Southern Railway will introduce a new train service between Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin on 31st July, 2013.
Train No.16129 Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin (Link) express will leave Chennai Egmore at 07.40 hrs. and arrive Tuticorin at 20.35 hrs. the same day. Train No.16130 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore (Link) express will leave Tuticorin at 07.35 hrs. and arrive Chennai Egmore at 21.15 hrs. the same day.
These link express trains will run with Train No.16127/16128 Chennai Egmore – Guruvayur – Chennai Egmore express trains between Chennai Egmore – Vanchi Maniyachchi – Chennai Egmore. Between Vanchi Maniyachchi Jn. – Tuticorin, the Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin (Link) express will stop at Milavittan and Tuti-Melur; the Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore (Link) express will stop at Milavittan and will not stop at Tuti-melur.
The composition of these trains will be 6 reserved second class, 1 General second class and 1 luggage-cum- brake van coaches.