Moving a step ahead in making Chennai ‘zero-waste’ city, the Greater Chennai corporation has decided to produce electricity from non-degradable wastes, which pose severe environmental and health issues.
Indian Railways is planning to connect four prime Indian cities, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennaiand Kolkata with high-speed trains. These trains will run at 160 kmph, against the current 88-90 kmph.
Southern Railway on Saturday said that double decker rakes on a Chennai Central-KSR Bengaluru City service would be replaced with regular air conditioned coaches for two days next week due to “operational reasons.”
Just four days after the South Western Railway Zone created a special train for Chennai-bound passengers from Bengaluru, it has withdrawn it from service.
In a rather ambitious project, the Indian Railways is going to interconnect the four major metros of the country. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai will be connected with each other by a network of high-speed trains that run at 160 kmph, as against the current 88-90 kmph.
The Greater Chennai Corporation is all set to install solar panels in 1,378 Chennai corporation owned buildings, in a bid to swerve towards green energy from non-renewable energy.
Good news for rail passengers plying between Chennai and Bengaluru, the commuters may soon save their journey time by an hour from next April, if the Integral coach factory (ICF), successfully rolls out its first of its kind EMU module named Train-18.
A rail engine proceeding to the yard derailed at the Egmore railway station here on Monday but none was injured, Southern Railway officials said.
The gallery showcases rail heritage photos, scale models and three tier running models of different coaches. Referring to former ICF chief I Hydari as a “combination of technical competence and great leadership”, a senior ICF official spoke about his valuable contribution to the development of Indian Railways.
Most of us would be surprised to know that Chennai’s is the oldest city Corporation in Asia, only behind London in the world. It is also interesting to note that Chennai’s suburban Railways was started as early as 1931 to bridge the northern and southern parts of the city.