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

Suburban trains in Chennai to get AC coaches soon

In a bid to boost passenger comfort commuting on suburban sections, the Southern Railway has plans to implement air-conditioned EMUs soon. Sources from the railway informed that the decision to introduce AC coaches has been going on lately. 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

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

Ambattur Railway station all the better with new developments

NGO Ooruni Maiyam members reiterated that the development came due to help from Member of Parliament K N Ramachandran, taking particular notice of the matter and worked with the association members who went to the national capital to meet him and get the issue rectified. Continue Reading