Southern Railway

DD rakes on train to be replaced with AC coaches for 2 days

DD rakes on train to be replaced with AC coaches for 2 days

Southern Railway today said that double-decker rakes on a Chennai Central-KSR Bengaluru City service would be replaced with regular air conditioned coaches for two days next week due to "operational reasons."

Dec 02, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

Train engine derails at Chennai railway station, none injured

A rail engine proceeding to the yard derailed at the Egmore railway station here today but none was injured, Southern Railway officials said.

Sep 11, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
Day after Tamil Nadu legalizes Jallikattu, life is back to normal in Chennai

Day after Tamil Nadu legalizes Jallikattu, life is back to normal in Chennai

Triplicane is near Marina Beach and its streets saw pitched battle on Monday between police and the protesters.

Jan 24, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
Good news! Railway to operate summer specials to clear rush

Good news! Railway to operate summer specials to clear rush

Southern Railway will operate special trains between Indore and Kochuveli on April 5, 12 and May 24, 31, to clear the heavy summer rush of passengers.

 

Apr 04, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

About Rs 100 crore loss to Southern Railway due to floods

Preliminary estimates suggested a loss of Rs 100 crore, Southern Railway General Manager Vashishta Johri said.

Dec 18, 2015, 21:57 PM IST
Chennai grapples with flood aftermath, Met forecasts more rains in Tamil Nadu

Chennai grapples with flood aftermath, Met forecasts more rains in Tamil Nadu

Torrential rains have left at leasts 245 people dead since October 1, according to the Tamil Nadu government.

Dec 05, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

First Broad Gauge regular train on Palakkad-Pollachi to run on Nov 16

 The first Broad Gauge train service on Palakkad Town-Pollachi Railway line will start operations from November 16.

Nov 14, 2015, 01:37 AM IST

Southern Railway announces Coimbatore-Yeswanthpur bi-weekly specials

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer season, Southern Railway is operating two bi-weekly special trains between Coimbatore and Yesvantpur from April 10 to 30.

Apr 06, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Southern Railway diverts trains due to accident near Bengaluru

The Southern Railway has diverted some of its services following the derailment of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter-City Express near Bengaluru Friday morning.

Feb 13, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

22 festival special trains to be run by Southern Railway

Southern Railway on Sunday announced that 22 Festival special trains would be run from Tirunelveli to Chennai Egmore via chord line from January 8 and from Nagercoil to Chennai Egmore on the main line from Jan 11.

Jan 04, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2014, 01:03 AM IST

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".

Feb 26, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

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.

Jan 27, 2014, 14:06 PM IST

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.

Dec 14, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

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.

Oct 15, 2013, 15:43 PM IST

Cyclone Phailin aftermath: Southern Railway cancels four trains

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

Oct 14, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

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.

Jul 10, 2013, 18:28 PM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2013, 10:59 AM IST

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.

Apr 03, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2013, 11:15 AM IST