Passengers to Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram will now have one more train to choose from. The airconditioned Duronto express service from Chennai Central to Madurai on Mondays and Wednesdays and to Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesdays and Fridays will begin next week.
The inaugural special will leave Chennai Central on December 15 and advance reservation will begin on Thursday. The inaugural Chennai-Madurai Duronto (02205) special will leave at 5pm on December 15 and reach Madurai at 4am the next day. Madurai-Chennai Central Duronto special (02206) will leave Madurai at 10.40pm on December 16 and reach Chennai Central at 7.10am the next day.
The inaugural Chennai Central-Thiruvananthapuram Duronto will leave at 5pm on December 15 and reach Thiruvananthapuram at 5.45am the next day. Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai Central Duronto special (02208) will leave Thiruvananthapuram at 9.30pm on December 16 and reach Chennai Central at 10.15am the next day. Schedule of regular service: Chennai Central-Madurai Duronto express (22205) will leave Chennai Central at 10.30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays and arrive in Madurai at 7am the next day. Madurai-Chennai Central Duronto express (22206) will leave Madurai at 10.40pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and arrive at Chennai Central at 7.10am the next day.Chennai Central-Thiruvananthapuram Duronto express (22207) will leave Chennai Central at 4.30pm on Tuesdays and Fridays and arrive in Thiruvananthapuram at 5.15am the next day.