Chennai Local Train Block Updates

Chennai Local Train Block Updates

Southern Railway will conduct Line Block and Power Block on most of the days in the Chennai Suburban section for the maintenance works of rail racks and other related works under Railway zones. Following are Chennai Local Train Block Updates.

Chennai Local Train Block Updates
Chennai Local Train Block Updates

Updated – 03.04.2021

Line Block : Chennai Central – Gudur : 03.04.2021

Southern Railway announced that as a part of ongoing Engineering works, Line Block/Signal Block is permitted between Elavur – Gummidipundi stations in Chennai Central – Gudur section on 03rd April 2021 from 15:20 hrs to 18:20 hrs (3 Hours). Consequently, the following are the changes in the pattern of Suburban train services.

PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF SUBURBAN TRAIN SERVICES ON 03rd APRIL 2021.

  • Train No. BSP1 – Chennai Beach – Sullurupeta Workmen Special leaving Chennai Beach at 12:40 hrs is partially cancelled between Gummidipundi and Sullurupeta .
  • Train No. MSP11 – Moore Market Complex – Sullurupeta Workmen Special leaving Moore Market Complex at 14:35 hrs is partially cancelled between Gummidipundi and Sullurupeta.
  • Train No. SPM16 – Sullurupeta – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Sullurupeta at 15:10 hrs is partially cancelled between Sullurupeta and Gummidipundi.
  • Train No. SPBV4 – Sullurupeta – Velachery Workmen Special leaving Sullurupeta at 17:15 hrs is partially cancelled between Sullurupeta and Gummidipundi .

Updated – 03.04.2021

Line Block : Chennai Central – Arakkonam : 04.04.2021

Southern Railway announced that according, Priority to passenger safety and Safety of train operations, as a part of ongoing Engineering works, Line Block is permitted at Avadi yard in Chennai Central – Arakkonam section on 4th April 2021 (Sunday) from 10:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs (4 Hours). Consequently, the following are the changes in the pattern of Suburban train services.

WORKMEN SPECIALS TO BE DEALT ON FAST LINE SKIPPING STOPPAGES AT PATTABIRAM AND HINDU COLLEGE ON 4TH APRIL 2021 (SUNDAY)

  • Train No. TAM8 – Tiruttani – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruttani at 08:45 hrs.
  • Train No.TM16 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 10:00 hrs.
  • Train No. AM12 – Arakkonam – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Arakkonam at 09:30 hrs.
  • Train No.TM18 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 10:30 hrs.
  • Train No.AM14 – Arakkonam – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Arakkonam at 10:15 hrs.
  • Train No.TM20 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 11:15 hrs.
  • Train No. TM22 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 11:25 hrs.
  • Train No.AM16 – Arakkonam – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Arakkonam at 11:00 hrs.
  • Train No.TM24 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 11:50 hrs.
  • Train No.TM26 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 12:00 hrs.
  • Train No. TM28 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 12:15 hrs.
  • Train No.TAM10 – Tiruttani – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruttani at 11:40 hrs.
  • Train No.TM30 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 12:55 hrs.
  • Train No.TM32 – Tiruvallur – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Tiruvallur at 13:15 hrs.

Updated – 30.03.2021

Line Block/ Power Block : Chennai Egmore – Villupuram : Upto 03.04.2021

Southern Railway announced that according, Priority to passenger safety and Safety of train operations, as a part of ongoing Engineering works, Line Block/Power Block is permitted between Singaperumal koil – Chengalpattu stations in Chennai Egmore – Villupuram section on 29th, 31st March and 02nd, 3rd April 2021 (4 days) from 11:10 hrs to 13:10 hrs (2 Hours – daily). Consequently, the following are the changes in the pattern of Suburban train services.

PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF SUBURBAN TRAIN SERVICES ON 29TH, 31ST MARCH AND 02ND, 3RD APRIL 2021 (4 days)

  • Train No. BC23 – Chennai Beach – Chengalpattu Workmen Special leaving Chennai Beach at 09:32 hrs is partially cancelled between Singaperumal koil and Chengalpattu.
  • Train No.BC25 – Chennai Beach – Chengalpattu Workmen Special leaving Chennai Beach at 10:08 hrs is partially cancelled between Singaperumal koil and Chengalpattu.
  • Train No. BC27 – Chennai Beach – Chengalpattu Workmen Special leaving Chennai Beach at 10:56 hrs is partially cancelled between Singaperumal koil and Chengalpattu.
  • Train No.CB32 – Chengalpattu – Chennai Beach Workmen Special leaving Chengalpattu at 11:30 hrs is partially cancelled between Chengalpattu and Singaperumal koil.
  • Train No.CB34 – Chengalpattu – Chennai Beach Workmen Special leaving Chengalpattu at 12:20 hrs is partially cancelled between Chengalpattu and Singaperumal koil.
  • Train No.CB36 – Chengalpattu – Chennai Beach Workmen Special leaving Chengalpattu at 13:00 hrs is partially cancelled between Chengalpattu and Singaperumal koil.

