Speed of 44 trains up as tracks get strengthened
Some trains have their travel time reduced by 5 to 10 minutes as per the current timetable.
Southern Railway reports highest-ever revenue at Rs 6,345 cr in FY2022-23: Official release
The highest revenue registered by Southern Railway before this was in the financial year 2019-20 at Rs 5,225 crore.
Southern railway records 80 per cent growth in passenger revenue in 2022-23
Southern railway generated its highest ever revenue of Rs 6,345 crore in the passenger segment and recorded 80% growth in 2022-23 compared to previous year.
Platforms of railway stations on Tiruchendur-Nellai route in TN to be extended
The railways had reduced the running time of the Chennai-Tiruchendur Chendur Express by 1.10 hours and Tiruchendur-Chennai by 1 hour from April 1.
Trial run of Vande Bharat Express held from Chennai to Coimbatore
Meanwhile, Federation of Coimbatore Industries Associations, an umbrella body of 20 industrial associations, has urged Southern Railway to reschedule the train.
PM Modi to flag-off two train services in Tamil Nadu on April 8
The services will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 8, as per tentative plan, revealed official documents.
New foot overbridge at Guindy railway station to ease passenger flow
The new FOB built at an estimated cost of Rs 6.5 crore will provide seamless connectivity to passengers from all five platforms to the exits on both sides of the station.
Pamban bridge construction to finish by June
Official sources said after a series of meetings held with the stakeholders of the project, the redevelopment works are being carried out in a paced manner.
Audio announcements back at Chennai Central Railway Station
Officials reasoned that the decision was taken because announcements about train information and advertisements created excessive noise, leading to multiple complaints from passengers.
Mettupalayam to Tirunelveli special train gets new stoppage at Kinathukkadavu
According to sources, the train (Train no 06030) is expected to commence on April 6 from Tirunelveli junction and run up to June 30, during Thursdays.
MPs urge Southern Railway to reinstate stoppages of trains
The MPs demanded railways to reinstate the stops of trains curtailed during Covid.
Railways’ revised food price becomes pretty costly affair in Kerala
The railway also has a standard menu.
Railway board sitting on Southern Railway plans for new trains?
A group of rail passengers said the Pollachi-Dindigul section remained underutilised for several years even after the completion of gauge conversion and demanded new trains.
973 British-era railway staff quarter units in Tiruchy to be razed to make way for commercial projects?
All the 973 staff residential units would be razed, likely paving the way for commercial projects, said official sources.
CCMC at loggerheads with Southern Railways over NOC for banners on roads
According to sources, despite the HC order stating that no hoardings must be placed in a way which distracts road users, the railways is continuing to do so in the city.
Rameswaram railway station to sport airport-like infra: Southern Railway
The Southern Railway has commenced the renovation of Rameswaram railway station, as part of the flagship station redevelopment programme.
New Pamban bridge to be ready by March-end
This will be India's first vertical lift railway sea bridge. The substructure of the bridge is being built for the double line and the navigational span will also have provision for the double line.
Southern Railways criticised for spelling Coimbatore wrong in Tamil
A senior official of Coimbatore railway station said that he will look into the issue.
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.
Kerala floods: Train Services affected; some trains fully/partially cancelled
A release from the Thiruvananthapuram division of Southern Railway on Saturday said the following changes in train services are introduced.
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