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VM/Villupuram Junction (6 PFs)
விழுப்புரம் சந்திப்பு     विलुप्पुरम जंक्शन
[Vizhupuram]

Track: Double Electric-Line

Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 6
Number of Halting Trains: 112
Number of Originating Trains: 16
Number of Terminating Trains: 15
Junction Point : KPD / CGL(MS) / VRI(TPJ) / CUPJ(MV) / PDY East Pondy Road, Details : 04146 - 226763,Train Arrival / Departure Details : 04146 - 242781,Villupuram, Pin: 605602
State: Tamil Nadu
Elevation: 45 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern
Division: Tiruchchirappalli
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Yesterday (11:35)  விருத்தாசலம்–மாத்தூர் இடையே தண்டவாள இணைப்பு பணி: 26–ந்தேதி முதல் 28–ந்தேதி வரை ரெயில் போக்குவரத்தில் மாற்றம் (www.dailythanthi.com)
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News Entry# 297300     
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Mar 23 2017 (11:35)
Station Tag: Vriddhachalam Junction/VRI added by emailconnect2hari/1069947

Mar 23 2017 (11:35)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by emailconnect2hari/1069947

Posted by: emailconnect2hari  279 news posts
விருத்தாசலம்–மாத்தூர் இடையே இரு வழி அகல ரெயில் பாதை தண்டவாள இணைப்பு பணியின் காரணமாக
மார்ச் 23, 03:42 AM
திருச்சி,
வருகிற 26–ந்தேதி முதல் 28–ந்தேதி வரை ரெயில் போக்குவரத்தில் மாற்றம் செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளன. அதன் விவரம் வருமாறு:–
பயணிகள் ரெயில்
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மதுரை– விழுப்புரம்–மதுரை பயணிகள் ரெயில் அரியலூர்–விழுப்புரம் இடையே 26–ந்தேதி முதல் 28–ந்தேதி வரை பகுதி தூரம் ரத்து செய்யப்படுகிறது.
* விருத்தாசலம்–சேலம்–விருத்தாசலம் பயணிகள் ரெயில் விருத்தாசலம்–முகாசா பரூர் இடையே 28–ந்தேதி ரத்து செய்யப்படுகிறது.
* பெங்களூரு–காரைக்கால் பயணிகள் ரெயில் விருத்தாசலம்–காரைக்கால் இடையே 27–ந்தேதி சேவை கிடையாது.
* காரைக்கால்–பெங்களூரு பயணிகள் ரெயில் காரைக்கால்– முகாசா பரூர் இடையே 28–ந்தேதி ரத்து செய்யப்படுகிறது.
குருவாயூர் எக்ஸ்பிரஸ் ரெயில்
* திருச்சி–ஹவுரா எக்ஸ்பிரஸ் ரெயில் 28–ந்தேதி மாலை 5.15 மணிக்கு புறப்படும்.
* திருச்சி–கடலூர் பயணிகள் ரெயில் 28–ந் தேதி செந்துறைக்கு 30 நிமிடம் தாமதமாகும்.
* சென்னை–குருவாயூர்/தூத்துக்குடி எக்ஸ்பிரஸ் ரெயில் 26–ந்தேதி முதல் 28–ந்தேதி வரை விழுப்புரம், மயிலாடுதுறை, திருச்சி வழியாக இயக்கப்படும்.
* மதுரை–சென்னை வைகை எக்ஸ்பிரஸ் ரெயில் 28–ந்தேதி திருச்சி, மயிலாடுதுறை, விழுப்புரம் வழியாக இயக்கப்படும்.
* குருவாயூர்–சென்னை எக்ஸ்பிரஸ் ரெயில் 27, 28–ந்தேதிகளில் திருச்சி, மயிலாடுதுறை, விழுப்புரம் மார்க்கமாக செல்லும்.
* சென்னை–மதுரை வைகை எக்ஸ்பிரஸ் ரெயில் 28–ந்தேதி விழுப்புரம், மயிலாடுதுறை, திருச்சி வழியாக இயக்கப்படும்.
ரெயில் போக்குவரத்தில் மாற்றத்தால் முன்பதிவு செய்துள்ள பயணிகளுக்கு ஸ்ரீரங்கம், அரியலூர், பெண்ணாடம், விருத்தாசலம் ஆகிய இடங்களில் இருந்து மாற்று ஏற்பாடு வசதி செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளது. மேற்கண்ட தகவலை திருச்சி கோட்ட ரெயில்வே நிர்வாகம் வெளியிட்டுள்ள செய்திக்குறிப்பில் தெரிவித்துள்ளது.
Mar 20 2017 (17:18)  ரயில்வே போலீசாருக்கு யோகா பயிற்சி முகாம் (m.dinamalar.com)
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News Entry# 296940     
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Mar 20 2017 (17:18)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by sGs*^~/41440

