The Southern Railway has extended the last day for flood-hit passengers from Kerala and Kanyakumari to apply for ticket cancellation and refunds by five days.
Southern Railway announces Changes in the Pattern of Suburban Train Services in Chennai on 1st Sept.
Line Block and Power Block have been permitted for engineering work of widening of Foot Over Bridge at Chennai Egmore Railway Station for 6 hours from 23.30 hrs on Saturday 1st September to 05.30 hrs on Sunday morning 2nd September 2018
Southern Railway Introduces Special Trains For July-september, Extension For Already Existing Special Trains
In its effort to meet the increased rush, the Southern Railways on Friday announced its special train services for the routes of Chennai to Ernakulam, Tambaram to Kollam, and Chennai to Nagercoil during the period of July-September.
Southern Railway’s earnings rose in the first two months of the current fiscal due to its freight earnings registering a 50% rise.
As part of a cleanliness campaign, the Southern Railway has conducted intensive cleanliness programmes focusing on stations, trains, work places, railway colonies, canteens, water installations and toilets.
Rail users have welcomed the Southern Railway’s decision to run the much-awaited Antyodaya Express between Tambaram and Tirunelveli from June 8.
Train No.22666 / 22665 Coimbatore – KSR Bengaluru – Coimbatore (Except Mondays) UDAY Express trains are to be introduced.
For speedy access of ticketing facilities and optimum utilisation of railway resources, Southern Railway (SR) has launched Integrated Unreserved Ticketing System (IUTS), merging both unreserved ticket counters and reserved ticket counters, at 138 stations in six divisions in Tamil Nadu and Kerala recently.
Ministry of Railways approved introduction of new weekly Humsafar Express between Bhagat Ki Kothi (Jodhpur Division/North Western Railway) and Tambaram (Chennai Division/Southern Railway) stations.
The Southern Railways has received permission from the Madras High Court to go ahead with the removal of encroachments on the 3.9-acre government land allotted by the state government for Chennai’s Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) project over 15 years ago.