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SALEM JN

STATION INFO

Address: Salem Junction, Suramangalam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636005, India

Station Code: SA)SALEM J

Station Name: SA)SALEM JN

Zone: SR/Southern

Total Unique Trains: 198

Train Frequency Weekly: 600

Station Traffic: High

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TrainTrain NameArrDepHaltDaysClasses
Arrival
12515GUWAHATI EXP00:0200:053SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22643PATNA EXPRESS00:0200:053M,TU2A,3A,SL,GN
12623TRIVANDRUM MAIL00:1200:153M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12602CHENNAI MAIL00:1700:203M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16526KANYAKUMARI EXP00:2700:303M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
16231MYSORE EXPRESS00:3200:353M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,CC,SL,GN
16527YPR CANNANORE EX00:3200:353M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22640CHENNAI EXPRESS00:4200:453M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12601MANGALORE MAIL00:5701:003M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12674CHERAN EXPRESS00:5701:003M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12257KOCHUVELI GR01:1001:122TU,TH,SU3A
16235MYSORE EXP01:1201:153M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16573PUDUCHERRY EXP01:1501:205F2A,3A,SL,GN
16525BANGALORE EXP01:2201:253M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12671NILAGIRI EXP01:2701:303M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
22639ALLEPPEY EXP01:3801:402M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12643NIZAMUDDIN EXP01:5201:553TU2A,3A,SL,GN
12645NIZAMUDDIN EXP01:5201:553SA2A,3A,SL,GN
12682CHENNAI EXP01:5201:553F2A,3A,SL,GN
16614RAJKOT EXPRESS01:5201:553TH2A,3A,SL,GN
16236TUTICORIN EXP01:5702:003M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16528YESVANTPUR EXP02:0202:053M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
06336GUWAHATI EXP02:0502:105SU3A,SL,GN
82636KCVLGHY SUVIDHA02:0502:105SU3A,SL,GN
82636KCVLGHY SUVIDHA02:0502:105SU3A,SL,GN
12626KERALA EXPRESS02:1002:144M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12624CHENNAI MAIL02:1202:153M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
16574YESVANTPUR EXP02:2002:255SA2A,3A,SL,GN
20602MDU MAS AC EXP02:2502:305SU1A,2A,3A
22206MAS DURONTO EXP02:2502:305TU,TH1A,2A,3A
22651PALAKKAD EXP02:3502:405M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,2S,GN
12686CHENNAI EXP02:3702:403M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12673CHERAN EXPRESS02:4702:503M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
22837DHARTI AABA EXP02:5202:553M2A,3A,GN
20601MAS MDU AC EXP02:5503:005F1A,2A,3A
22205MDU DURONTO EXP02:5503:005M,W1A,2A,3A
11021TIRUNELVELI EXP03:0703:103TU,W,SA2A,3A,SL,GN
18567VSKP QLN EXP03:1003:133TH2A,3A,SL,GN
12681COIMBATORE EXP03:1703:203SA2A,3A,SL,GN
16316BANGALORE EXP03:3203:353M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
11013COIMBATORE EXP03:3703:403M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
02193TEN JBP EXPRESS03:4004:0020SA2A,3A,SL,GN
12687DEHRADUN EXP03:4703:503W,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
22641SHALIMAR EXP03:4703:503TH,SA2A,3A,SL,GN
16856PUDUCHERRY EXP03:5004:0010F2A,3A,SL,GN
17236BANGALORE EXP03:5003:555M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
17315VELANKANNI EXP03:5003:555M2A,3A,SL,GN
12659GURUDEV EXPRESS03:5203:553SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16787TEN JAMMU EXP04:0204:053M,F2A,SL,GN
16687NAVYUG EXP04:0204:053M2A,3A,SL,GN
12507ARONAI EXPRESS04:1204:153TU2A,3A,SL,2S,GN
12258YESVANTPUR EXP04:1204:153M,W,F3A
16317HIMSAGAR EXP04:2204:253F3A,SL,GN
12696TVC CHENNAI EXP04:3704:403M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22649YERCAUD EXPRESS04:3704:403M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
07118ERS HYB EXPRESS04:4004:455TH2A,3A,SL,GN
12511RAPTI SAGAR EXP04:4304:452TH,F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12521RAPTI SAGAR EXP04:4304:452M1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
22647KRBA TVC EXPRES04:4304:452W,SA2A,3A,SL,GN
22645AHILYANAGARI EX04:4704:503M2A,3A,SL,GN
16565MANGALOREEXP05:0205:053SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16319BAND HUMSAFAR05:0205:053TH,SA3A
