suburban train

Suburban rail services hit for two hours in Chennai as overhead cable snaps

Hundreds of office-goers who take the suburban trains faced hardship on Tuesday after heavy rain and gusty wind damaged overhead electric cables.

published on : 11th May 2022

MMTS to cut 1st class fares by 50 per cent from tomorrow

The services have been planned to cater to the travel needs of all the passengers duly taking into account the peak hour traffic across different stations of the MMTS section.

published on : 4th May 2022

Train crash: Loco pilot failed to apply brakes, say police

A day after a 12-car suburban train crashed into the buffer at the dead-end of platform one at Chennai Beach Station, the government railway police (GRP) booked the loco pilot shunter, Shankar.

published on : 26th April 2022

PM Modi to launch two additional railway lines in Mumbai built at a cost of Rs 620 crore

Rajiv Jain, ADG PR of the railways, said that these new rail tracks will also enable the introduction of 36 new suburban trains

published on : 17th February 2022

Covid vaccine rule leaves suburban train users high and dry in Chennai

Refused tickets, thousands turn to other modes of transport

published on : 11th January 2022

Mumbai: Fully vaccinated passengers can book suburban train tickets on mobile phones

The linking of UTS application and Universal Pass will enable passengers to book their tickets seamlessly without any hassle, said Anil Kumar Lahoti, general manager of Central Railway.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Change in Chennai suburban train operations

Instead, one passenger special will be operated in the route, leaving Tirumalpur at 12 pm, said a statement. 

published on : 14th September 2021

Huge relief as railways allows peak-hour travel for those fully vaccinated against COVID in Chennai

Ever since the State government relaxed lockdown norms on June 24, the railways has been gradually increasing the services and allowing general public to travel in workmen specials.

published on : 4th September 2021

Public can travel in Chennai suburban trains during non-peak hours

Relaxing travel restrictions, Chennai Division announced that the general public would be allowed travel in suburban trains during non-peak hours from Thursday.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Mumbai suburban trains: Offline verification for issuing travel passes from Thursday

Besides, help desks will be set up at 56 suburban stations falling in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region by the respective authorities.

published on : 10th August 2021

Wrong coach announcements irk people at Tambaram station

Commuters using the Tambaram railway station complain about frequent confusion over coach position at platforms.

published on : 9th August 2021

Explainer: Why suburban services are getting affected?

An agitation by passengers at Ponnneri railway station on Friday over delayed arrival of suburban trains has turned the spotlight again on suspension of train services by railways.

published on : 9th August 2021

Paris Metro, Mumbai suburban trains inspire book on poems

 Four women poets and illustrators from India and France use the Metro of Paris and the suburban railway of Mumbai as the subject for their book.

published on : 19th December 2017