Southern Railways announced that for satisfying the demands of the general public and representatives, decided to add a temporary stoppage at Salem Station for experiment basis. Following are the details
1. Train No. 16853 Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappalli Express will arrive Papanasam at 14.21 hrs. and will leave at 14.22 hrs. from 01.11.2011 to 30.6.2012.
2. Train No. 16854 Tiruchchirappalli -Chennai Egmore Express will arrive Papanasam at 10.21 hrs. and will leave at 10.22 hrs. from 01.11.2011 to 30.6.2012.