Posted by: sGs*^~  110 news posts
விழுப்புரம்: விழுப்புரத்தில் ரயில்வே போலீசாரின் மன அழுத்தத்தை குறைப்பதற்காக, யோகா பயற்சி வழங்கப்பட்டது.விழுப்புரம் ரயில்வே போலீஸ் ஸ்டேஷனில் இன்ஸ்பெக்டர், சப்-இன்ஸ்பெக்டர்கள் உட்பட 50 போலீசார் பணியில் உள்ளனர்.இவர்களுக்கு ஏற்படும் மனஉளைச்சல், பணிச்சுமை, உள்ளிட்ட பிரச்னைகளை போக்கும் விதத்தில் வாரத்தில் சனி, ஞாயிறு ஆகிய நாட்கள் யோகா பயிற்சி நடத்த ரயில்வே ஏ.டி.ஜி.பி., லட்சுமி பிரசாத் உத்தரவு பிறப்பித்துள்ளார்.இதையொட்டி, நேற்று முன்தினம் காலை 7.00 மணிக்கு விழுப்புரம் ரயில் நிலைய வளாகத்தில் ரயில்வே போலீசாருக்கான யோகா பயிற்சி நடந்தது. யோகா கலையில் நிபுணரான ரயில்வே இன்ஸ்பெக்டர் குணசேகரன், சக போலீசாருக்கு யோகா பயிற்சியளித்தார்.
Feb 23 2017 (23:26)  Summer Special Trains 2017 (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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New/Special TrainsSR/Southern  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 294633     
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Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Chennai Egmore/MS added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Visakhapatnam Junction/VSKP added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Hyderabad Deccan Nampally/HYB added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Kollam Junction (Quilon)/QLN added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Tuticorin/TN added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Madurai Junction/MDU added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Chennai Egmore/MS added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Nagercoil Junction/NCJ added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Tirunelveli Junction/TEN added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Tenkasi Junction/TSI added by Faiz~/953850

