Chennai-based Southern Railways will soon introduce 4 new suburban railways services on its suburban section. These services which were announced in the railway budget of 2010-11, have been included in the new railway time table that was released in Chennai.
Of the services, Chennai Beach-Velachery MRTS service will be operated at 9.50am and Velachery-Chennai Beach service will be operated at 10.30am from Thursday. Other trains — Chennai Central-Sullurpeta-Chennai Beach, Chennai Beach-Tiruttani-Chennai Central, Chennai Central-Arakkonam (fast local) and Arakkonam-Chennai Central (slow local) — will be launched in 15 days. Southern Railways is also in the process of completing 13 infrastructure projects, including gauge conversion, doubling and new lines, this year.