CCMC officials said this is part of its crack down on illegal hoardings, adding that notices would be served to all private firms and buildings that install hoardings and banners without permission.
Sources indicated that suburban trains in the Chennai-Sulurpettai and Chennai-Arkakonam routes are expected to be affected by heavy rains.
In view of the festive season, Gopinath added, a ticket-checking drive has been planned from November 5 to November 30.
Following the announcement, around 800 seats (2- AC First Class cum AC Two Tier Coaches, 9- Sleeper Class Coaches) were filled within 15 hours, he added.
A spokesperson said Chowdhary inspected the Meelavittan-Thoothukudi section phase-wise.
As per the provisions of the RTI Act, the railway activists action against the officers who furnished wrong information.