Southern Railway

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.

published on : 8th April 2023

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.

published on : 4th April 2023

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.

published on : 3rd April 2023

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.

published on : 1st April 2023

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.

published on : 31st March 2023

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.

published on : 22nd March 2023

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.

published on : 14th March 2023

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.

published on : 12th March 2023

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.

published on : 7th March 2023

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.

published on : 5th March 2023

MPs urge Southern Railway to reinstate stoppages of trains

The MPs demanded railways to reinstate the stops of trains curtailed during Covid.

published on : 2nd March 2023

Railways’ revised food price becomes pretty costly affair in Kerala

The railway also has a standard menu.

published on : 1st March 2023

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.

published on : 26th January 2023

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.

published on : 26th January 2023

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.

published on : 19th January 2023

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.

published on : 12th January 2023

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.

published on : 1st January 2023

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

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

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.

published on : 18th August 2018
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