Southern Railways introduce new OTP based refund system

The Indian Railways has introduced a new OTP based refund system for tickets booked through authorised railway ticketing agents. It is aimed to bring in a transparent and customer-friendly refund system for reserved e-tickets which are cancelled or which are fully waitlisted dropped tickets. A press release said, this new system will be implemented by Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC). Continue Reading

Suburban rail users are a worried lot in Chennai

The incomplete work of a public toilet at the Tambaram Sanatorium railway station has irked the commuters.
Last year, when Dayanand, a commuter complained about it, the officials replied that the previous contract had lapsed and new tenders will be floated to finish the remaining work. Continue Reading

Chennai Railway Division gets new manager

P Mahesh took over charge as the new Divisional Railway Manager of Chennai Division of Southern Railway on 24 April, succeeding Naveen Gulati. An officer belonging to Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME), P Mahesh has vast experience in different facets of Railway working Continue Reading

Special MRTS trains to run till 12.35 am for IPL fans

Southern Railways will be running special EMU trains on 23 and 31 March between Chennai Beach to Velacheri section for the benefit of IPL fans. Continue Reading