Feb 23 2017 (23:26)
Station Tag: Sengottai/SCT added by Faiz~/953850

Posted by: Faiz~  22 news posts
The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of passengers during the ensuing summer season.
1. Special fare special trains between Chennai Central and Kollam (via. Ernakulam Jn. & Alapuzha)
Train No.06037 Chennai Central – Kollam Special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 16.30 hrs. o­n 6th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Kollam at 05.35 hrs. the next day.
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No.06038 Kollam – Chennai Central Special Fare special train will leave Kollam at 12.55 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st& 28th April 2017 (Fridays) and reach Chennai Central at 04.55 hrs. the next day.
Composition: First AC– 1, AC 2-tier – 3, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 12, General Second Class - 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Katpadi, Salem, Erode, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam Jn. and Alapuzha. Train No.06038 Kollam – Chennai Central Special fare special train will stop at Perambur also.
2. Suvidha special train from Nagercoil to Chennai Egmore
Special fare special train from Chennai Egmore to Nagercoil
(via. Tirunelveli, Madurai, Tiruchchirappalli, Mayiladuthurai, Villupuram)
Train No.82608 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will leave Nagercoil at 17.05 hrs. o­n 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April 2017, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th June 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 07.20 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06040 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 11.10 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Nagercoil at 04.15 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 13, General Second Class – 3 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Tirunelveli, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Tambaram.
Train No.82608 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will stop at Mambalam also.
3. Suvidha Special trains between Chennai Central and Ernakulam Jn.
Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April 2017, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May 2017, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June 2017 (Fridays) and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.45 hrs. the next day.
Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 19.00 hrs. o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June 2017 and 2nd July 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Central at 07.20 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur and Aluva.
Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha Special train will stop at Ernakulam Town also.
Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central fare special train will stop at Perambur also.
4. Special fare special trains (Weekly) between Chennai Egmore and Tuticorin
Train No.06029 Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 3rd,10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Tuticorin at 10.45 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06030 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore Special Fare special train will leave Tuticorin at 17.35 hrs. o­n 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th April 2017 (Tuesdays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 05.45 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi.
Train No.06030 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.
5. Special fare special trains between Chennai Egmore and Sengottai
Train No.06003 Chennai Egmore – Sengottai Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th April 2017 (Wednesdays) and reach Sengottai at 10.15 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06004 Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will leave Sengottai at 14.20 hrs. o­n 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sivakasi, Srivilliputtur, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil and Tenkasi.
Train No.06004 Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.
6. Suvidha special trains between Chennai Egmore and Tirunelveli
Train No.82601 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli Suvidha Special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April 2017, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May 2017, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June 2017 (Fridays) and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.
Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will leave Tirunelveli at 14.45 hrs. o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April 2017, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June 2017 and 2nd July 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur and Kovilpatti. Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will stop at Mambalam also.
7. Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Hyderabad
Train No.07116 Kochuveli – Hyderabad Special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 20.15 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Hyderabad at 03.30 hrs. o­n Wednesdays.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Ottapalam, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Ambur, Katpadi, Chittoor, Tirupati, Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Guntur, Piduguralla, Nalgonda and Secunderabad.
8. Special fare special train from Villupuram to Visakhapatnam (via Chennai Egmore)
Train No.08354 Villupuram – Visakhapatnam Special Fare special train will leave Villupuram at 20.30 hrs. o­n 2nd, 4th, 6th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th, 27th & 30th April 2017 and reach Visakhapatnam at 15.15 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier -1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 8, General Second Class – 6 & Luggage-cum-brake van –2 coaches.
Stoppages: Chengalpattu, Tambaram, Chennai Egmore, Sulurpetta, Gudur, Nellore, Kavali, o­ngole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni and Duvvada.
9. Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Hazrat Nizamuddin
Train No.04425 Kochuveli – Hazrat Nizamuddin special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 23.00 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 03.00 hrs. o­n Thursdays.
Composition: AC First Class – 1, AC 2-tier – 5, AC 3-tier – 11 coaches.
Stoppages: Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Nellore, o­ngole, Chirala, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal, Ramagundam, Balharshah, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Cantonment and Mathura.
10. Special fare special train between Tirunelveli and Gandhidham
Train No.09457 Tirunelveli – Gandhidham Special fare special train will leave Tirunelveli. at 07.45 hrs. o­n 13th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Gandhidham at 04.30 hrs. o­n Saturdays .
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 5, Sleeper Class – 6, General Second Class – 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van –2 coaches.
Stoppages: Valliyur, Nagercoil Town, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam Jn., Thrissur, Shoranur Jn., Tirur, Kozhikkode, Kannur, Kasargod, Mangalore Jn., Udupi, Kumta, Karwar, Madgaon, Karmali, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Roha, Panvel, Vasai Road, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Anand, Nadia, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Dhrangadhra, Samahiali and Bhachau.
Advance reservations for the above trains will commence o­n 24.2.2017.
சென்னை : கடந்த பிப்ரவரி 1ம் பொது பட்ஜெட்டுடன் இணைத்து ரயில்வே பட்ஜெட் தாக்கல் செய்யப்பட்டது. இதில் மத்திய பட்ஜெட்டில் தமிழகத்திற்கான ரயில்வே திட்டங்களுக்கு ரூ. 2287 கோடி ஒதுக்கீடு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளதாக தெற்கு ரயில்வே நிர்வாக தெரிவித்துள்ளது. 4 மின்வழித்தட பணிகளுக்கு ரூ.404.16 கோடி ஒதுக்கீடு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளது .
விழுப்புரம் -கடலூர் துறைமுகம் -மயிலாடுதுறை - தஞ்சை ரயில் வழித்தடங்கள் மின்மயமாகின்றன. மேலும் மயிலாடுதுறை - திருவாரூர், பெங்களூர் - ஓமலூர் வழியாக ஓசூர் வரை உள்ள வழித்தடமும் மின்மயாகிறது. தமிழகத்தின் பல்வேறு பகுதிகளில் மேம்பாலங்கள், சுரங்கப்பாதைகள் அமைக்கவும் ரூ.382.9 கோடி ஒதுக்கீடு செய்துள்ளதாக தெற்கு ரயில்வே தெரிவித்துள்ளது.
Sep 21 2016 (08:57)  Rockfort Express to have LHB rakes from Sept 26 (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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Coach AugmentationsSR/Southern  -  

News Entry# 280747   Blog Entry# 1997687     
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Sep 21 2016 (9:01AM)
Station Tag: Tambaram/TBM added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:01AM)
Station Tag: Vriddhachalam Junction/VRI added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:01AM)
Station Tag: Srirangam/SRGM added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:01AM)
Station Tag: Lalgudi/LLI added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:01AM)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:00AM)
Station Tag: Tambaram/TBM added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:00AM)
Station Tag: Vriddhachalam Junction/VRI added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:00AM)
Station Tag: Srirangam/SRGM added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:00AM)
Station Tag: Lalgudi/LLI added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (9:00AM)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (8:57AM)
Station Tag: Chennai Egmore/MS added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (8:57AM)
Station Tag: Tiruchchirappalli Junction/TPJ added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (8:57AM)
Train Tag: Rock Fort (Malai Kottai) Express/16178 added by mmsravan/914085

