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Trisulam put on transit track

Air passengers from southern districts may no longer have to hurriedly travel in the nick of time from Egmore railway station to airport to catch their flights.

In a bid to help air passengers overc

‘Unreserved’ token system to take off

The GRPF is toying with the idea of introducing a token system for passengers to occupy seats in unreserved railway compartments.

The idea has germinated from the office of Railways ADGP in the wake

Mullaperiyar dam holes still open

Notwithstanding the dissenting views of Tamil Nadu and Kerala governments over the findings of the Supreme Court-constituted empowered committee (EC), that held the Mullaiperiyar dam safe, the 116-yea

Koyambedu gears up for metro depot

Already abuzz with activity owing to the presence of moffusil bus terminal and vegetable market, Koyambedu would witness a sea change and transform into a hub of rail transport in the state capital in

Man, machine gear up for Metro tunnelling work


The last leg of preliminary work required to start the dredging of the metro tunnels has touched the finishing stage.

According to senior officials of Chennai Metro Rail Limited, the base-slab const

AP factory to make Chennai coaches

An exclusive coach-manufacturing factory is under construction at Tada in Andhra Pradesh to make boggies for four-car trains for the ongoing Chennai Metro Rail project.

Senior officials of Chennai Me

MRTS stations not on right track


The glossy paint of the outer walls of the Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) stations in Kasturba Nagar and Indira Nagar can be misleading as the inside story is appalling.

The accidental death of a

Railway tourist packages big hit

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) has received never like before patronage for its special RTP (rail tourist packages) this summer.

According to senior IRCTC officials, nearly

Metro track-laying work begins


Work on the elevated section of Chennai metro rail between Koyambedu and St Thomas Mount has gained steam with the start of the track-laying works on the route.

The 18meter long imported tracks had

State will get favourable SC dam verdict, says minister

With the empowered committee that studied the safety of Mullaiperiyar dam submitting its report to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the Tamil Nadu government has expressed hope that the state would ge

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