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State gets 1,816 new buses in seven months

The State government spent Rs 68.99 crore for building 275 buses with an average production cost of Rs 25 lakh per bus.

15 Feb 2019

Chennai: One more falls to death from train

It has been three months since the Chennai Railway Division sent a proposal to revise its timetable for suburban services and increase the frequency of trains in the Beach-Chengalpattu stretch.

14 Feb 2019

Lengthy seat adjusting levers leave Kovai Express passengers fuming

Southern Railway’s decision to increase the length of the seat adjusting levers in chair car coaches of Chennai - Coimbatore Kovai Express has drawn flak from a section of rail passengers. 

13 Feb 2019

ICF gets nod to produce 10 Train 18 rakes in 2019-20

The decision to double the Train 18 production was taken by the Railway Board after the first rake rolled out by ICF, cleared all the mandatory safety and speed tests.

11 Feb 2019

Train footboard travel claims life of a 16-year-old boy

A 16-year-old student of an ITI college who travelled on the footboard of an overcrowded suburban train died after hitting an electric pole in the Pazhavanthangal-St Thomas Mount section.

11 Feb 2019

For safety of passengers, now RPF personnel to have dedicated berths in premier trains too

Taking no chances on safety of rail passengers, Railways has earmarked dedicated seats/berths for security personnel in premier trains too.

10 Feb 2019

Integral Coach Factory set to meet target, make 3,400 coaches by 2020

With modernisation works under phase-I completed, the Integral Coach Factory began expansion works under phase II recently.

06 Feb 2019

Vandalur-Guduvancheri GST stretch to become 8-lane road

Currently, the stretch between Tambaram and Chengalpattu witnesses huge traffic jams on the weekends and festival seasons.

05 Feb 2019

1360 km of Tamil Nadu roads made National Highways over last 18 months

About 1360km of roads have been upgraded as National Highways (NH) in Tamil Nadu in the last 18 months.

04 Feb 2019

Love trains? Now, click a selfie with heritage loco at Southern Railway HQ

The move is also expected to prevent train passengers and train enthusiasts from taking selfies at tracks and also to promote railway tourism. 

02 Feb 2019

After backlash, Southern Railway drops Sapthagiri and Jolarpettai Expresses' stoppage plans at Ambattur Station

On Monday, when the Jolarpettai-Chennai Express stopped at Ambattur station, eight coaches of the train left outside the platform.

29 Jan 2019

Despite short platforms, two express trains get stoppage at Ambattur

Yelagiri and Sapthagiri Express which are provided stoppage at Ambattur stations from January 28 for six months will be operated on slow line between Vyasarpadi and Avadi.  

27 Jan 2019

Road fatalities in Tamil Nadu at 10-year low despite 150 per cent spike in traffic

Strict enforcement of rules to curb drunk driving, usage of mobile phones while driving and speeding have also helped reduce accidents.

25 Jan 2019

96 accident black spots identified across Tamil Nadu's national highways

Poorly designed national highways have been blamed for more than 30 per cent accidents in Tamil Nadu, the safety council has pointed out.

23 Jan 2019

Chennai suburban railway network to get longest circular rail route soon

Once the new line is thrown open for transportation, the Chennai suburban railway will earn the distinction of having the longest circular route in the country.

22 Jan 2019