Sep 21 2016 (8:57AM)
Train Tag: Rock Fort (Malai Kottai) Express/16177 added by mmsravan/914085

Posted by: mmsravan  36 news posts
As per a decision by the Indian Railways to replace conventional air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned Integral Coach Factory (ICF) made coaches with the LHB coaches gradually on all trains, Southern Railway Trichy - Chennai - Trichy Rockfort express have been allotted such type of rakes.
According to a statement from the Trichy railway division, new LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches have been allotted for Trichy - Chennai Egmore - Trichy Rockfort Express trains. Consequently, the two rakes of train no. 16178/16177 Rockfort Express will be converted into LHB stock on September 26 and 27, 2016. The composition of the new rakes will be revised as first class AC - 1, AC 2-tier - 3, AC 3-tier - 4, sleeper class - 10 and
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general second class - 2 coaches.
LHB coaches are made of stainless steel and aluminium making them lighter as compared to conventional rakes. The modular interiors integrate lighting into ceiling and luggage racks with wider windows. The improved suspension system of LHB coaches ensures more comfort for passengers compared to conventional rakes.

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wonderful news

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Plz Start to Construct GI to Sriperumbudur New Lin~   1102 blog posts   6 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Instead of Rock Fort they can give to nellai
Aug 15 2016 (23:44)  Rail fans celebrate 39th anniversary of Vaigai Express launch (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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News Entry# 277314     
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Aug 15 2016 (11:44PM)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by Vaigai SF Express*^~/111455

Aug 15 2016 (11:44PM)
Station Tag: Madurai Junction/MDU added by Vaigai SF Express*^~/111455

Aug 15 2016 (11:44PM)
Train Tag: Vaigai SF Express/12635 added by Vaigai SF Express*^~/111455

Aug 15 2016 (11:44PM)
Train Tag: Vaigai SF Express/12636 added by Vaigai SF Express*^~/111455

Posted by: Vaigai SF Express*^~  9 news posts
MADURAI: A team of rail fans on Monday celebrated the 39th anniversary of the launch of Nos 12635/12636 Madurai - Chennai Egmore - Madurai Vaigai Superfast Express trains.
The Vaigai Express was launched on August 15, 1977.
"Among the trains, Vaigai Express is our favourite because it was one of the fastest modes of travel between Chennai and Madurai before road transport evolved," said M Arun Pandian, a software professional from Bangalore and ardent rail fan.
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and others arrived here on Sunday night. On Monday morning, the team decorated the locomotive of Madurai - Chennai Vaigai Superfast Express before the train departed around 7am. They honoured the loco staff with garlands and presented mementos to them.
Followed by the function, the team travelled in the same train up to Viluppuram where they got down. From Viluppuram, they will travel back to Madurai on the Chennai Egmore - Madurai Vaigai Express.
There will be a cake cutting ceremony when the train reaches Madurai Junction after 9pm.
During the cake cutting ceremony, the rail fans are also planning to honour retired running staff of Vaigai Express as a token of gratitude. "We keep demanding so many trains and amenities from railways every time. Why don't we celebrate what we have at hand," Arun asked.
Jul 27 2016 (10:18)  This alert farmer helped prevent major rail mishap in Tamil Nadu - The New Indian Express (www.newindianexpress.com)
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Major Accidents/DisruptionsSR/Southern  -  

News Entry# 274989     
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Jul 27 2016 (10:18AM)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Posted by: For Better Managed Indian Railways~  948 news posts
VILLUPURAM : An alert farmer prevented a major rail mishap when he flagged down a passenger train that was closing in on a section of track that was hanging in the air after the overnight showers eroded the soil beneath it, near Mailam on Tuesday.
According to sources, shepherds and farmers from Nedi village used to cross the tracks daily, and at times, the cattle get run over by trains, crossing the route at high speed. Several farmers too have suffered injuries while attempting to save the animals. Following the request by farmers, the railway authorities decided to construct a subway for the villagers, and the work has been going on for a year now. On Tuesday morning, Jegan, a farmer,
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while visiting the construction site, noticed that the soil beneath the tracks had been washed away by rains, leaving the tracks and concrete sleepers unsupported. He alerted other villagers, who gathered at the spot.
At that time, the Villupuram-Tambaram passenger train started closing in on the damaged section. Fearing that it would derail, the villagers started signaling for it to stop. Noticing the huge crowd, the loco pilot stopped the train. He then took a picture of the tracks and sent it to the railway officials at Villupuram junction. Later, on the directions of the officials, he took the train through the damaged portion at a slow pace. Other trains were also asked to slow down at the spot. Then workers arrived and fixed the damage.
Railway officials and other villagers praised Jegan for his timely intervention, which probably saved many lives.
Jul 22 2016 (06:56)  Minister to dedicate double line on Sunday (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 274455   Blog Entry# 1937224     
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Jul 22 2016 (6:56AM)
Station Tag: Tiruvennainallur/TVNL added by rdb*^/69261

