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It’s not fare!

 The upward trend of fuel prices has begun to burn a hole in commuters’ pockets.

19 Sep 2018

11 Southern Railway hospitals in Tamil Nadu, Kerala to get Wi-Fi connectivity by Dec 31

To provide advanced medical care to patients and maintain medical records online, the Railway Board has decided to provide Wi-Fi connection in all railway hospitals.

19 Sep 2018

30 new services to be added in four suburban routes

Suburban train passengers may soon get relief from the overcrowded trains during peak hours in Chennai as Southern Railways is all set to revise the suburban timetable.

18 Sep 2018

Chennai-Rameswaram AC bus diverted via Velankanni

Velankanni, a pilgrim centre and a tourist destination, has got the third air-conditioned bus connectivity with Chennai.

17 Sep 2018

Discount on tickets booked through UPI extended by Railways

Southern Railway told Express that passengers who choose to make the payments through Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) mobile app that functions on UPI method, can avail 5% discount on the base fare.

13 Sep 2018

Railways restores ticket booking for circular journey 13 months after withdrawal

After 13 months since withdrawal, the Railway department has reinstated the facility to book tickets for circular journey recently.

12 Sep 2018

St Thomas Mount deaths in Chennai: Railway staff may face charges 

The alteration of the FIR was a fallout of the statement of witnesses, say police.

11 Sep 2018

Southern Railway'S UTS App fails inter-zone travellers

A railway official said the issue had been taken up with the technical team and paperless tickets can be booked only between stations in the same zone as of now.

07 Sep 2018

Sholinganallur sees big jump in voter population

The Sholinganallur Assembly constituency witnessed the highest population influx in Tamil Nadu in the last seven years.

06 Sep 2018

Chennai-Tiruchy National Highway to have speed-monitoring cameras

The pilot project is to be implemented between Chennai and Tiruchy on the National Highway 45. 

05 Sep 2018

Costlier Humsafar Express to replace Garib Rath on Chennai-New Delhi route from September 29

The Railway Board has already ordered the conversion of the Chennai - Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express into Humsafar Express, a premier three-tier AC coach train with effect from September 29.

03 Sep 2018

Travel Insurance to be optional for rail passengers from September 1

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has withdrawn the free mandatory travel insurance cover for online ticket-holders.

30 Aug 2018

10 years on, electrification mired in dispute

 Work on Takkolam-Arakkonam stretch delayed due to differences between highways department and railways.

28 Aug 2018

Portion of platform at Mount station demolished

On July 24,  passengers, who travelled on a fully crowded Chennai Beach-Thirumalpur suburban train, crashed against the concrete fence. Five passengers were killed.

27 Aug 2018

Railway station funds to help rescued kids

To ensure proper care and protection to missing children rescued at railway stations, the Railway Board has ordered station masters and directors to make use of station imprest to meet their expenses.

25 Aug 2018