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Festival Gift from Southern Railways!!

  The New year, Christmas and Pongal are fast approaching Southern railways have started their special train services to various destinations.  A new train service Chennai Express (06042) from Coimbatore Junction to Chennai Egmore via Salem and Villupuram is on rails every Fridays and Tuesdays. The train arrives to Salem junction by 18:30 Hours and […]

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Salem Division’s earnings increased to 4.17 percent

Salem Railway Division has posted a moderate overall earning of Rs 430.33 crore for the year 2010-11, an increase of 4.17 per cent over the previous year’s performance of Rs. 413.12 crore. The major share of the earnings was from passenger traffic, which amounted to Rs. 282.84 crore, standing at 66 per cent followed by […]

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Salem Railway Division Acheives Positive Growth – DRM

Salem Railway Division has achieved a positive growth during this financial year as against last year, said P.N. Ram, Divisional Railway Manager, Salem Railway Division. Unfurling the National flag here on Wednesday, Mr. Ram said that the overall earnings of the Division stood at Rs. 314 crore, which was 5 per cent higher than the […]

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Police Commemoration Day Celebrated in Salem Railway Division

Railway Protection Force of Salem Division, Southern Railways conducted a parade at office complex of Divisional Railway Manager here on Thursday. This was done in order to mark the Police Commemoration Day. P. N. Ram, Divisional Railway Manager, Salem Division, who took part in the event, recalled the names of the martyrs who laid down […]

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Salem Railway Division Conducts Road Show In Erode

Special Correspondent SALEM: A road show will be conducted by the Safety Department of the Salem Railway Division in association with the Scouts wing of Railway school, Erode, at Town Railway Station on September 26. The road show plans to increase the awareness among the general public on the topic of “Safe crossing of Unmanned […]

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Engine Snag Delays Salem Express

The Chennai–Salem Express suffered a 90-minute detention at Attur station on Thursday after its diesel locomotive developed a snag. Railway officials said the engine failed to start owing to deficiency in “pulling power.” The loco pilot informed officials in Salem Railway Division, who arranged an alternative loco from Vridachalam junction. The train later left at […]

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Independence Day celebrations in Salem Railway Division Office

Saplings planted as part of celebrations in Salem Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan Memorable occasion: Salem Railway Divisional Manager P.N. Ram hoisting the national flag at the Independence Day celebrations in Salem on Sunday. – Independence Day celebrations were held in Salem Railway Division here on Sunday. Its Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) P. N. Ram hoisted […]

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Salem – Namakkal Railway Line by March 2011 : Salem Railway Division

To enhance safety of running trains and meet any emergency situations, the Salem Railway Division has equipped 544 of its loco pilots with new SIM cards for mobile phones so that the base control stations can directly contact them while they are on the running trains. This ‘cockpit to ground’ link would not only improve […]

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Train Engine Damanged Near Salem

The Mangalore bound Chennai express’s onward journey was delayed after a tree got uprooted in strong winds and fell on the engine, damaging it, near Thinnapatti, 35km from here, railway sources said today. The incident happened around 9pm last night. The train driver informed the Salem Railway authorities and a diesel engine was sent to […]

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Chief Minister to visit Salem

Agriculture Minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam on Thursday visited Salem Railway Junction and held a detailed discussion with Divisional Railway Manager (Salem) P. N. Ram and other officials in connection with the proposed visit of Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on August 20. The Chief Minister will attend the inaugural functions of Super Speciality Hospital and other […]

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