……….Palani Hills is reachable from Chennai via roadways only. There is no train station in Palani Hills and the nearest railhead connected to Chennai includes Kodaikanal and Dindigul.
State operated buses as well as private buses from Semi Deluxe to A/C Volvo are available from Chennai with a fare ranging between Rs 160 to Rs 850.
The current railway budget saw many trains announced for the southern region and Palani – Chennai daily service cheered the rail users in Dindigul district after the broad gauge works were completed in the section last November. At present, three pairs of Dindigul – Palani passengers are operated in the section.
Railways decided to initiate operation of MAS-PLNI express by 20th of this month 2013.
MAS – PLNI – Dep : 21:00, NMKL : 02.55, PLNI : 07:30 (Arrival)
PLNI – MS – Dep : 22.00, NMKL : 01:50, MAS : 08:30 (Arrival)