In view of popular demand, Students will be permitted to travel in Chennai Suburban train services effective from 15th February, 2021. Students, both male and female, will be allowed to travel throughout the day including peak hours in Chennai suburban trains.
Students are required to carry valid Photo Identity Card issued by their educational institution and produce the same at ticket booking counters while purchasing tickets or passes. The ID card should also be produced along with ticket/pass during journey for verification by Ticket examiner.
Students are requested to strictly adhere to all the COVID standard safety protocols such as wearing of masks and social distancing.
In view of COVID pandemic situation, Southern Railway has been permitting various categories of passengers in a phased manner in Chennai Suburban services. It may be noted that all women passengers have already been allowed to travel in Chennai Suburban train services throughout the day without time restrictions.