
Brandon12663^~   32528 blog posts
Re# 4617405-3              
That's true
It's nostalgic afterall..

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Apr 22 2019 (10:32)   22672/Madurai - Chennai Egmore Tejas Express | MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)
Pandian SF Express
RKrishnan^~   4165 blog posts
Entry# 4298266            Tags   Past Edits
This below catering Menu is only for 22672 MDU - MS Tejas express...22671 MS MDU Tejas express catering menu is different..!!
I was onboard Tejas express to chennai on 19/04/19..!!
1. Rail neer bottle
2. Snacks Hot samosa with tomato ketchup, barone chocolate, haldirams salted peanut (this might vary for each day), parle biscuit, Tea/Coffee. This snacks served as soon as train departs MDU
and after TPJ it is served for TPJ boarding peoples.
3. Hot Tomato soup with bread sticks served while the train crosses VRI station...
4. Dinner as shown in pic...Menu will be written on top see it...!!
5. Finally Ice cream...That's all...!!
The best part of food was Tomato soup....Spicy Hot tomato soup with breadsticks combo...!!

Oct 20 2020 (00:38)
sudhakar37   19 blog posts
Re# 4298266-1               Past Edits
Do not be so proud man. The same menu is being served in the train 12244 Coimbatore - Chennai central Shatabdi express (toilets stink because of slow flush or no water). Shame on the indian railways.

Oct 20 2020 (09:15)
Pandian SF Express
RKrishnan^~   4165 blog posts
Re# 4298266-2               Past Edits
U should have made a complaint rather than posting here and I clear one thing when I went in tejas all maintained well food was also good so I posted a Positive review here....Don't make a decision by seeing only one train like whatever u said and blame IR...Hope u understand.
Jun 21 2020 (17:25)   MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)
Karthik.iyer27^~   39286 blog posts
Entry# 4654774            Tags  
Festivals and Events in Madurai.
Pongal (Harvest Festival) – January : Pongal or the Harvest Festival is celebrated by way of paying tribute to the Sun, Nature and cattle for helping them with a rich harvest. The 3 day festival is celebrated with great pomp and splendour. Bogi is celebrated the first day. Homes are given a fresh lick of paint and old articles are removed. The second day is Pongal, the main festival. Sugarcanes, Pongal (a sweet variety of rice) and festoons of mango leaves mark this auspicious day. Mattu Pongal
is celebrated the third day. On this day people pay tribute to the cattle for bringing in prosperity.
Jallikattu (Taming the Bull) – January : The most popular sport in Tamil Nadu is part of the pongal celebrations. This game of valour is held in the villages with great pomp and splendor though only as a popular sport. People from the neighbouring villages throng the open grounds to watch man and beast pitting their strength against each other.
Chithirai Festival (April/May) : It is celebrated every year on the Full moon day of the Tamil Month Chithirai. (April/May). Legend says that Lord Vishnu, as Alagar, rode on a golden horse to Madurai to attend the celestial wedding of Goddess Meenakshi with Lord Sundareswarar (Lord Siva). This festival is marked by solemnity and serenity.
Festival of the Cradle (June- July) : During the festival the deities – Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar (Lord Siva) are taken in procession to a mirror chamber. For nine days they are on a swing, which rocks gently.
Avanimoolam Festival (August / September) : This festival during August / September celebrates the coronation of Lord Sundareswarar (Lord Siva). Daily A “Lila” or play is performed where the temple priest recite the stories of Lord Siva in 64 miracles, which protected the city of Madurai from adversity. One among is Coronation would be performed for Sundareswarar and another Significant one is Lord Sundareswarar (Lord Siva) carrying soil for earning pittu would be enacted.
Navarathri (Nine nights) Festival (September) : Goddess Meenakshi, During this nine day festival, would appear in a separate dress and look every day and bless the devotees at the `kolu mandapam’ in Amman Sannidhi. The entire temple would be lit in colour lamps and the dolls would be arranged in a manner to find a niche in the hearts of the devotees. This festival is held in honour of Goddess Meenakshi in all her forms, which embody fury, compassion and wisdom.
Dance Festival (January/ March/ November/ December) : A dance festival is being organized by the Tourism Department for Fifteen days. Exponents of various dances forms from all over the country perform in this festival.

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Nov 12 2019 (23:28)   22672/Madurai - Chennai Egmore Tejas Express | MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)
Prasath Krti
Prasath Krti   1 blog posts
Entry# 4486563            Tags   Past Edits
automatic curtain and LCD are not working. in C7.Coaches are not cleaned during the entire journey. flushing problem also exists.Except the speed and travelling time this train is not worth trying
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