Southern Railway

Madurai railway division wins big for speedy disposal of public complaints

The prize shield was presented to Madurai Divisional Railway Manager in-charge Manish Agarwal by Southern Railway General Manager BG Mallya during the 67th railway week celebrations recently.

published on : 10th May 2022

Restore pre-Covid train services in Vellore & Ranipet, say passengers

Thousands of passengers-- including students, education and bank staff, ex-servicemen on the security duty and farmers, commute in the Chennai- Arakkonam - Katpadi - Jolarpet route.

published on : 5th May 2022

Southern Railway likely to get 13 Vande Bharat rakes by August next year

The decision came after the Railway Board (RB) last week directed the 16 zonal railways to keep the coach depots ready to maintain the Vande Bharat rakes.

published on : 4th May 2022

Southern Railways likely to announce more special trains to meet summer demand

According to sources, more special trains will be required to meet the demand and the railway will likely be announcing them in the coming days.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Southern Railways criticised for spelling Coimbatore wrong in Tamil

A senior official of Coimbatore railway station said that he will look into the issue.

published on : 29th April 2022

Resume regular service, passengers to Southern Railway

Sources in Southern Railway said unreserved passenger trains would be restored in a phased manner and as of now 147 passenger trains are in operation in Southern Railway.

published on : 20th April 2022

Tiruvarur-Karaikkudi route may not get more train services due to gatekeeper shortage

The railway has to appoint at least three gatekeepers at a level crossing to ensure round-the-clock train operations.

published on : 14th April 2022

Madurai swimmer brings glory for Southern Railway in national meet

Southern Railway officials, including Additional General Manager Mallya and Madurai DRM Padmanabhan Ananth, had appreciated the 25-year-old for his achievements.

published on : 14th April 2022

Special night train services from Mettupalayam to Tirunelveli from April 21 

The Tirunelveli-Mettupalayam Weekly Special (06030) will leave Tirunelveli at 07.00 pm on Thursdays from April 21 till June 30.

published on : 12th April 2022

Express fare for 100km in 2.5 hours riles passengers

Passengers complain that though the express fare is collected, the journey time for the 100 km distance remains 2.45 hours.

published on : 6th April 2022

Don’t pull train alarm chain for trivial reasons: Southern Railway

The Southern Railway (SR) requested passengers not to pull alarm chains in trains for trivial reasons. 

published on : 1st April 2022

Forest clearance sought to revive ‘Boat Mail’ rail link

Rameswaram-Dhanushkodi rail line was destroyed in ’64 cyclone

published on : 26th March 2022

Move to run more express trains with price hike riles passengers

Incidentally, the railway board, the apex body of the Indian railways, announced last month that all regular trains that were in operation during pre-Covid days will be reintroduced.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Unreserved coaches to be restored

The Southern Railway announced that unreserved coaches will be restored in 192 trains running through six zones — Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchy, Salem, Palakkad, and Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 8th March 2022

Foot overbridge pillars at Chennai's Guindy railway station pose threat to passengers

While the railways' safety manual mandates minimum distance from the centre of the track and permanent structures be more than 2.36 m, the FOB pillar is located at a distance of 2.1 m.

published on : 7th March 2022
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