The Passenger Reservation Centre at Rajaji Nagar, in Beasant Nagar has been closed due to administrative reasons. In lieu of this, a new PRS Counter will be opened on and from 20th May 2019 at Kasturba Nagar Railway Station on MRTS Section. The new PRS counter at Kasturba Nagar Railway Station will function in two shifts to the following timings. Morning Shift operates from 8am to 2pm. Evening Shift is from 2.15pm to 8pm. Fast Local trains between Chennai Beach and Tambaram are introduced with effect from Saturday, 1st June 2019.
Four Fast Locals will be operated from Chengalpet to Chennai Beach and two fast locals will run Tirumalpur to Chennai Beach during morning peak hours. Pondicherry – Chennai Egmore Express which was extended to run from Chennai Beach in view of the cancellation of Fast locals earlier will again be operated from Chennai Egmore on and from 1st June 2019. Train No.16116 Pondicherry – Chennai Egmore Express would arrive Chennai Egmore at 09.30 moorings. Train No.16115 Chennai Egmore – Pondicherry Express will leave Chennai Egmore at 6.10 pm in the evenings.