Recent reports have confirmed that the Southern Railway, Salem division will operate the existing Mettupalayam to Coimbatore service on sundays too. This demand has been a long pending one as the route has been profitable for the railways and is expected to have 2 more compartments. It is expected that the service will commence on the 17th Feb 2019. All the regular four services will be operational as reports reveal. The four services that department from Mettupalayam are at 8:15, 10:40, 13:00, and 16:20.