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Girder replacement work at Madukkarai Yard to delay trains

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Few trains will be delayed by 10 minutes to half an hour, as Southern Railway is taking up the work of replacing steel girders at road under Bridge No.528 at Madukkarai Railway Station Yard on October 2 and 3.

As the existing steel girders of the Road Over Bridge were found to be corroded they will be replaced with Concrete girders. Since the Bridge enables the crossing of Palakkd–Coimbatore Road beneath the track at the Madukkarai Yard, the road traffic to Coimbatore from the Palakkad-Salem Highway, will be affected during the work, said a Southern Railway press release.

The District Administration has been approached to divert the road traffic through Madukkarai Market Road from the midnight of September 29/30 to October 3 till 2 p.m.

However, no passenger carrying trains will be cancelled on this account, but delayed by 10 minutes to half an hour, it said.

October 2: Train No. 56712 Palakkad Town–Tiruchchirappalli Passenger, Train No.56604 Shoranur – Coimbatore Junction Passenger, Train No.13352 Alappuzha – Dhanbad Express, Train No. 13351 Dhanbad – Alappuzha Express, Train No.16859 Chennai Egmore – Mangaluru Central Express, Train No.22644 Patna-Ernakulam Express and Train No.56650 Kannur-Coimbatore Passenger.

October 3: Train No. 56712 Palakkad Town – Tiruchchirappalli Passenger, Train No.66606 Palakkad Town-Coimbatore MEMU, Train No.17230 Hyderabad-Kochuveli Sabari Express, Train No.16565 Yeswantpur-Kochuveli Weekly Express, Train No.56604 Shoranur-Coimbatore Passenger, Train No.66605 Coimbatore-Shoranur MEMU, Train No.13352 Alappuzha – Dhanbad Express, Train No. 13351 Dhanbad – Alappuzha Express, Train No.16859 Chennai Egmore–Mangaluru Central Express.

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