Southern Railway to observe "Swathi Day" in honour of Chennai blast victim

Remembering the twin blast victim Swathi Parchuri, a software engineer, and re-dedicating itself to passenger safety, Southern Railway will observe every first working day May as "Swathi Day", a top official said on Monday.

Nine railway stations to be closed after nine pm

The Southern Railway Administration has decided to close nine railway stations in Madurai division-- between Virudhunagar and Shencottah-- after nine pm to "save on electricity".

Rail traffic affected in Madurai dur to signal system glitch

Rail traffic from Madurai railway
junction were delayed for about two hours as the signal system got hanged early this morning, officials said.

Foundation stone for Divisional Railway hospital laid

Southern Railway General Manager Rakesh Misra on Saturday laid foundation stone for the Rs 5.10 crore Salem Railway Divisional speciality hospital.

Special train between Chennai and Bhubaneshwar

Southern Railway will run a special train between Chennai Central and Bhubaneshwar tonight to help stranded passengers due to disruption in services following cyclone Phailin.

Cyclone Phailin aftermath: Southern Railway cancels four trains

Southern Railway on Monday announced cancellation and rescheduling of some trains to Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

Southern Railway to flag-off 13 trains by year end

Southern Railway would flag-off all 13 trains announced in the last Railway Budget by the end of this year, SR General Manager Rakesh Misra said today.

Kerela: Three trains to be regulated on June 12

Southern Railway on Tuesday announced that three trains would be regulated on June 12 for between 15 to 40 minutes due to maintenance work at Shornur yard.

Railway to start Lokmanya Tilk-Tirunelveli trains

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers this summer, Southern Railway is proposing to introduce the Lokmanya Tilk-Tirunelveli special trains.

CBI court rejects bail pleas in Madurai

The CBI court here has rejected the bail pleas of three Engineers of the Southern Railway who were allegedly involved in a sand scam while doing earthwork/buttress work for a railway track.

SR warns of action against those carrying inflammable material

Southern Railway on Tuesday warned of penal action against those carrying inflammable articles as it was banned in trains.

Cancellation, regulation of trains to Dindigul from Jul 17-20

Southern Railway announced cancellation and regulation of passenger train services to Dindigul from July 17 to 20.

Southern Railway introduces two Durontos, 14 other new trains

Southern Railway Wednesday announced the
introduction of 16 new trains, including two Duronto services,
in its new Time Table coming into effect from Thursday.

Cash awards to 5 who prevented major rail mishap

Southern Railway today gave away
cash awards to five staff members who prevented a major rail
mishap and stopped an express train on time after noticing a
gap in the tracks near Villupuram on June 12.

‘Mobile Police Stations’ in select trains of S Railway

With reports of increasing
number of thefts in trains and inability of the passengers to
give complaints, railway police has introduced `Mobile Police
Stations` in Sethu and Nellai Express trains.

Railway man wins bronze in powerlifting championship

A ticket examiner from here, working in the Salem Division of Southern Railway, has won bronze medal in squat event in the open world powerlifting championship held at Gurgaon.