6 April 2016

RESTORATION OF LADIES COMPARTMENT IN TRAIN NO.12685/12686 CHENNAI - MANGALORE– CHENNAI EXPRESS

Following a complaint from women commuters between Katpadi and Chennai that they were having difficulty in travelling due to non availability of an exclusive compartment for women in Train No.12685/12686 Chennai – Mangalore – Chennai Express, Shri Ajeet Kumar Saxena, Chief Commercial Manager, Southern Railway has given orders to restore the Ladies compartment with immediate effect.




Following this, o­ne General Second Class Coach is being earmarked exclusively for women in Train No.12685/12686 Chennai – Mangalore – Chennai Express with immediate effect.




The rake(coaches) of Train No.12685/12685 Chennai – Mangalore – Chennai Express was recently changed from the conventional rake to the newly acquired LHB coaches, due to which earmarking of an exclusive portion for women in the General Compartment comprising of 40 seats was withdrawn since the LHB coaches were having a different seating pattern. Now, o­ne General Second Class LHB coach with 100 seats is being exclusively earmarked for Women passengers following requests received from women passengers, for provision of ladies compartment in Train No.12686 Mangalore Central – Chennai Central express.

Following a complaint from women commuters between Katpadi and Chennai that they were having difficulty in travelling due to non availability of an exclusive compartment for women in Train No.12685/12686 Chennai – Mangalore – Chennai Express, Shri Ajeet Kumar Saxena, Chief Commercial Manager, Southern Railway has given orders to restore the Ladies compartment with immediate effect.




Following this, o­ne General Second Class Coach is being earmarked exclusively for women in Train No.12685/12686 Chennai – Mangalore – Chennai Express with immediate effect.




The rake(coaches) of Train No.12685/12685 Chennai – Mangalore – Chennai Express was recently changed from the conventional rake to the newly acquired LHB coaches, due to which earmarking of an exclusive portion for women in the General Compartment comprising of 40 seats was withdrawn since the LHB coaches were having a different seating pattern. Now, o­ne General Second Class LHB coach with 100 seats is being exclusively earmarked for Women passengers following requests received from women passengers, for provision of ladies compartment in Train No.12686 Mangalore Central – Chennai Central express.