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#100happytrains: Day 10

April 10, 2014


Tiruchi-Mayiladuthurai Express A fast day connection between the two towns, that lie on the banks of the river Kaveri. I had taken this train in 2012 to cover the Commissioner of Railway Safety’s inspection of the newly-laid Mayiladuthurai Junction-Tiruvarur line. You have no option but to bear the searing heat of central Tamil Nadu as […]

Proposed Karaikal-Peralam line to boost freight traffic

December 24, 2011


My article for the Tiruchi City Edition of  The Hindu on December 21,2011 Passenger rail services to Karaikal resumed after a prolonged period of around 24 years recently when Union Minister of State for Railways K.H.Muniyappa flagged off the hitherto Nagore –Chennai Kamban Express last week. But, for the Tiruchi Division of Southern Railway, Karaikal […]