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Coimbatore, Pollachi train resumes eight years after suspension for gauge conversion

Coimbatore: The train services between Coimbatore and Pollachi resumed on Saturday after a gap of eight years.

BJP National secretary H Raja flagged off the train, which left the station at 1.35 pm and it will reach Pollchi at 2.45 pm.

In return direction, the daily special passenger train will leave Pollachi at 3.05 pm to reach here at 4.15 pm.

Railway minister Suresh S Pabhu had earlier announced that the service would resume, which was suspended to facilitate for conversion of 40 km Meter guage into broad guage in 2009-2010 and completed at a cost of Rs 340 crore.

The train will have stoppage at at Podanur and Kinathukadavu in between.

Published Date: Jul 15, 2017 17:07 PM | Updated Date: Jul 15, 2017 17:07 PM

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