Railways’ wall to avert deaths on tracks

April 29, 2017, 1:51 PM

CHENNAI: With recurring deaths and injuries on railway trackson certain stretches in the city and on its outskirts proving to be a bogey for Southern Railway, officials of the zone are putting into action a plan to build a wall along a particularly vulnerable section in the southern suburbs. Southern Railway officials are overseeing the construction of a 14km-long wall between Guindy and Tambaram that they hope will to a significant degree avert fatal deaths and accidents caused by people crossing the tracks from the eastern side on this stretch.

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Trains on Mumbai central railway line delayed, second time in a week
April 29, 2017

People at Kalyan station wait for trains to resume.(Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT Photo) Trains on Mumbai’s central railway line were delayed after a portion of the tracks between Kalyan and Thakurli stations was damaged—the second such incident this week. Trains were diverted to a slow track after a “fracture” was spotted at

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Central Railway suburban service affected due to rail fracture
April 29, 2017

MUMBAI: Peak hour serviceson Central Railway suburbansection was affected due to rail fracture near Thakurlistation this morning. The trains departed around 20 minutes before schedule. A senior official said that the fracture was detected on time and has been repaired. But sources said that it could take a couple of hours for services to return

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Lavasa panel on allowances in 7th Pay Commission submits report to Arun Jaitley – Economic Times
April 27, 2017

NEW DELHI: A high-level committee headed by the Finance Secretary submitted today its report on allowances to 47 lakh government employees to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The Ashok Lavasa Committee was constituted in June last year after the government implemented the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The pay panel had recommended

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CONVERSION OF SRIGANGANAGAR – TIRUCHCHIRAPPALLI – SRIGANGANAGAR HUMSAFAR WEELY EXPRESS TRAINS AS HUMSAFAR WEEKLY SUPERFAST EXPRESS TRAINS
April 27, 2017

Train No.14715 / 14716 Sriganganagar – Tiruchchirappalli – Sriganganagar Humsafar weekly express trains are to be converted as superfast express trains.Due to this conversion, the trains will be renumbered. Train No.14715 Sriganganagar – Tiruchchirappalli Humsafar weekly express train will be renumbered as Train No.22497 with effect

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S rly -SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS
April 27, 2017

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic during Summer, 2017. Special fare special trains between Kochuveli – Chennai Egmore Train No.06066 Kochuveli – Chennai Egmore special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 05.10 hrs. o­n 04th, 11th& 18th May, 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 21.45 hrs.

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CHANGES IN PATTERN OF SUBURBAN TRAIN SERVICES
April 27, 2017

Due to Line Block to facilitate engineering works between Minjur – Gummidipundi in Chennai – Gudur section, changes will be made in the pattern of suburban train services as detailed below. On 29th & 30th April, 2017 and 02nd, 04th, 06th, 07th, 08th, 09th& 10th May, 2017: Partial cancellation of suburban train services: Train

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