SUBURBAN TRAIN SERVICE FULLY CANCELLED ON 29TH, 31ST MARCH AND 02ND, 3RD APRIL 2021 (4 days)

Train No.TLB4 – Tirumalpur – Chennai Beach Workmen Special leaving Tirumalpur at 10:40 hrs is fully cancelled.

  • In lieu of the cancelled Workmen Special, one Passenger Special will be operated from Tirumalpur to Chennai Beach leaving Tirumalpur at 12:10 hrs with stoppages at all intermediate stations.

Updated – 23.03.2021

Chennai Central – Gudur Suburban Section : Line Block / Signal Block : 23.03.2021 – 31.03.2021

Southern Railway announced that Line Block/Signal Block is permitted between ElavurGummidipundi stations in Chennai Central – Gudur section from 23rd March to 31st March 2021 from 14:00 hrs to 18:40 hrs (4 Hours 40 minutes). Consequently, the following are the changes in the pattern of Suburban train services.

PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF SUBURBAN TRAIN SERVICES

  • Train No. BSP1 – Chennai Beach – Sullurupeta Workmen Special leaving Chennai Beach at 12:40 hrs is partially cancelled between Gummidipundi and Sullurupeta on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th and 31st March 2021.
  • Train No.MSP11 – Moore Market Complex – Sullurupeta Workmen Special leaving Moore Market Complex at 14:35 hrs is partially cancelled between Gummidipundi and Sullurupeta on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th and 31st March 2021.
  • Train No.SPM16 – Sullurupeta – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Sullurupeta at 15:10 hrs is partially cancelled between Sullurupeta and Gummidipundi on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th and 31st March 2021.
  • Train No.SPBV4 – Sullurupeta – Velachery Workmen Special leaving Sullurupeta at 17:15 hrs is partially cancelled between Sullurupeta and Gummidipundi on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th and 31st March 2021.
  • Train No.MSP7 – Moore Market Complex – Sullurupeta Workmen Special leaving Moore Market Complex at 12:15 hrs is partially cancelled between Gummidipundi and Sullurupeta on 28th March 2021.
  • Train No.SPM12 – Sullurupeta – Moore Market Complex Workmen Special leaving Sullurupeta at 15:15 hrs is partially cancelled between Sullurupeta and Gummidipundi on 28th March 2021.

Updated – 21.03.2021

Chennai Beach – Chengalpattu : Line Block/Signal Block : Changes In Pattern of Suburban Train Services

Southern Railway announced that according to priority to Passenger Safety and Safety of train operations, as a part of ongoing Engineering works, Line Block/Signal Block is permitted at Tambaram Yard for the commissioning of Electronic Interlocking with Visual Display Unit in connection with 3rd railway line work between Tambaram – Chengalpattu section on 20th March 2021(Saturday) & 21st March 2021 (Sunday).

Due to the commissioning of Electronic Interlocking with Visual Display Unit in connection with 3rd railway line work at Tambaram yard, there will be changes in reception and dispatch of suburban trains. In view of the restrictions and cross movements involved in Tambaram, a separate/modified EMU scheduled for Chennai Beach – Tambaram – Chengalpattu – Kanchipuram – Arakkonam section is prepared and enclosed. This revised schedule of Workmen Specials will be in force on 20th March 2021(Saturday) & 21st March 2021 (Sunday) only.

Updated – 13.03.2021

Line Block/Signal Block : Tambaram – Chengalpattu : 14.03.2021 – 19.03.2021

Southern Railway announced that according to priority to Passenger Safety and Safety of train operations, as a part of ongoing Engineering works, Line Block/Signal Block is permitted at Tambaram Yard for the 3rd railway line work between Tambaram – Chengalpattu section from 14th March 2021 to 19th March 2021 (6 days).

Due to the laying of 3rd railway line at Tambaram yard, there will be changes in reception and dispatch of suburban trains. In view of the restrictions and cross movements involved in Tambaram, a separate/modified EMU scheduled for Chennai Beach – Tambaram – Chengalpattu – Kanchipuram – Arakkonam section is prepared and enclosed in order to provide hassle-free movement of passengers in this section.

This revised schedule of Workmen Specials will be in force from 14.03.2021 (Sunday) to 19.03.2021 (Friday).

Updated – 10.02.2021

Changes in Pattern of Suburban Train Service ~ 12.02.2021

Southern Railway announced the according to priority to Passenger Safety and Safety of train operations, as a part of ongoing Engineering works, Line Block/Power Block is permitted in Chennai Central – Gudur section at Sullurupeta station for Through Rail
Renewal (TTR) work from 23:20 hrs of 11th February to 03:50 hrs of 12th February 2021 (4 hours 30 minutes).

SKIPPING OF STOPPAGE OF WORKMEN SPECIAL

  • Train No. BSP3 – Chennai Beach – Sullurupeta Workmen special leaving Chennai Beach at 21:15 hrs on 11th February 2021 will be dealt as Fast Workmen Special between Gummidipoondi and Sullurupeta skipping stoppages at Elavur, Arambakkam and Tada.

Updated – 06.02.2021

Change in pattern of Suburban Train Services (Sullurupeta – MMC)