Hyderabad: A Bi-Weekly Express train between Madurai-Tirupathi has been introduced from 31-3-2011 .This train service will run from 31st March to 2nd June,2011. The train service from Tirupathi will be from today i.e from 1st April. This train service will run from 1st April to 3rd June,2011.The days of services of this Bi-Weekly Express will be Ex:- Madurai on Thursday and Saturday and Ex:- Tirupathi on Friday and Sunday.
Accordingly, Train No.16780 Madurai-Tirupathi Bi-Weekeely Express will depart Madurai on Thursday and Saturday at 18.45 hours and Arrive Tirupathi at 10.20 hours on the next day. Enroute it will stop at Dindigigul, Tirchuripalli, Thanjavur, Tirupaadirippuliyur Villupuram Jn., Vellore Contonment, Katpadi and Pakala.
In the return direction Train No 16799 Tirupathi-Madurai Bi-Weekly Express will depart Tirupati at 13.35 hours on Friday and Sunday and arrive Madurai at 07.50 hours on the next day.
Enroute it will stop at Pakala, Katpadi, Villupuram Jn, Tirupaadirippuliyur, Thanjavur Tirchchuripalli, and Dindigigul .
These trains will consist of one AC 3 tier, five Sleeper Class, Six General Second Class and two Luggage Cum Brake Vans totaling to 17 coaches.(NSS)