This rail line runs between Chennai Beach and Velachery which is a distance of 19.34 kms, with an average speed of 29 km/h (18 mph), with the current journey time has being 45 minutes.
The first train departs from Chennai Beach at 4:15 am, and the last one departs at 9:35 pm. From Velachery, the first train departs at 5:00 am to Chennai beach, with the last train departing Velachery at 10:20 pm. On Sundays, a total of 51 trips are operated. In the peak hours, nine-car trains are used, while six-car trains are operated during the remaining time.