The location of Chennai Central Railway station and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital makes it critical to ensure free flow of traffic in this part of Poonamallee High Road. Yet things only seem to be getting worse by the day. What could be the way out?
The Madras High Court’s directions for Marina Beach, the progress of Pallikaranai revival, demolition of Elephant Gate Bridge, an award for police states for cleanliness — catch updates on all this and more in this week’s round-up of city news.
Infrastructure deficiencies, regular delays in service and persistent negligence plague the Chennai suburban railways, so critical to mobility for the masses. With six deaths in two days, will the authorities wake up?
17,60,000 passengers travelling daily by the Chennai suburban railway had only nine toilets that they could use across 47 stations, till NGO Satta Panjayathu Iyakkam stepped in. The results hold important lessons for civic problem solving.