22208SUPER AC EXP05:0305:052W,SU1A,2A,3A
22153MS SALEM EXP05:05Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
17230SABARI EXP05:3705:403M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12648KONGU EXPRESS06:0506:105W2A,3A,SL,GN
12690NCJ CHENNAI EXP06:0506:105SU1A,3A,SL,GN
16733RMM OKHA EXPRES06:0506:105F1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
16359ERS PATNA EXP06:1506:205SA2A,3A,SL,GN
19567VIVEK EXP06:1506:205SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16318HIMSAGAR EXP06:2706:303M2A,3A,SL,GN
16566YESVANTPUR EXP06:4206:453M2A,3A,SL,GN
17605MAQ KCG EXPRESS06:4206:453W,SA2A,3A,SL,GN
56100ED MTDM PASS06:4507:0520M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
12698TVC CHENNAI EXP06:5707:003SA2A,3A,SL,GN
22838DHARTI AABA EXP06:5707:003TH2A,3A
22878ERS HWH ANTYODAYA EXP06:5707:003TUUNRESERVED
22498SGNR HUMSAFAR SF07:1507:205F3A
17316VLNK VSG EXP07:1707:203TU2A,3A,SL,GN
12688DDN MDU SF EXP07:2507:305M,F2A,3A,SL,GN
22688CDG MDU SF EXP07:2507:305M,F1A,3A,SL,GN
18568QLN VSKP EXP07:3707:403F2A,3A,SL,GN
56112ED JTJ PASS07:4707:503M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
22497TPJ HUMSAFAR SUP07:5007:555TU3A
13351DHN ALAPPUZHA E08:0008:055M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22666CBE SBC UDAY EXP08:0708:103TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC
56845JTJ ED PASS08:0708:103M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
18189TATA ALLP EXP08:1208:153M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22616TIRUPATHI EXP08:2208:253TU,TH,F,SUCC,2S,GN
12660GURUDEV EXPRESS08:2508:305W2A,3A,SL,GN
07117HYB ERS SPL08:2508:305W2A,3A,SL,GN
12680CHENNAI EXPRESS08:3208:353M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22642SHM TVC EXPRESS09:0209:053TU,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22644PNBE ERS EXPRESS09:0209:053TH,F2A,3A,SL,GN
76847VRI SA DMU09:05Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
22638WEST COAST EXP09:1209:153M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22852SRC VIVEK EXP09:2709:303SA2A,3A,SL,GN
16353KCG NCJ EXP09:3509:405W2A,3A,SL,GN
12508GHY TVC EXPRESS09:5009:555TH2A,3A,SL,2S,GN
12516SCL TVC EXPRESS09:5009:555TU2A,3A,SL,2S,GN
06335GHY KCVL SPECIAL09:5009:555W3A,SL,GN
56103MTDM SA PASS09:55Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
12677ERNAKULAM EXP10:0210:053M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
56106KRR SA PASS10:45Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
12675KOVAI EXPRESS11:0711:103M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
66019AJJ SA MEMU11:15Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SUUNRESERVED
11014LOKMANYA TT EXP11:2011:255M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
16734RAMESWARAM EXP11:2511:305TU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12243SHATABDI EXP11:2811:302M,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,CC
16688NAVYUG EXPRESS11:4011:455TH2A,3A,SL,GN
12969CBE JAIPUR EXP11:4211:453F1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
15905DBRG VIVEK EXP12:0712:103TH2A,3A,SL,GN
56514SBC KIK FAST PASS12:5513:005M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
66602CBE SA MEMU13:00Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
56513KIK SBC FAST PASS13:2013:255M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
76833TPJ SA DMU13:20Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
22815BSP ERS S F EXP14:1514:205M2A,3A,SL,GN
22619BSP TEN EXPRESS14:1714:203TU2A,3A,SL,GN
12970JP CBE SUP EXP14:4514:505TU1A,2A,3A,SL
13352DHANBAD EXPRESS14:5014:555M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
07115HYB KCVL SPL15:2515:305SA2A,3A,SL,GN
16360PNBE ERS EXPRES15:2515:305TU2A,3A,SL,GN
16331TRIVANDRAM EXP15:2715:303M2A,3A,SL,GN
16339NAGARCOIL EXP15:2715:303W,TH,F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12678BANGALORE EXP15:3215:353M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22816ERS BILASPUR EXP15:5716:003W2A,3A,SL,GN
22620TEN BILASPUR EX16:1216:153SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16332MUMBAI EXPRESS16:1216:153SA2A,3A,SL,GN
16340MUMBAI EXPRESS16:3516:405M,TU,W,F2A,3A,SL,GN
76849VRI SA DMU16:50Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
22637WEST COAST EXP17:0217:053M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12244SHATABDI EXP17:2217:253M,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,CC
