S Rly contract staff benefit under PMJAY scheme

The Medical Department of Southern Railway conducted a beneficiary identification and awareness drive at Dr MGR Central Railway Station, Tuesday, in connection with Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) programme. Continue Reading

Beach-Velacheri MRTS services to be partially hit Sunday, says S Railway

Southern Railway has announced that line block in MRTS section between Chennai Beach and Velachery railway stations will be initiated tomorrow between 7.50 am and 2.35 pm to conduct track maintenance work. As a result, about 19 pairs of EMU services will be cancelled, a press release said. Continue Reading

Sapthagiri Express engine catches fire after leaving Chennai

Sapthagiri Express (train No. 21261) departed from the Chennai Central to Tirupati at 6.25 am today. When the locomotive crossed Avadi, it was stopped as the engine driver detected smoke and saw a ‘minor’ fire outside the engine. Continue Reading