Nippon Paint wraps Shatabdi Express with iconic images of Tamil
Chennai, Wednesday, 17 January 2018: Nippon Paint, Asia’s leading paint manufacturer in association with Southern Railway, today flagged off a beautified Shatabdi Express from Chennai to Coimbatore train covering 497kms. The express train was wrapped with colourful pictures of Tamil Nadu’s cultural icons.
A Railway Official of Southern Railways, joining hands with Mr Mahesh Anand, President, Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited, Decorative Unit and Mr Mark Titus, General Manager, Marketing, Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited, Decorative Unit., flagged off the wrapped train from Chennai Central Railway Station at 07:15 AM.
Passengers of this Shatabdi Express that runs between Chennai and Coimbatore (12243/12244) were delighted to experience the train’s fresh look. From Central Station to Valluvar Kottam, from Napier Bridge to Anna Nagar Tower, the train proudly bears images of unique and iconic structures that gives Tamil Nadu its characteristic charm. An army of Blobbies was also present at the flag-off; spreading joy amongst the early morning travellers.
Mr Mahesh Anand, President, Nippon Paint (Decorative) India said, “As a company and a brand firmly rooted in Tamil Nadu with a strong manufacturing base in Chennai, we celebrate and closely identify ourselves with the rich culture of the state and its people. We thank Southern Railways for giving us this fulfilling opportunity to beautify train travel experience, and make it enjoyable.”