The Chennai division of Southern Railway Wednesday celebrated the centenary of the 22159/60 Chennai-Mumbai Superfast Specific. Officers stated the practice made its maiden run on December 1 in 1921 because the Madras-Bombay quick passenger practice.
Based on an announcement, the passenger service was transformed into categorical service from March 1, 1930 and later, as a superfast practice on July 1 that 12 months. The superfast categorical practice covers a distance of 1,284 km.
“The practice passes via 31 railway stations between Chennai and Mumbai working by way of common locations Pune, Daund, Solapur, Yadgir, Raichur, Guntakal, Cuddapah, Renigunta and Arakkonam. The practice presents travellers, a number of class coaches, to decide on practice seats/births,” the discharge learn.
The authorities organised a celebration to commemorate the centenary of the favored practice service on the Dr MGR Chennai Central Railway Station forward of its departure to Mumbai. The locomotive and the final two coaches had been adorned. There was a cake reducing occasion as effectively. Desserts and toffees had been distributed to the workers in addition to the passengers. The senior workers waved the flag to mark the journey of the practice on its centenary.