MRTS spls to run during TNPL match evenings in Chennai

By S Vishnu Sharmaa Published on Jul 11, 2018 05:06 PM IST

Chennai: Southern Railway will be operating additional local trains on the Chennai Beach - Velachery section in view of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) cricket matches that will be played at M A Chidambaram Stadium July to August.

The trains will be run on 14/15 July, 21/22 July, 28/29 July and 12/13 August.

According to a release from Southern Railway, the trains will be run for the benefit of spectators going to MAC stadium to watch the matches.

While Chennai Beach - Velachery special services run on 14, 21, 28 July and 12 August, Velachery - Chennai Beach special services will run on 15, 22, 29 July and 13 August.

The press release further states that Chennai Beach - Velachery special services will run at 11.15 pm, 11.25 / 11.30 pm and 12:05 am and the Velachery - Chennai Beach passenger special will run at 12.55 am12.38 am and 12.10 am on those days. This is to facilitate people returning from the matches at Chepauk to get home safely.