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Strike hits train maintenance


Thousands of passengers on board at least five express trains that started from Chennai Central on Monday were forced to put up with unkempt and stinky toilets besides dust-ridden berths as maintenanc

Commuter rail could soon link suburbs to city centre


The Commuter Rail System connecting Bengaluru city to the suburbs will soon become a reality with South Western Railway (SWR) expanding its network to the suburbs.

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Rail passengers allege neglect


While Chennai is gearing up for multi-crore Metro and monorail projects, railway passengers on the Chennai Beach-Gumidippondi section feel neglected. Most commuters and members of rail passenger assoc

Railway staff robbed in moving train

Chandra, 45, a supervisor at the Tambaram railway reservation counter, was robbed of an eight-sovereign gold chain in the first class coach of an EMU while returning from work on Thursday night, polic

Govt exempts rail fares, freight from service tax till Sept


Rail travellers can breath easy as the government has decided not to levy 12 per cent service tax on passenger fares and freight till September 30.

"Government has exempted the core services provide

Rail fracture at Paranur delays trains

Several Express trains from southern TN and few EMUs on the Tambaram-Chengalpet route were delayed by over an hour early on Thursday morning following a rail line fracture between Paranur and Singaper

Stop for Ernad Express at Aluva

The Ernad Express will halt at Aluva from Monday onwards, fulfilling a longtime public demand for such a stop.

The express train runs between Manga-lore and Nagercoil. While this decision of the Rai

Two local trains collide in Mumbai

Two suburban trains collided when they accidentally came on the same track at Andheri station Saturday night, a Railway official said.

"The incident happened at around 11 PM at platform number 4 of

Green signal to 5 monorail bidders


The ambitious monorail project has successfully crossed the critical bidding stage with the government finalising five project developers for the second and final stage, while rejecting three firms’ b

Now a ‘duplicate’ train to be introduced to tackle rush


With ever-increasing passenger burden on some trains, the South Western Railway is working on a proposal to introduce a ‘duplicate’ train to meet extra passenger load. The initiative is particularly a

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