SR: 105 Year Old Elephant Gate Bridge Near Chennai Central Set to Become History

Elephant Gate Bridge near Chennai Central is set to become history. Starting today, Southern Railway has decided to begin demolition of the 105 year old bridge between Basin Bridge and Chennai Central... Read more »

Southern Railway’s Golden Rock Workshop Designs Low-Cost Ventilator in 15 Days

Golden Rock Workshop of Southern Railway designs a low cost ventilator for COVID-19 patients in 15 days, ready for mass production on approval Read more »

Standing Committee on Railways to Inspect Southern Zones Starting 3rd January 2020

The Committee then moves to Chennai to inspect and review the working of ICF with top officials including GM ICF. They also plan to check out on the last-mile connectivity to the... Read more »

New Train Proposals from Salem Division

Various demands and suggestions were put forth by the representatives at the meeting. Salem Division has sent a slew of proposals to SR Headquarters Read more »

A Freak Accident

On April 19, 2019, Indian Railway saw a freak, probably one-in-a-million accident happen near Bengaluru suburb Channasandra. Read more »

A Phenomenal Effort

Avid railbuff from Chennai S Aravind and his documentation on Chainages of IR Read more »

A line soon-to-be-revived

Indian Railways has decided to revive the Morappur-Dharmapuri rail line thus bringing down the present railway distance between these two places from 117 km (via Salem) to 36 km. The Union Railway... Read more »

Chennai’s Merry-Go-Round

As the Chennai metropolitan agglomerate gets ready to welcome its first Circular Railway, will this be the longest such circular train in comparison to the shortest distance between the two points? Read more »

The Indian Railways’ Strike: Some Memories

With the sad passing away of George Fernandes, it is time to reminisce about the Railway Strike during the Emergency. What we present are the memories of some of our acquaintances who... Read more »

[UPDATED] Opinion: A Halt Cancelled

Some were skeptical, some were aghast, some were plain surprised. Such was the nature of the decision of Southern Railway to provide an experimental halt at Ambattur for two trains Read more »