EXTENSION OF PERIOD OF SERVICE OF PARCEL CARGO EXPRESS TRAINS BETWEEN CHENNAI CENTRAL – ERNAKULAMWITH CHANGES IN DAYS OF SERVICE AND TIMINGS


 

Time-tabled Parcel Cargo Express Trains are run by Southern Railway to facilitate smooth transport of essential commodities.  PCETs have thus become the preferred mode of transport of such commodities and there have been demands from various organizations for extension of the parcel service trains.  In view of this, Southern Railway has extended the period of service of Chennai Central – Ernakulam Parcel Cargo Express Trains with changes in days of service and timings.  The changes in days of service and timings will come into effect on 01.07.2020 as detailed below.

 

CHENNAI CENTRAL – ERNAKULAM – CHENNAI CENTRAL TRI-WEEKLY PARCEL CARGO EXPRESS TRAINS

 

T.No.00653 Dr. MGR Chennai Central – Ernakulam Tri-weekly Parcel Cargo Express Train on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays has now been extended upto 31st July 2020. The details of stoppages and arrival/departure timings are given below:

Departure from Dr MGR Chennai Central - 08.00 hrs

Stoppages at Arakkonam (09:10/09:15), Katpadi (10:20/10:25), Jolarpettai (11:50/12:00), Karuppur (14:25/14:45), Salem (15.10/15:20),  Erode ( 16.35/16.45), Uttukuli (17.30/17.40), Tiruppur (18.05/18.15), Coimbatore (19.15/19.25), Palakkad ( 20.45/20.55), Thrissur (22.40/22.45), Angamaly (23.45/23.50), Aluva (00.10/00.15) and arrival at Ernakulam at 00.45 hrs.

In the return direction, T.No.00654 Ernakulam – Dr. MGR Chennai Central Tri-weekly Parcel Cargo Express Train on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays has now been extended upto 31st July, 2020.  The details of stoppages and arrival/departure timings are given below:

Departure from Ernakulam - 01.45 hrs

Stoppages at Aluva (02.15/02.20), Angamaly (02.40/02.45), Thrissur (03.45/03.50), Palakkad (05.35/05.45), Coimbatore (07.05/07.15), Tiruppur (08.15/08.25), Uttukuli (08.50/08.55), Erode (09.40/09.50), Salem (11.05/11.15), Karuppur (11.40/12.00), Jolarpettai (14.20/14.30), Katpadi (15.50/15.55), Arakkonam (17.10/17.15) and arrival at Dr MGR Chennai Central at 18.30 hrs the same day.

These Parcel Express Trains are operated in view of COVID-19 outbreak to help reach medical essentials and other commodities to various places.

Parcel bookings are open now. For assistance Salem division has nominated exclusive Commercial Inspector at major stations - Coimbatore 9003956955, Tiruppur 9600956238, Erode 9600956231, Salem 9003956957.