No one was injured as the Howrah-bound train was moving slowly towards the platform when the derailment occurred.
The SCR has also announced partial cancellation of trains to avoid Arakkonam, Chennai Central, Chennai Egmore and Renigunta railway stations.
The E5 series trains are built with the Japanese Shinkansen technology, which has the distinction of having the highest level of accuracy in ensuring safety in the segment.
The single judge had also directed the state government to pay a total compensation of Rs 1.1 crore to five persons- Rs 30 lakh to one and Rs 20 lakh each to four others.
The trains are planned to be maintained and operated from the maintenance depot that is being constructed in Poonamallee of Metro Corridor-4.
Under the consequential accident category, there had been 26 incidents of derailments in 2021-22, against 16 derailments in the year 2020-21.
Bhagya, who identified herself as the secretary of Gnana Jyoti Seva Samsthe, was booked under section 59 of the Metro Act for causing nuisance to other passengers by begging inside a Metro.
The duration of the National Skill Qualification Framework, Level 4 course training programme would be 340-hours.
The participants are being trained in identifying wildlife signs, fixing camera traps, rescuing animals in distress, elephant profiling, reading wildlife behaviour and disaster management.
The friend took to the website Reddit and shared the incident through the user name ‘proteincarbs’. The incident took place after the train crossed Kempegowda Interchange Metro station around 9 am.
The widening of National Highway 66 into six lanes has also added to the crisis.
After Sunday’s tragedy, over 150 residents of Veppampattu and Perumalpattu staged a protest demanding completion of the foot-overbridge.
Attempts are being made to freeze those accounts to mitigate the money lost and recover the amount.
The discontinuation of dynamic fares will not be universal, as it will persist for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains.
Shares of Railtel Corporation of India surged 9% to close at Rs 270 apiece while Ircon International gained over 8% to close at Rs 167 a piece.
He said that to meet such a massive rise in demand, the railways will operate 3,000 more trains.
The fire was reported around 2:40 am on Thursday when the Delhi-Saharasa Vaishali Express was passing through an area under the Friends Colony police station in Etawah, the police said.
According to a source, passengers were screaming for help and waving frantically from the window to stop the train, due to smoke filling inside the S1 coach.
Another reason is the increase in the number of commuters opting for trains these days, as the ongoing road widening works on NH-66 have thrown road traffic out of gear.
According to the Chengalpattu Railway Police, the deceased were identified as Sai Venkatesh (20) and Sakesh Sai (20) with the help of their mobile phones.