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Southern Railway Suspends Suburban Train Services for Chennai Central-Arakkonam Section Maintenance

The Southern Railway has announced the cancellation of eight suburban trains on Saturday and a significant 58 train services on Sunday to facilitate essential engineering works on the Chennai Central-Arakkonam section. This planned maintenance is scheduled over a 12-hour period, commencing at 10 p.m. on Saturday and concluding at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

According to a press release from the Chennai Division of Southern Railway, the affected train services will be en route to various destinations, including Avadi, Pattabiram Military Siding, Tiruvallur, and Arakkonam. In response to these cancellations, the railway authority will arrange for 33 special trains to operate between these destinations and the Moore Market Complex suburban railway station, ensuring continued connectivity despite the temporary disruptions.