An 80 ft art work of Mahatma Gandhi at Central Railway Station

Southern Railway has unveiled a 80-feet long wall mural to mark the birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and the valedictory of the Swachchta Pakhwada (cleanliness drive). Continue Reading

7 special trains suspended in Tamilnadu

As the Tamilnadu government extended the Covid-19 induced lockdown for one more month, the Southern Railway has announcedthat the suspension of seven special trains running within the State has been extended till 15 August. Continue Reading

5.49 lakh stranded migrant workers sent to native places through 404 trains

Southern Railway said it has so far transported more than 5.49 lakh  stranded migrant workers through 404 Shramik special trains since 1 May. Continue Reading

TN Rail infra chugs with Rs 2,812 crore

Southern Railway has announced that the budget allocation for infrastructure projects and safety works in Tamilnadu for the financial year 2020-21 is Rs 2,812 crore. According to a press release, the budget is 220 per cent more than the average annual budget outlay of 2009-14 (Rs 879 crore). Continue Reading

Special trains for Pongal

Southern Railway will be operating special trains for Pongal festival. According to a press release, Tirunelveli-Tambaram special fare special train (06002) will leave Tirunelveli at 6.15 pm on 11 January and will reach Tambaram at 5 am, next day. Tambaram-Tirunelveli Suvidha special train (82603) will leave Tambaram at 7.20 pm on 12 January and will reach Tirunelveli at 6 am, the next day. Continue Reading

Rs 4,118 cr allotted for S Rly in budget

Southern Railway has received a budget allotment of Rs 4,118.80 crore for the current financial year 2019-20. It was announced during the Union budget that was presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently. Continue Reading

Historic feat for ICF as 60,000th coach is flagged off

In a major feat for the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), the 60,000th coach – a self propelled inspection car – was rolled out here at its premise on 21 May in the presence of Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board Rajesh Agrawal. Continue Reading