Consumer forum seeks more trains from city to Madurai

Coimbatore: A city-based consumer forum has sought more trains along the Coimbatore-Madurai route and connect them till Tuticorin, so that the industrial hub would be connected to the port city, thereby not only increasing connectivity but also helping industry and trade.
The forum also sought that the district be trifurcated in terms of train services. Some trains be operated from Podanur station and North Coimbatore station so that the Coimbatore Junction is decongested.

Citizens Voice Coimbatore, a consumer-forum from the city, has written to the minister of railways requesting the above-said and other demands relating to services and the maintenance of railway stations in the district.

President of the forum C M Jayaraman said the long-standing requests were represented to the Union minister of state for railways when he had come to the city around three months back.

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