Prepare to hyperlink Theni district with Chennai on the playing cards


Southern Railway has proposed to run a prepare connecting Bodinaickanoor with Chennai, in response to Madurai MP, Su. Venkatesan.

After attending the assembly of Members of Parliament, representing constituencies falling underneath Madurai Railway Division, with Southern Railway Basic Supervisor (in cost) B. G. Mallaya right here on Thursday, he mentioned that the proposal for Prepare No. 20601/20602 thrice weekly has been despatched to the Railway Board for clearance.

The gauge conversion work on your entire Madurai – Bodi stretch is anticipated to be accomplished within the subsequent few months.

Equally, the railway administration has agreed to conduct feasibility examine for setting up a pedestrian subway connecting Madurai railway junction with the renovated Periyar bus stand, he mentioned.

Mr. Venkatesan mentioned that the Southern Railway had additionally proposed stoppage at Oddanchathiram railway station for Madurai-Thiruvananthapuram Amirtha Categorical to assist farmers take their produce to Oddanchathiram wholesale vegetable market.

Demanding that the vacancies in railways must be crammed up with folks of the respective States, Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko wished railway administration to revoke the order shifting recruitment of workers for Madurai Railway Division to Thiruvananthapuram division.

He additionally highlighted flooding of railway subways throughout rain and sought amenities for clearing of water.

The demand for making Koodal Nagar railway station a second terminal for Madurai was confused by the MPs.

Virudhunagar MP B. Manickam Tagore demanded {that a} railway station at Chekkanoorani that existed on the metre gauge Madurai-Bodi line must be restored when gauge conversion work was accomplished.

In addition to early completion of doubling work between Madurai and Tirunelveli, he sought stoppages for all categorical trains at Tirupparankundram and Tirumangalam railway stations, extension of Hyderabad-Chennai Charminar Categorical as much as Kanniyakumari and making Silambu Categorical a day by day service.

Thoothukudi MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi confused implementation of the proposed new railway line alongside the east coast to attach the southern districts with Chennai. She additionally complained of previous and worn-out coaches getting used for trains serving the southern districts and sought their substitute.

Ms. Kanimozhi additionally wished to revive all stoppages that have been withdrawn through the lockdown interval.

‘Sivaganga disregarded’

Sivaganga MP Karthi Chidambaram complained of steady neglect of Sivaganga, Karaikudi and Manamadurai railway stations. He sought trains to Chennai, Rameswaram and Coimbatore to serve the folks of Sivaganga district.

Amongst these current on the assembly have been MPs Su.Thirunavukarasar, Dhanush M. Kumar, S. Gnanathiraviam, P. Raveendhranath and P. Velusamy, senior railway officers and Madurai Divisional Railway Supervisor P. Ananth.


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