First Oxygen Express for TN departs from West Bengal

The first Oxygen Express for Tamilnadu from Indian Railways carrying 80 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) on Wednesday left from Durgapur railway station in West Bengal. According to Southern Railway, the special train, loaded with four containers carrying LMO, has left for Tondiarpet Container Depot in Chennai. Continue Reading

Oxygen Express from TN departs to Odisha

Tamilnadu’s first Oxygen Express train with two empty cryogenic tankers left for Odisha early on Wednesday to bring medical oxygen amid a surge in Covid cases in the southern state. Continue Reading

No plan to stop or curtail train services, says Railways

The railways on Friday said there is no plan to curtail or stop train services and assured passengers that trains will be provided on demand amidst reports of migrant workers rushing to their hometowns, reminiscent of the days following the coronavirus-triggered lockdown. Continue Reading

Public carriers are Covid carriers too: Rules violated in trains and buses

With Covid-19 cases increasing in the city with each passing day, commuters are irked by the reduction in suburban train services. Some of them alleged MTC bus services too were scaled down in some parts of the city. Continue Reading

Inclusive’ mural for HIV-affected in Chennai

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, St+art India Foundation, TANSACS, Tidel Park and Southern Railway have come together to initiate a mural, supported by Asian Paints, that de-stigmatises the disease while sharing hopeful stories of survivors. Continue Reading