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Bullet train project to get GIM thrust


High-speed rail linking Bengaluru to Chennai and other Tier 2 cities in the State will soon become a reality.

After several rounds of talks between the Japanese government and the State government,

‘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

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

Ruckus on Pondy-Chennai train over seat

The Railways’ mishandling of seat-allotment between male and female passengers on board the Puducherry-Chennai Egmore daily express train led to several women passengers facing abuse from strangers an

Passengers of overcrowded Mumbai train meet tragic end


Three people were killed in Mumbai Thursday after they fell off an overcrowded local train, railway officials said.

Fourteen people travelling in other packed trains were also injured.

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MP concession tickets going out to ineligible


Here’s a shocker. The railways claim that not even one per cent of the current users of the MP concession tickets, otherwise known as Izzat monthly season tickets (MSTs), are eligible for them.


Lack of info on special trains irks pilgrims

Thousands of pilgrims, who throng Elavur, a small village bordering Andhra Pradesh, to attend the annual three-day national Bible convention are upset with the Southern Railway for not publicising the

Railways out to break this junction’s journey to glory!


Promises are meant to be broken, so goes the sarcastic remark. It seems to be true with the railways. Otherwise, why should it make clandestine moves to degrade Ernakulam Junction? DC probes.

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Unplanned cost cutting measures


The railway move to cut staff as part of its cost cutting exercise to make the division profitable, came in for criticism from experts who termed the steps as short term in nature and without proper p



The Mainline Electrical Multiple Units (MEMU) train services recently launched on the Ernakulam-Kollam section have been an instant hit and the Indian railways has finally succeeded in catering to the

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