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Soon, know your platform number, status of rail ticket via SMS

Soon, know your platform number, status of rail ticket via SMS

A couple of pilot projects are underway in the Railways through which merely an SMS will let you know your platform number or confirm your ticket booking details.

Diabetic eligible for appointment in govt posts: Court

Making it clear that a diabetic is eligible for appointment in government posts as there is no scientific proof to show such a person would not be able to discharge his duties, the Madras High Court has directed Southern Railways to appoint an applicant within eight weeks.

Southern Railways directed to pay Rs 1.30 lakh compensation

A civil court Thursday directed the Southern Railways to pay a compensation of Rs. 1.30 lakh to a person who sustained head injury after a wooden-sleeper fell from the railway track.

Union Minister to flag-off special train on Sept 28

Union Minister V Narayanasamy will flag-off the inaugural Special Train Mangalore Central-Puducherry express at Mahe Railway station on September 28.

Normal traffic restored after rail mishap in TN

Southern Railways Thursday announced restoration of normal traffic on the Arakkonam-Katpadi sector, where a Karnataka-bound train derailed on Wednesday leaving one person dead and 33 persons injured.

S Railways directed to pay Rs 4L compensation

The Southern Railways has been directed to pay a compensation of Rs 4 lakh within two months to the kin of a 23-year-old woman, who was pushed out of a moving train, raped and killed in February last year.

Railways use Street Plays to create awareness

Alarmed at the increasing mishaps at unmanned level crossings, the Southern Railways has decided to stage street plays to create awareness.

Tirupati-Madurai train to be extended up to Rameswaram

The General Manager (in-Charge) of Southern Railways A K Mittal said Tirupati-Madurai Train would be extended upto Rameswaram shortly.

Special Yesvantpur-Ernakulam Express from May 18

The South Western Railway today
announced that it would run weekly express special trains between Yesvantpur-Ernakulam from May 14 to June 18 in each direction.

New DRM for Salem division

Sujatha Jayaraj today took over
as Divisional Railway Manager, Salem Division of Southern

Railways to install HD cameras in TVM, EKM

To prevent loss of life in railway crossings, ministry would also man all the 110 unmanned level crossings in the state.

Special trains for Tamil conference

Southern Railways will run
special trains to clear extra rush of passengers expected to
attend the World Classical Tamil Conference being held here
from June 23.