Sunday lockdown: Solely 343 suburban trains to be run in Chennai | Chennai Information


CHENNAI: Southern Railway will function solely 343 suburban trains, round 50% of the same old providers, in Chennai on Sunday because the Tamil Nadu authorities has introduced a whole lockdown on that day to curb the unfold of Covid-19. There isn’t a change within the schedule of mail/categorical trains.
The frequency of suburban trains shall be as soon as in half-hour throughout peak hours.
There shall be 113 providers on the Chennai Central – Arakkonam part, 60 on the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi part, 36 on the Chennai Seaside – Velachery part and 120 on the Chennai Seaside – Chengalpet part.
Railways may even function EMU specials along with these providers. There shall be two providers on the Avadi – Pattabiram Army Siding ‘E’ Depot part, two providers on the Pattabiram Army Siding ‘E’ Depot – Avadi part, 5 providers on the Pattabiram – Pattabiram Army Siding ‘E’ Depot part and 5 providers on the Pattabiram Army Siding ‘E’ Depot – Pattabiram part.
Railways will shut all of the passenger reservation centres in Chennai division on Sunday. However present reservation counters at railway stations shall be open.


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