Salem Division operates Coimbatore - Bengaluru Uday express with Women crew in commemoration of International Womens day

Salem Division, Southern railway  is celebrating a ten day long campaign from 01st March to 10th March, 2020 . Theme of the campaign is #EachforEqual signifying that collectively each one of us can help create a gender equal world and railway is also focussing on #SheInspiresUs highlighting the inspiring stories of women achievers. To empower Women employees, Salem division Southern Railway has taken noteworthy steps like oeprations of Trains by All women crew.

In commemoration of International Women’s Day Celebrations of Salem division, Southern Railway operates Train No. 22666 Coimbatore – KSR Bengaluru UDAY Express on 08.03.2020 with Women Crew of Salem Division, All opeations including Loco Pilot, Guard, Ticket examiners has been handled by Women staff.

The Women Crew has Smt H. Nimmy Locopilot, B. J. Sindhu Assistant Locopilot,  Guard of Train  Ms. S. Mareena, Ticket Checking Staffs Smt Mythili Chief Travelling ticket inspector, Smt P.R.Savithiri Chief Travelling Ticket inspector, Smt Dhanya Travelling ticket examiner, Smt Helen mary Travelling ticket examiner and Smt. R. Nandhini Travelling ticket examiner.

At Salem, Shri A. Annadurai Additional Divisional Railway manager, Salem, Shri E. Harikrishnan Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Salem and Dr. Uma Maheswari Senior Divisional Finance Manager Salem has welcomed the Women Crew at Salem and distributed the sweets and honoured the Women Crew. 


Women Crew of Salem division has received the overwhelmped appreciations from all the Passengers, Rail fans, Press and Media and Railway officials. 
Salem division Southern railway is committed to women care. Every endeavour is made to provide a safer and comfortable ambience for women passengers and femal staff. In tune with the robust policies of Indian railways, Salem division has taken several steps towards women empowerment at workplace and strengthened security measures and facilities for women passengers in railway stations and trains.


  • Salem division is proud in all the 1131 women employees that it has on its rolls.
  • Women facilitations centres set up at Coimbatore Jn, Baby feeding rooms at all major and important station of Salem division for the benefit of lacating mothers. 
  • All women ticket checking crew of Coimbatore- KSR Bengaluru UDAY AC Double decker have received over whelming appreciation from rail passengers for their exemplary work. . 

Further, In commemoration of International Women’s day Celebrations for promoting Gender equality in work place, a host of programmes invoving women staff of all department s being conducted at Division. “ Each for Equal” is the theme of this year’s celebrations. Various activities are being conducted during this period, including health checkups, essay competition, self defense programme, Sports activities etc.,