12647KONGU EXPRESS17:3217:353SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12676KOVAI EXP17:4217:453M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22665SBC CBE UDAY EXP17:5017:555TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC
56846ED JTJ PASS17:5518:005M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
56111JTJ ED PASS18:0018:055M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
12522RAPTISAGAR EXP18:0218:053F2A,3A,SL,GN
12512RAPTISAGAR EXP18:1218:153TU,W,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22646AHILYANAGARI EX18:1218:153SA2A,3A,SL,GN
22648KORBA EXPRESS18:1218:153M,TH2A,3A,SL,GN
16354KACHEGUDA EXP18:5519:005TU2A,3A,SL,GN
12679COIMBATORE EXP19:1719:203M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22615TPTY CBE EXP19:2719:303M,W,TH,SACC,2S,GN
17229SABARI EXPRESS19:2719:303M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
02194JBP TEN SUP SPL19:3019:4515TH2A,3A,SL,GN
15906VIVEK EXPRESS19:3519:405SA2A,3A,SL,GN
12697TRIVANDRUM EXP19:3719:403SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12777KOCHUVELI EXP19:3719:403W2A,3A,SL,GN
22677KOCHUVELI ACEXP19:3719:403TH1A,2A,3A
17616KACHEGUDA EXP19:5219:553SU2A,3A,SL,GN
56101CHENNAI EXPRESS20:0021:000M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUSL,GN
56101CHENNAI EXPRESS20:0020:055M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUSL,GN
56101MTDM ED PASS20:0021:000M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUSL,GN
56101MTDM ED PASS20:0020:055M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUSL,GN
12695TRIVANDRUM EXP20:0220:053M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
07116HYDERABAD EXP20:3020:355M2A,3A,SL,GN
22207SUPER AC EXP20:4220:453TU,F1A,2A,3A
16382CAPE MUMBAI EXP20:5721:003M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16381KANYAKUMARI EXP21:0721:103M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16315KOCHUVELI EXP21:2221:253M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
56242YPR SA PASS21:40Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
12685MANGALORE EXP21:4221:453M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
56108KRR SA PASS21:50Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
22650YERCAUD EXP21:5722:003M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
16855MANGALORE EXP22:0022:1010TH2A,3A,SL,GN
12644SWARNA JAYANTI22:0722:103F2A,3A,SL,GN
12646ERS MILLENUM EX22:0722:103TU2A,3A,SL,GN
22851MAQ VIVEK EXP22:0722:103TH2A,3A,SL,GN
17235NAGERCOIL EXP22:1522:205M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
19568VIVEK EXPRESS22:2022:255TH2A,3A,SL,GN
11022CHALUKYA EXP22:2722:303M,TH,F2A,3A,SL,GN
16613COIMBATORE EXP22:3222:353SU2A,3A,SL,GN
16320KCVL HUMSAFAR22:3822:402F,SU3A
22652PGT MAS EXPRESS22:4022:455M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,2S,GN
12625KERALA EXPRESS22:5222:553M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
17615KCG MDU EXP22:5723:003SA2A,3A,SL,GN
12684ERNAKULAM SF EXP23:0723:103TU,TH2A,3A,SL,GN
22608ERNAKULAM SF EXP23:0723:103M2A,3A,SL,GN
22877HWH ERS ANTYODAYA EXP23:0723:103SAUNRESERVED
12683ERS BAND SF EXP23:1223:153M,W2A,3A,SL,GN
12778HUBLI EXP23:1223:153TH2A,3A,SL,GN
22607ERS BAND SF EXP23:1223:153SU2A,3A,SL,GN
17606KCG MAQ EXP23:1723:203TU,F2A,3A,SL,GN
12672NILAGIRI EXP23:2223:253M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
22678KCVL YPR AC EXP23:3223:353F1A,2A,3A
16232MAILADUTURAI EXP23:4223:453M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,CC,SL,GN
12689NAGERCOIL EXP23:5023:555F1A,3A,SL,GN
TrainTrain NameArrDepHaltDaysClasses
Departure
56102SA MTDM PASSSrc17:00--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
56105SA KRR PASSSrc06:05--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
56107SA KRR PASSSrc17:30--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
56241SA YPR PASSSrc05:20--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
66020SA AJJ MEMUSrc15:30--M,TU,W,TH,F,SUUNRESERVED
66603SA CBE MEMUSrc13:40--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
76834SA TPJ DMUSrc13:30--M,TU,W,TH,F,SAUNRESERVED
76848SA VRI DMUSrc18:40--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
76850SA VRI DMUSrc09:50--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
22154SA CHENNAI EXPSourcee21:20--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN



