NMR special train from Mettupalayam to Ooty on 2 October

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, the Railway Board will operate a special UNESCO heritage site of Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR) train between Mettupalayam and Udhagamandalam on October two as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. Continue Reading

Rise in Southern Railway’s parcel and freight revenue

Southern Railway’s cumulative earnings from parcel and freight traffic in April and May 2021 have increased by 331.58 per cent and 52.89 per cent respectively, over the corresponding period, last year. Continue Reading

Major layoff likely in Indian Railways

The Ministry of Railways and Railway Board have already written to all zonal chiefs in this regard, seeking a report on the performance of employees. They have also sought a list of all employees above the age of 55 and of those who complete 30 years of service in the first quarter of 2020. 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