Southern Railways

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

Special trains for holiday season were announced well in advance: Railways

According to him, it is factually incorrect to say that the information regarding the trains was announced late.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Plan to shut railway schools dropped, SR commences admissions

With the railway board dropping the plan to shut railway schools, Southern Railways has commenced admission to seven schools for the year 2022-23.

published on : 28th July 2022

Wait for night train from Coimbatore to Bengaluru gets longer

There are several overnight trains to Bengaluru which have a stopover in Coimbatore, including the Kannur-Yeswanthpur Express and Kanyakumari-Bengaluru Express.

published on : 21st July 2022

Ajith scores a brace, guides Southern Railways to victory over Sports Authority

In another match, GST and Central Excise blanked Chennai Port Sports Council 4-0.

published on : 15th July 2022

Southern Railways' popular trains to soon have just two sleeper coaches

Each LHB sleeper coach has 78 berths. Once the composition changes, the number of sleeper berths per train will drop to 156 from the present number of 546 to 780.

published on : 11th July 2022

Land acquisition work initiated for Dharmapuri-Morappur railway line

Southern Railways has announced changes in the schedule of a few trains operated via Coimbatore, Erode, Karur, Namakkal and Salem.

published on : 18th June 2022

Public clamour grows for stage of trains at Tirupattur junction

At present, only three train services towards Vellore and Chennai MGR Central stop at Tirupattur.

published on : 8th June 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 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

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

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

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