RECENT NEWS

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No.149/2020-21 17-06-2020
Chennai
EXTENSION OF PARCEL TRAINS



The following Daily Parcel Cargo Express Special Trains notified upto 15th June 2020 are now extended upto 30thJune 2020 with change in timings and revised frequency from Daily to Tri – Weekly o­n and from 16th June 2020 :-

·Train No.00657 Chennai Egmore – Thiruvananthapuram Daily Parcel Cargo Express Special Train (7 services) will run o­n MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS and FRIDAY till 30th June 2020.

·Train No.00658 Thiruvananthapuram - Chennai Egmore Daily Parcel Cargo Express Special Train (7 services) will run o­n TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS till 30th June 2020

With a Composition of 2 High Value Capacity Parcel Vans and 1 Luggage cum Brake Van, The timings of Train Nos.00657/00658 TRI WEEKLY Chennai Egmore – Thiruvananthapuram – Chennai Egmore Parcel Cargo Express Special Trains will be as follows:-

Train No.00657 Chennai Egmore - Trivandrum Parcel Cargo Express Special Train (Tri Weekly o­n Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)

Chennai Egmore (Dep 05.00 hrs) Villupuram (Arr 07.50 hrs / Dep 08.00 hrs) Vriddhachalam ( Arr 08.50 hrs / Dep 08.55 hrs) Ariyalur (Arr 09.45 hrs /Dep 09.50 hrs) Tiruchchirappalli (Arr 10.50 hrs /Dep 11.00 hrs) Dindigul (Arr 12.30 hrs / Dep 12.35 hrs) Madurai (Arr 13.40 hrs /Dep 13.50 hrs) Virudhunagar (Arr 14.40 hrs / Dep 14.45 hrs) Tirunelveli (Arr 17.30 hrs /Dep 17.40 hrs) Nagercoil (Arr 19.00 hrs / Dep 19.30 hrs) and reach Trivandrum at 21.00 hrs. .

In the return direction:-

Train No.00658 Trivandrum - Chennai Egmore Parcel Cargo Express Special Train (Tri Weekly o­n Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays)

Trivandrum (Dep 05.30 hrs) Nagercoil (Arr 08.00 hrs / Dep 08.30 hrs) Tirunelvei (Arr 09.20 hrs / Dep 09.30 hrs )Virudhunagar(Arr 11.55 hrs / Dep 12.00 hrs) Madurai (Arr 12.50 hrs / Dep 13.00 hrs) Dindigul(Arr 14.00 hrs / Dep 14.05 hrs) Tiruchchirappalli (Arr 15.50 hrs /Dep 16.00 hrs) Ariyalur (Arr 16.55 hrs / Dep 17.00 hrs ) Vriddhachalam (Arr 17.55 hrs /Dep 18.00 hrs) Villupuram (Arr 19.00 hrs / Dep 19.10 hrs) and reach Chennai Egmore at 22.00 hrs

·Train No.00653 Dr MGR Chennai Central - Shoranur Daily Parcel Cargo Express Special Train is extended upto Ernakulam with change in frequency from Daily to TRI – WEEKLY (7 services) o­n MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS and FRIDAYS till 30th June 2020.

·Train No.00654 Shoranur – Dr MGR Chennai Central Daily Parcel Cargo Express Special Train is extended to run from Ernakulam to Dr MGR Chennai Central with Change in frequency from Daily to TRI-Weekly ( 7 services) o­n TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS till 30thJune 2020

Train No.00653 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Ernakulam Parcel Cargo Express Special Train (Tri Weekly o­n Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)

