hyderabad/ nizamabad: The commissioning of the Peddapalli-Karimnagar-Nizamabad railway line project will herald a new dawn of prosperity said TRS MP K Kavitha. She accompanied the South Central Railway top brass on a tour in Nizamabad as part of the ‘Passenger and Customer facilitation fortnight’ being held all over the Railways. 

She also praised SCR for according priority for the balance work of this project between Armoor and Nizamabad during the current fiscal, to ensure completion of the project. General Manager, SCR  P K Srivastava said that the work between Armoor–Nizamabad new Railway line will be completed in the current fiscal, thereby completing the Peddapalli - Karimnagar - Nizamabad new railway line project in total. 


This shall open up rail connectivity of Nizamabad with the grand trunk Kazipet - New Delhi rail route. The GM also assured to look into other railway development issues in the region.  The general manager interacted with the representatives of Suburban Travellers’ Association and other passengers at the Bolaram Railway Station. He joined the staff in highlighting the ‘Swachh Rail – Swachh Bharat’ mission of SCR. 


Speaking to the media, he expressed confidence that the MMTS Phase-II works till Medchal would be completed on schedule. In fact, Bolaram would be connected on the MMTS network of Hyderabad city in the near future. He later inaugurated Automatic Ticket Vending Machine (ATVM) facility at Bolaram. 


The general manager also informed that the Akkanapet – Medak new Railway Line Project to a length of 17.20 km, estimated to cost Rs 129 crore, will take off soon. He also assured that Akkanapet Station will be developed with several additional facilities at the commencement stage of the project itself.


Several passenger amenities/facilities including ATVM facility,  foundation for development of Nizamabad station viz., second entry, provision of RO water plant, façade improvement to Nizamabad station and provision of lifts on platform numbers 1, 2, 3 are being provided.