Jul 22 2016 (6:56AM)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by rdb*^/69261

Jul 22 2016 (6:56AM)
Station Tag: Mathur/MTUR added by rdb*^/69261

Jul 22 2016 (6:56AM)
Station Tag: Ariyalur/ALU added by rdb*^/69261

Posted by: rdb*^  127022 news posts
Between Ariyalur and Mathur; double line between Villupuram and Tiruvennainallur to be ready in a month or two
The Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu will dedicate the second line between Ariyalur and Mathur, a 25-km electrified stretch on the 273 kilometre-long Villupuram-Tiruchi-Dindigul section where track doubling work was under way, to nation through video conferencing from Chennai on July 24.
Divisional railway officers from Tiruchi are expected to be at Ariyalur station on that day.
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Villupuram-Dindigul doubling project is being executed by the Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) on different stretches simultaneously. The first portion to be commissioned a few years ago under the project was the stretch from Valadi to Ariyalur (50 km). Thereafter, the double line in the portion from Vriddhachalam to Tiruvennainallur was thrown open to traffic after obtaining safety clearance from the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS). Later, the CRS inspected the line from Ariyalur to Mathur falling in the Villupuram – Tiruchi chord line section in March.
The remaining portions where doubling works were on were Villupuram - Tiruvennainallur; Vriddhachalam – Mathur and Valadi to Tiruchi. RVNL authorities say the double line works were in the advanced stage between Villupuram and Tiruvennainallur.
Officials exude hope that the double line between Villupuram and Tiruvennainallur would be ready in a month or two before inviting the CRS for inspection. Doubling works were proceeding swiftly between Valadi and Tiruchi and from Vriddhachalam to Mathur, say the authorities adding that the works would be completed before the end of the current fiscal.
There were some issues pertaining to land acquisition in the portion from Manapparai to Tamaraipadi, the sources said. The RVNL is executing the Villupuram – Dindigul doubling project at an estimated cost of Rs. 1,200 crore.
Laying of a double line would ease congestion in the chord line section especially during night when movement of train services reaches its peak and eventually lead to reduction in travel time, say officials.

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Good! Nice to know!
Jul 13 2016 (18:14)  PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF TRAIN SERVICES (www.facebook.com)
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Jul 13 2016 (6:15PM)
Station Tag: Mundiyampakkam/MYP added by Kurla Should Be Speeded in SWR Region~/473652

Jul 13 2016 (6:14PM)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by Kurla Should Be Speeded in SWR Region~/473652

Jul 13 2016 (6:14PM)
Station Tag: Melmaruvathur/MLMR added by Kurla Should Be Speeded in SWR Region~/473652

Jul 13 2016 (6:14PM)
Train Tag: Melmaruvathur Villupuram Passenger/66045 added by Kurla Should Be Speeded in SWR Region~/473652

Jul 13 2016 (6:14PM)
Train Tag: Villupuram Melmaruvathur passenger/66046 added by Kurla Should Be Speeded in SWR Region~/473652

Posted by: Kings of IR 12622 and 12002~  7 news posts
PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF TRAIN SERVICES
Due to line block / power block to facilitate engineering works between Villupuram – Tiruvennainallur railway stations in Villupuram – Vriddhachalam section, the following change will be made in the pattern of train services.
• Train No.66045/66046 Melmaruvathur – Villupuram – Melmaruvathur passenger trains will be partially cancelled between Mundiyampakkam – Villupuram for 10 days namely 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th July, 2016.
May 13 2016 (11:23)  ONLINE BOOKING OF RETIRING ROOM AT VILLUPURAM (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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New Facilities/TechnologySR/Southern  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 267707     
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May 13 2016 (11:23AM)
Station Tag: Villupuram Junction/VM added by ameyambre/16020

Posted by: ameyambre~  1802 news posts
Online Booking of Retiring Rooms at Villupuram has been enabled o­n and from 11th May 2016. Passengers can now book the retiring rooms at Villupuram o­nline through IRCTC website
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