All coaches of Palakkad division to have bio-toilets

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Having retrofitted 525 of its coaches with bio-toilets, the Palakkad division of Southern Railway (SR) is all set to introduce bio-toilets on all 552 coaches owned by it by this month-end. The move will help eliminate discharge of human waste along the railway tracks and bring in cleanliness on the railway premises, said Divisional […]

Train passenger drugged, robbed by stranger

Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Kasargod: A Kasargod resident who was on way home town in a train from Mumbai was reportedly drugged and robbed of his cash and valuables by a stranger. The victim Arun of Palakkad has been hospitalised. Arun who had been to Mumbai in search of a job recently was returning hometown after he could not […]

Over 100 dies in Kerala in just one day as flood crisis worsens

Friday, August 17th, 2018
kerala-flood

Thiruvananthapuram: More than 100 people died in rain-related incidents in Kerala in just one day yesterday, sources in the State Disaster Management Authority said, even as defence forces scaled up operations this morning to rescue those stranded in worst-hit areas. The toll for yesterday, initially put at 30, has now been revised to 106, the […]

Train passengers inconvenienced by lack of on-board cleaning facilities

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Even as the department of railways claims to have improved its services on board its trains, it turns out that the existing trains are not adequately managed. Littering in a superfast train on the Palakkad division serves as an example. Passengers travelling in the H Nizamuddin–Trivandrum Superfast Express Train recently had a journey worth […]

Palakkad division commences handling of cargo from CONCOR siding

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Mangaluru: Palakkad division commenced handling of containerised cargo from newly-commissioned Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) siding at Panambur near here from Wednesday. It dispatched 30 loaded containers from the siding to inland container depot of the CONCOR at Whitefield, Bengaluru. CONCOR took the siding used by New Mangalore Port Trust for iron ore handling […]

Yakshagana motifs to adorn city central railway station walls

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Yakshagana motifs could well adorn the walls of Mangaluru Central railway station soon. This 110-year old railway station that once connected this coastal city to Peshawar with the Grand Trunk Express, is already crying for fresh coat of paint and the competition announced by the Railway Board for beautification of railway stations with participation […]

Trains over Palakkad division to be regulated due to engineering works from Oct 19 to Nov 1

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Due to engineering work in various sections over Palakkad division from October 19 to November 1, following train services will be regulated. Due to work in between Pullipuram and Shoranur Junction: Train 16649 Mangaluru Central – Nagercoil Junction Parasuram express will be regulated by 120 minutes; train 16345 Lokmanya Tilak-Thiruvananthapuram Central Nethravati express will […]

Inter-state thief arrested in Palakkad

Monday, September 3rd, 2012
Inter state thief

Kasargod :One Raju alias Tangaraju (59), an inter-state thief wanted in connection with over 50 theft cases have been apprehended by the police in Palakkad. The arrested is from Muriyanavi in Kasargod and was arrested from Chennai from where he originally hailed. He was once earlier  arrested in Udupi in for several thefts, but was […]

Spl police team led by Palakkad DySP formed to check ragging in trains

Monday, July 16th, 2012
trains

Mangalore:  A five member team led by Radhakrishnan, Deputy Superintendent of Police of Palakkad has been formed to  put a check on ragging  cases involving students in trains, particularly in Chervbattur-Mangalore and Mangalore-Kannur trains. It is learnt, the police are contemplating stern action on students found to be accused of ragging their junior students or […]

Palakkad Division holds workshop on Railway Safety Week in city

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Railway-safety

Mangalore: The Palakkad (palghat) Division of Southern Railways, Public safety cell held a workshop on Railway accidents and the public role in safety measures, on Thursday, March 21 in city. It was stated at the meeting that the Palakkad division Cared for passenger safety most,  during southern India rail journeys, and was rendering all possible […]

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