25 Nov 2020
Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled
Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day.
06 Oct 2018
Southern Railway becomes 'Unmanned Level Crossing Free Zone'
The Southern Railway today said it has become "Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone" by implementing a 2010 policy decision, eliminating over 1,000 such level crossings.
25 Sep 2018
RRB Group-D exam in Odisha postponed due to Adivasi agitation
Due to the Adivasi agitation in Odisha, many examinees for the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Group D post failed to reach their exam centers.
01 Sep 2018
UK couple hires entire train to spend honeymoon in hills
A young couple from England became the first to charter the special train introduced by Southern Railway for a one-way trip from Mettupalayam to Udhagamandalam, to spend their honeymoon in the hills.
19 Jul 2018
Kerala: Rain-related incidents claim 28 lives in last 10 days
The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala has climbed to 28 in the last 10 days, with a case of drowning being reported from Kannur district today.
13 Jul 2018
Southern Railway has apprehended over 700 for unauthorized chain-pulling
Southern Railway today said it has apprehended 737 passengers and collected Rs. 2.8L as fine for unnecessarily pulling of alarm chain in trains from January-June 2018.
06 Jul 2018
"Chaiyya-Chaiyya" train to get theme-based restaurant, other attractions
The heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR), operating mountain train services to the famous hill resort town of Ooty, is set to get new attractions, including a 'Coachteria', to woo tourists.
28 Jun 2018
Railways' 'jugaad': Zones change official train timings to prevent 'delays'
Earlier this month, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took heed of the ongoing train delays and warned top zonal officials: if they didn't improve punctuality within a month, their appraisal would be deferred.
10 Jun 2018
Tamil Nadu: Six wagons of goods train derail; trains delayed
Six wagons of an empty goods train derailed in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district today, resulting in delays of some passenger trains.
16 Apr 2018
Cauvery issue: Tamil outfit TVK warns of intensifying protests
After leading anti-IPL protests in the backdrop of the Cauvery issue last week, pro-Tamil outfit Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) today warned of intensifying its agitation, including holding protests at the Marina.
27 Dec 2017
Railways officials manipulating data to show better punctuality records
The Indian Railways uses the National Train Enquiry System (NTES) to track trains' movement.