630 of total 660 EMU suburban train services in operation in Chennai

With the Tamilnadu government easing more lockdown curbs and allowing functioning of various industries and IT firms, the Southern Railway has risen to the occasion by operating a total of 630 Chennai suburban EMU train services on all the four sections. Continue Reading

After weeks, public travel in Chennai suburban trains

From this morning, members of the public were allowed to travel on suburban trains in Chennai. Prior to this, only staff in essential services were allowed to travel in workmen special trains. Continue Reading

Chennai suburban trains resume full-fledged services

Today, it was no ‘Monday morning blues’ for the commuters of Chennai suburban train services. For, the Southern Railway, starting today, is operating full-fledged suburban train services, like in pre-Covid times. Continue Reading

Tambaram-Nagercoil tri-weekly express gets new Utkrisht coaches

In a bid to improvise the quality of railway coaches, the Tambaram-Nagercoil tri-weekly express’ old rakes were replaced with new Utkrisht upgraded coaches and was flagged off from Tambaram by two senior Southern Railway officials here on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Mylapore residents oppose Metro project

More than 50 residents living in and around the Mylapore-Alwarpet area came together to discuss the proposed metro project phase – 2. Continue Reading

Railway Board approves Chennai circular suburban trains

The Southern Railway’s proposal to introduce two circular trains between Chennai Beach to Arakkonam to Tirumalpur was approved by the the Railway Board. According to a press release, the Railway Board has also approved the extension of local train services. Continue Reading