Southern Railway will run a weekly special train between Tirunelveli and Mettupalayam via Tenkasi, Rajapalayam and Madurai in order to manage summer rush.
Tirunelveli – Mettupalayam weekly special train (06030) will leave Tirunelveli on Thursdays during April 21 to June 30 at 7 p.m. and reach Mettupalayam at 7.30 a.m. the next day.
In the return direction, Mettupalayam – Tirunelveli weekly special train (06029) will leave Mettupalayam on Fridays during April 22 to June 1 at 7.45 p.m. and reach Tirunelveli at 7.45 a.m. the next day.
These trains will halt at Cheranmahadevi, Ambasamudram, Kilakadayam, Pavurchatram, Tenkasi, Rajapalayam, Srivilliputtur, Sivakasi, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Oddanchatram, Palani, Udumalaipettai, Pollachi and Coimbatore.
These trains would have one AC two tier coach, 2 AC three tier coaches, 7 sleeper class coaches, 3 general second class coaches and one Train Manager-cum-differently-abled-friendly coach.