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Southern Railways to install efficient LED lights at 121 stations

To reduce power consumption at railway stations, Southern Railway (SR) has decided to replace the conventional lights and fans with energy-efficient LED lights and fans at 121 stations in six division

published on : 15th November 2017

CCTV cameras in locomotives to track drivers

For the first time ever, Southern Railway has installed CCTV cameras in a WAP 7 locomotive to monitor loco pilots during train operation.

published on : 13th November 2017

Railways tweak booking system with urban skew

Reduce quota for ticket reservation at intermediate stations; many other stations brought under pooled quota.

published on : 22nd October 2017

Special trains between Chennai and Tirunelveli for Deepavali season

Southern Railway will operate a special train with unreserved coaches between Chennai and Tirunelveli during Deepavali.

published on : 15th October 2017

‘Will eliminate all unmanned level crossings within a year’

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that all unmanned level crossings in the country should be eliminated in a year’s time.

published on : 18th September 2017

Confusion over operation of special train in Tamil Nadu

Confusion prevails regarding the operation of the first ever special train that is to be operated from Tambaram.

published on : 13th September 2017

Facility on solid waste management to save energy coming soon: Southern Railways

Southern Railways (Chennai division) has prioritised solid waste management by attempting to dispose the waste generated at its stations in an efficient manner.

published on : 5th September 2017

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurates LED lighting at Chennai Central station

The Southern Railway has put in place an LED lighting system at Chennai Central station, which would help in bringing down the station’s energy requirement and its monthly expenditure.

published on : 20th August 2017

Create a mechanism  for PwDs, Southern Railway told

Southern Railway has been directed to devise a separate mechanism to hear and take action regarding the grievances of differently-abled passengers.

published on : 10th August 2017

Southern Railway fetches water in wagons as Metro Water supply dips

The Southern Railway now depends on a lake in Kancheepuram district for meeting the daily water requirement.

published on : 4th August 2017

Railways ready for Joint Venture to complete Chennai-Kanyakumari doubling project

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu addressed the gathering, while launching the fourth line on the Ennore-Tiruvottiyur route, food plaza in Tambaram.

published on : 25th June 2017

Rival railway unions fight over recognition in Chennai

An argument over ‘recognition’ between members of two rival unions of Southern Railway resulted in a brawl on Tuesday, which left three injured.

published on : 21st June 2017

Now, diffabled can book rail tickets online

Till recently, booking at concessional fares was possible only at railway counters

published on : 12th June 2017

Southern Railway adds cattle class in trains, ferries animals

Widening freight revenue opportunities, Southern Railway has now added a whole new class of ‘goods’- livestock.

published on : 25th May 2017

CCTVs to keep watch of ladies coaches in EMU

In a boost to the safety of women passengers, the Southern Railway has installed CCTV surveillance cameras in the ladies compartment of an EMU train.

published on : 11th April 2017
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