The train is scheduled to run on the Coimbatore – Jodhpur – Coimbatore sector via Ajmer. The train was expected to cater to the long-pending need of the North Indian population living in Coimbatore besides providing an additional connectivity to Bangalore. The North Indians living in Western Tamil Nadu were forced to travel either to Chennai or to Bangalore for their travel to North India. Despite the announcement in the interim budget, nothing had been done yet. He requested the Railway Minister to expedite the process.
Aug 10, 2009
Former MP R. Prabhu in a memorandum to Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged her to expedite the promised extension of the Jodhpur-Bangalore bi-weekly train to Coimbatore. Mr. Prabhu pointed out that in the interim railway budget of 2009-2010, it was announced that conceding the demand of the North Indians residing in Coimbatore, train number 6507/6508 (Jodhpur-Bangalore) bi-weekly express train would be extended up to Coimbatore.