Tirupati-MannargudiTri-weekly Express which was announced in the current Railway Budget will be inaugurated on 3rd July, 2012 from Tirupati.
The regular run of the train will commence on 4th July, 2012 from Mannargudi and on 5th July, 2012 from Tirupati.
Accordingly on its regular run, Train no. 17408 Mannargudi-Tirupati Tri-weekly Express will depart Mannargudi at 05 30 hrs on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and arrive Tirupati at 16 35 hrs on thesame day. In the return direction, train no. 17407 Tirupati-Mannargudi tri-weekly express will depart Tirupati at 10 40 hrs on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and arrive Mannargudi at 22 35 hrs on the same day. Enroute, these trains will stop at Pakala, Chittoor, Katpadi, Vellore Cant., Arni Raod, Tiruvannamalai, Tirukkovilur, Villupuram, Cuddalore Port, Chidambaram, Sirkazhi, Mayiladudurai, Perlam, Thiruvaur and Nidamangalam.
The timings of these trains areincorporated in the Southern Zone Railway Time Table-July 2012 issue.