Tirunelveli Junction, also known as Nellai Junction railway station, will get its first Vande Bharat Express on 24 September 2023. Check out the Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat timetable, route and stop list.
Tirunelveli Junction railway station stands as a pivotal transportation hub in Tamil Nadu, with significant historical and operational importance. The Nellai Express, a high-speed train connecting Tirunelveli and Chennai Egmore, consistently operates at total capacity year-round, showcasing its vital role in regional connectivity. Notably, all trains passing through Nellai Junction station make a stop at one of its five platforms, regardless of their destination, underscoring its strategic location.
Padmanabhan Ananth, the Divisional Railway Manager of Madurai, has revealed that the renovation project for Tirunelveli Railway Junction has progressed to the stage where a consultant has been entrusted with the task of crafting a comprehensive master plan. This plan will provide a detailed blueprint outlining the proposed facilities to be developed, including the number of lifts, escalators, waiting rooms, restrooms, and other amenities to be incorporated into the station.
Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express Train Route
The Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express route spans a distance of 652 km, connecting these two cities. Typically, many trains linking Tirunelveli Junction and Chennai Egmore Junction operate during nighttime hours, departing from Tirunelveli in the evening and arriving in Chennai the following morning. The Nellai First Vande Bharat Express will offer a valuable daytime travel alternative for numerous districts within Tamil Nadu between Nellai and Chennai.
Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express Train Stop
Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express will stop at Madurai Junction, Dindigul Junction, Tiruchchirappalli Junction and Villupuram Junction between Tirunelveli Junction and Chennai Egmore. This Vande Bharat Express will have all stoppages in Tamilnadu only.
Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express Train Timetable
The Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express is expected to depart from Tirunelveli at 6 a.m., arriving in Chennai at 1.50 p.m. On the return journey, the train is anticipated to leave the state capital at 2.50 p.m., reaching Tirunelveli at 10.40 p.m. daily, except on Tuesdays.
When Will Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express Train Start?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the Tirunelveli First Vande Bharat Express Train on Sunday, September 24, 2023, through videoconferencing from New Delhi.