|Salem-Chennai Egmore long pending regular daytime Intercity Express enjoying good response by RailEnquiry Admin on 12 October, 2016 - 07:37 AM|
|RailEnquiry Admin||Salem-Chennai Egmore long pending regular daytime Intercity Express enjoying good response on 12 October, 2016 - 07:37 AM|
Daily commuters have been demanding a day running inte-city express from a long time between Salem to Chennai Egmore. Recently railway has introduced a day time express between Erode - Salem - Attur - Chennai Egmore. Although, this train has been introduced as trial basis from September 23 till November end but the response from commuters is very encouraging.
With reserved class fare of Rs 145 and unreserved Rs 115 lots of commuters are opting this train to travel between Salem and Egmore.
Various other organisations also are advertising about this train with help of flex and pamphlets indicating route and train timing.
Divisional Railway Manager says that if this train service enjoyed good patronage, Southern railway will make this as a regular train.
The commuters are happy that this train ran by Southern Railway has enabled them to reach destinations such as Villupuram, Tindivanam, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu and Tambaram during day time.
Earlier people of Salem and Egmore districts were forced to opt bus service that took too much time due to circuitous route.