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Southern Railway denies info under RTI on data-loggers of faulty signals

Southern Railway officials attributed the signal failure to human interference, and claimed the signalling system was foolproof and cannot be tampered.

published on : 11th March 2019

All railway stations till Mysuru are now Wi-Fi enabled

RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, a public sector undertaking under Ministry of Railways, has turned these railways stations into free Wi-Fi zones.

published on : 4th March 2019

Southern Railways resumes train services to Rameswaram through Pamban Bridge

The Southern Railway had announced that the train services to Rameswaram will resume from Wednesday through the century-old Pamban Cantilever Railway Bridge, which was damaged in December last year.

published on : 25th February 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. 

published on : 13th February 2019

Chennai Central station gets a facelift, to turn white for four days

After two years Southern Railways has begun the renovation of Central station. The exterior walls of the century-old main building is a combination of Gothic and Romanesque style architecture.

published on : 13th February 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.

published on : 10th February 2019

351 diesel power loco cars revamped

Southern Railway general manager R K Kulshreshtha has appreciated the efforts of Perambur Loco Works which wrapped vinyl sheets in the interiors of 351 diesel power cars recently.

published on : 10th February 2019

World's oldest steam loco set for heritage runs 

The 164-year-old Express EIR 21 has been brought in from Madurai division to Thiruvananthapuram railway station to be exhibited during a sequence of heritage runs starting from Thursday.

published on : 6th February 2019

CBI instruction sought over Southern Railway jobs scam

The allegation is that the SR authorities from the northern states have hampered the recruitment process for the posts like helper, peon, sanitary worker, trackman and gang man.

published on : 1st February 2019

Southern Railway opens its first heritage gallery at headquarters

The PL 691 heritage steam engine which was installed in the headquarters complex in the 1990s was refurbished and manufactured by Kerr Stuart and Company of England in 1903.

published on : 30th January 2019

Southern Railway goes full steam ahead, tops train cleanliness survey

Southern Railway has been ranked first in all the 17 railway zones in the non premium train category, with a score of 736 out of a total of 1000.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Kerala trains win honour for cleanliness

Kerala trains bagged twin honours in a first-of-its-kind cleanliness survey conducted by the Union Ministry of Railways.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Railway lands in Chennai to get major infrastructure boost

The State government has directed local bodies to facilitate the process which will add value to the city, official sources told Express. 

published on : 17th January 2019

Southern Railway displays coach models, key features at trade fair in Chennai

Besides, various railway-related information on the display panels, the working of bio-toilet is explained to visitors using a real bio-toilet model.

published on : 14th January 2019

Southern Railway starts pasting Tricolour logo on trains

Stickers of the Tricolour flag and Swachh Bharat logo have been pasted on the exteriors of about 200 electrical multiple unit (EMU) coaches maintained at the Tamabaram and Avadi car sheds.

published on : 11th January 2019
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