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Miscreants were behind the Chennai mishap: Rlys

The Southern Railway said "miscreants" were behind Wednesday's accident involving a suburban Electric Multiple Unit and a goods train at Vyasarpadi near Chennai that left four persons dead.......

Heavy downpour shuts Chennai intl airport

Heavy downpour since Wednesday night has paralysed normal life in Chennai and its suburbs.Most international flights scheduled to arrive at the city airport have been diverted to the......

Chennai building collapse survivor: I drank urine to survive 72 hrs under rubble

Prakash Rout, a young plumber hailing from Odisha, spent 72 agonising hours under the rubble of the collapsed 11-storey building near Chennai without food or water. Although Rout had a miraculous......

After idlis, Jaya now sells 'Amma Mineral Water'

In a bid to ensure quality and affordable drinking water to the poor and middle class people, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu is set to launch nine 'Amma Mineral Water' production units......

Rosa Parks, power of resistance and the Delhi bus rape

The protests in India have focused mainly on the issue of rape. But these could as well extend to the arena of public transport because the girl's rape and death are directly related to the......

Railways cuts spending on metro projects

The brunt of a delay in effecting a rise in railway fares has been borne by suburban rail systems and metro projects, with the railways reducing its spending on this segment by about Rs 2,500 crore......

Railway ministry may hive off suburban traffic ops

The railway ministry was thinking of hiving off suburban operations in Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai into one administrative unit, said a senior ministry official. "Suburban operations are highly......

TN gets 1st motorwoman

Breaking another male bastion, 37-year-old C V Thilagavathi has become Southern Railway's first woman driver of a suburban electric train, a vital part of the metropolis' public transport system,......

Suburban trains: Public lifeline bleeds Railways

The suburban train services in Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- the lifeline for daily commuters in the three metropolises -- incurred a staggering operational loss of Rs 837 crore during 2005-06,......

Lalu vows more, AC local trains

Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Monday announced that efforts will be made to introduce air-conditioned trains in suburban services in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.During the 11th Five-Year Plan,......

Why India's former captain killed himself

On Tuesday morning, Pallavaram railway station in suburban Chennai was all hustle and bustle as usual. Nobody paid too much attention to a man sitting on a bench on platform number 2, reading a......

V P Sathyan commits suicide

Former India football captainV P Sathyan committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Chennai on Tuesday morning. He was 41. He is survived by his wife and a 10-year-old daughter.A......

  People speak for chennai suburban railway

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Q. wat are the main highlights of rail budget
:  A. Mumbai [ Images ] will get 101 new suburban trains. To introduce several schemes for railway employees. Railways to develop ten automobile hubs....... more

Q. An article \"Train stolen\" It was shocking to read of how an unauthorised person drove a suburban train before colliding with a goods train & killing 4 persons at Vyasarapdi Stn in Chennai.In view of d above, was there no locking system for the train? Those responsible for the train mishap shld be punished. This incident reveals how vulnerable our Rly Stns & other public places are to terrorist attacks. Hopefully the authorities will take this mishap to heart & prevent d recurrence of such an incident. M i rite?? your views pl??
Supriya:  A. It is a patheitc state of affairs. Now the railway employees will ask for allowance for carrying keys. A person recruited to rn the train is paid...... more

cyrus irani
Q. Railway map of Chennai
Cyrus Irani:  A. Contact me through feedback, I will send the MRTS & Chennai suburban rail more

Q. Suppose u are given full freedom by Laluji to make the Railway Budget 2008, what cud u offer to the Suburban Passengers of Mumbai like Metropolitan cities ?
Chandan:  A. Allocate 20000 crores of rupees for overhead metro trains a la Delhi or chennai. more

  Web results for Chennai Suburban Railway
Security beefed on Arakkonam-Tiruttani route after suburban train passengers were attacked

CHENNAI: Southern Railway has beefed up security on Arakkonam-Tiruttani route after an unidentified man attacked and robbed two commuters on a... ...
Power supply failure delays Chennai-bound trains

CHENNAI: Three Express trains coming to Chennai Egmore and a few suburban services between Chengalpet and Tambaram were delayed after power supply... ...
Rs 50 lakh jewel heist on night commuter train happens in Chennai

Picture for representational purpose. Chennai: Two women travelling in the ladies coach of a suburban train from Tiruttani to Avadi on Tuesday... ...
Man slashes, robs women on Chennai-bound local train

CHENNAI: A man robbed two women at knifepoint on a suburban train heading from Tiruttani to Chennai on Tuesday night, slashing one of them in the... ...
Man gets laptop by chance, takes up full-time stealing

CHENNAI: A man who got a laptop by chance on a suburban train and subsequently stole nearly 50 laptops was finally caught by police on Monday.... ...

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