Dr MGR Chennai Central - 08.00 hrs (Dep) Arakkonam (Arr 09.00 hrs / Dep 09.15 hrs) Katpadi (Arr 10.20 hrs /Dep 10.30 hrs) Jolarpettai (Arr 12.00 hrs /Dep 12.10 hrs) Karuppur (Arr 14.30 hrs /Dep 15.00 hrs) Salem (Arr 15.25 hrs / Dep 15.35 hrs)Erode ( Arr 16.50 hrs / Dep 17.00 hrs) Uttukuli (Arr 17.45 hrs / Dep 17.55 hrs) Tiruppur (Arr 18.20 hrs / Dep 18.30 hrs), Coimbatore (Arr 19.30 hrs /Dep 19.40 hrs) Palakkad ( Arr 21.00 hrs / Dep 21.10 hrs) Thrissur (Arr 22.55 hrs /Dep 23.00 hrs) Angamali (Arr 00.00 hrs /Dep 00.05 hrs) Aluva (Arr 00.25 hrs /Dep 00.30 hrs) and arrive Ernakulam at 01.00 hrs

In the return direction:-

Train.No.00654 Ernakulam - Dr MGR Chennai Central Parcel Cargo Express Special Train (Tri-Weekly o­n Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays)

Ernakulam (Dep 02.00 hrs) Aluva (Arr 02.30 hrs /Dep 02.35hrs) Angamali (Arr 02.55 hrs/ Dep 03.00 hrs) Thrissur (Arr 04.00 hrs /Dep 04.05 hrs) Palakkad (Arr 05.50 hrs / Dep 06.00 hrs) Coimbatore (Arr 07.20 hrs /Dep 07.30 hrs) Tiruppur ( Arr 08.30 hrs /Dep 08.40 hrs) Uttukuli (Arr 09.05 hrs / Dep 09.10 hrs) Erode (Arr 09.55 hrs /Dep 10.05 hrs) Salem (Arr 11.20 hrs /Dep 11.30 hrs) Karuppur (Arr 11.55 hrs /Dep 12.25 hrs) Jolarpettai (Arr 14.45 hrs /Dep 14.55 hrs) Katpadi (Arr 16.15 hrs /Dep 16.25 hrs) Arakkonam (Arr 17.40 hrs /Dep 17.50 hrs) and arrive Dr MGRChennai Central at 19.05 hrs




(B.Guganesan)
Chief Public Relations Officer




2
No.136/2020-2108-06-2020
Chennai
Southern Railway observes World Environment Day


Southern Railway has always been proactive o­n environment related issues.  This year world environment day is being observed with theme “Biodiversity”, a call for action to combat the accelerating loss of various species.  Southern Railway has been taking concerted efforts to preserve biodiversity through a series of eco-friendly measures. Among others, progressive induction of bio-toilets in coaches ensuring zero discharge o­n tracks and proliferation of solar panels at railway stations and service buildings and provision of LED illumination deserves special mention.
This year, in view of precautions to be taken for prevention of Covid-19, care was taken to ensure minimum participation, maintain social distancing and wearing of mask. Plantation drives were organized following all laid down protocols and with proper social distancing norms across all the six divisions. In Chennai Division, Shri P. Mahesh, Divisional Railway Manager, Chennai conducted a video conference in which Sr Divisional Environment and Housekeeping Manager made a power point presentation about the importance of Environment Day and the programme deliberated and discussed about Water conservation measures through Recycling plants.
In Salem Division, e-pledge was taken by the officials.  Saplings were planted at Salem, Karur and Erode railway stations.
In Tiruchchirappalli Division, mass tree plantation drives were organized at Railway Institute, Golden Rock Workshop and at Thanjavur station.  An awareness programme was also conducted at Tiruchchirappalli railway station.
In Palakkad Division, a Rain water harvesting facility for Railway Hospital, Palakkad was inaugurated by Shri Pratap Singh Shami, Divisional Railway Manager, Palakkad.  A video clipping highlighting the eco-friendly initiatives of the division was released by Sr Divisional Mechanical Engineer, Palakkad.
In Thiruvananthapuram Division, tree plantations were widely organized at Alwaye, Thrissur, Alleppey, Nagercoil, Ernakulam , Chalakkudi and Mavelikkara railway stations.
In Madurai Division, besides tree plantation drives at Divisional headquarters and Pudukottai, drawing competition was also held for staff. 
Southern Railway Central District’s Scouts and Guides also enthusiastically participated in tree plantation drives at railway colonies in Katpadi and Arakkonam.  A host of competitions such as poster designing and slogan writing contests o­n environment protection topics were also conducted at various stations duly adhering to safety protocols of social distancing.
Southern Railway appeals to rail users and general public to actively contribute in eco-friendly activities by helping in keeping the station premises and trains clean.







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