Southern Railway introduced a weekly express train between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Mumbai) and Karaikal on October 27.
Maharashtra chief minister Prithiviraj Chavan flagged off the special train (No 01017) at 2.25pm. It will arrive in Chennai Egmore between 4.30pm and 4.40pm on October 28 and reach Karaikal at 12.30am on the next day.
In the return direction, the train (No 01018) will leave Karaikal at 9.45am on October 29 and arrive at Chennai Egmore between 7pm and 7.10pm on the same day and reach Mumbai at 5.20pm on October 30.
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