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AC fare hike not to affect ticket purchased before Oct 1


AC class passengers who have purchased train tickets before October 1 will not be affected by the fare hike coming into force next month.

Fares of AC First Class, Executive Class, AC-2 tier, AC-3 ti

Fate of Duronto seems uncertain

Following the exit of the Trinamul Congress nominee Mukul Roy as the minister for railways, the fate of Duronto Express appears to be uncertain.

Duronto Express was launched when TMC chief Mamata Ba

Tirupati bound trains from Chennai doubled

Pilgrims going to Tirupati from Chennai can now hope for coaches that are not as crowded as before with the Railways doubling the carrying capacity of trains bound to the pilgrimage centre that is thr

Train waits as gatekeeper sleeps

An express train on the Egmore-Chengalpet route was halted midway for about 20 minutes after the gatekeeper reportedly dozed off without clearing the signal.

Several commuters were stranded at the le

Trial run on new line successful

There is finally some good news for people commuting regularly on Chennai-Arakkonam rail route.

The 10.6-km long 4th line between Tiruvalangadu and Arakkonam is not far from being opened for traffi

Chennai’s stations lack basic facilities

The lack of foot overbridges is proving increasing fatal with people being forced to stray onto the tracks and violate the law.

FOBs have become a rarity in suburban railway stations in north Chennai

Rail reservation facility breaks down

It was utter chaos and long queues at ticket counters of major railway stations in the state for nearly four hours on Thursday as the reservation facility broke down due to a technical glitch at the m

Major railway mishap averted

A major train mishap was averted on Thursday morning when the crew of the Chennai-Bengaluru Shatabdi Express spotted a rail fracture and immediately warned the station master at Tiruvalangadu station.

Fresh clashes rock lower Assam

Fresh clashes between minority immigrants and Bodo tribals and cases of arson were on Wednesday reported from lower Assam even as shoot-at-sight orders remained in force in Kokrajhar district which

Train services to and from northeast disrupted

Train services to and from the north east have been severely hit and more than 20,000 passengers have been stranded at different places following violence in lower Assam which has claimed 25 lives.

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