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Jayalalithaa flags-off Duronto Express to Madurai and T'puram

PTI  Chennai, December 15, 2012
First Published: 20:45 IST(15/12/2012) | Last Updated: 20:46 IST(15/12/2012)

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday flagged off two non-stop air-conditioned Duronto Express trains -- one from Chennai Central to Madurai and another from Chennai Central to Thiruvananthapuram.

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The bi-weekly Chennai Central-Madurai train will run on Mondays and Wednesdays, while the Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram trains will ply on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Several state ministers, Southern Railways general manager (in-charge) AK Mital and senior railway officials were present at the flagging-off at a function at Chennai Central railway station.


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