Tamilnadu E Pass For Railway Passengers
Guidelines for Rail Passengers traveling in Special trains run in the State of Tamil Nadu effective from June 1
Southern Railway has notified that the following special trains would be run within the State of Tamil Nadu from 1st of June, 2020.
1. T. No. 02083/02084 Coimbatore- Mayiladuturai – Coimbatore Janshatabdi special (Except Tuesdays)
2. T. No. 02636/02635 Madurai – Villupuram –Madurai Intercity Superfast special (daily)
3. T. No. 02627/02628 Tiruchchirappalli- Nagercoil – Tiruchchirappalli Superfast special (daily)
4. T. No. 02680/02679 Coimbatore- Katpadi- Coimbatore Intercity Superfast special (daily)
Besides, Dr MGR Chennai Central – New Delhi Rajdhani Express Special train services(Bi-weekly) will continue to be operated.
Tamil Nadu Government has announced a set of protocols and guidelines for movement , testing and quarantine of persons from other States to Tamil Nadu as well as for the movement of persons within the state. Accordingly the Government of Tamil Nadu has classified the state into 8 zones as under
|No. of Districts
|Name of the District
|Coimbatore, Nilgiris,Erode,Tiruppur, Karur, Salem, Namakkal
|Dharmapuri, Vellore, Tirupathur, Ranipet, Krishnagiri
|Villupuram,Tiruvannamalai, Cuddalore, Kallakurichi
|Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Tanjore, Trichy, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Pudukottai
|Dindigul, Madurai, Theni, Virudhunagar, Sivagangai, Ramanathapuram
|Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Tenkasi
|Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Chengallpattu
|Chennai Police Commisinerate limit
Movement of rail passengers within the state of Tamil Nadu
a. For intra or inter district movement of rail passengers within the zone classified by government of Tamilnadu, TN-ePass is not required .
b. For the movement of rail passengers from one zone to another( other than zone 8), it is mandatory that rail passengers register the details online and obtain TNepass by applying on the website https://TNepass.tnega.org
Movement of rail passengers from Chennai ( Zone 8) to other zones
a. It is mandatory for rail passengers to register their details online and obtain TNepass by applying on the website https://TNepass.tnega.org
Movement from other states to Tamilnadu by regular train
It is mandatory for rail passengers to register their details online and obtain TNepass by applying on the website https://TNepass.tnega.org
Hence passengers are requested to apply for TNepass before starting their journey. This is only as per the requirement of Govt. of Tamilnadu.
The details of protocol for testing and quantantine issued by Tamilnadu government is available in the following link:
As per the requirement of State government Passengers are requested to carry the details of PNR number of their ticket, Name, address and phone numbers written/printed on a white paper. These details should be furnished for all the passengers booked under each PNR and handed over to the officials nominated by Railway administration at the time boarding at the originating station.
Source: Southern Railway FB