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74/2023-24 23-04-2024
Southern Railway’s concerted efforts for smooth supply of Economy meals 34 Meal Counters operational near GS Coaches at Various Railway Stations in SR

Indian Railways along with Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is stepping up to serve passengers during the summer season, particularly those in unreserved coaches. A new initiative has been launched to offer hygienic meals and snacks at affordable prices. These meal counters are now operational at over 100 stations and nearly 150 counters in total across IR.To ensure easy access, these meals will be available at counters conveniently located near general second class (GS) coaches o­n platforms.

Southern Railway’s concerted efforts

In line with IR’s initiative, Southern Railway has set up exclusive meal counters at 34 stations across the zone.  The counters are conveniently available near General Second Class (GS) coaches o­n platforms which include 5 stations in Chennai Division, 3 stations in Tiruchchirappalli Division, 4 stations in Salem Division, 2 stations in Madurai Division, 9 and 11 stations in Palakkad and Thiruvananthapuram divisions respectively. The above exercise has commenced in Southern Railway with effect from 17.04.2024

Economy meals at affordable rates

The exclusive counters set up o­n Platforms near GS coaches offer:

ØJanatha Khana (Poori bhaji - 07 Poori – 175 gms & Bhaji – 150 gms.) @Rs 20/-

ØRice Based Economy Meal (Curd/Lemon/Tamarind Rice) – 200 gms @ Rs 20/-

ØSnack Meals (Assortment of South Indian Rice Varieties) – 350 gms @ RS 50/-

ØSealed water glass - 200 ml @ Rs.3/-

This initiative during the summer season offers a significant benefit for passengers, particularly those travelling in General Class coaches. The readily available, affordable meals and snacks ensure travelers can stay comfortable throughout their journeys.


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