STTA demands stoppage of train at Malkajgiri
The Suburban Train Travellers Association STTA demanded stoppage of train at Malkajgiri, at 62nd Divisional Railway Users Consultative Committee DRUCC meeting of Hyderabad division on Thursday at Hyderabad Bhavan under chairmanship of Arun Kumar Jain Divisional Railway Manager
Secunderabad: The Suburban Train Travellers Association (STTA) demanded stoppage of train at Malkajgiri, at 62nd Divisional Railway User’s Consultative Committee (DRUCC) meeting of Hyderabad division on Thursday at Hyderabad Bhavan under chairmanship of Arun Kumar Jain Divisional Railway Manager.
The committee discussed various problems of passengers of Hyderabad division. The Suburban Train Travellers Association Malkajgiri General Secretary and Member DRUCC Noor raised issues like introduction of MMTS trains on Bolarum – Secunderabad- Lingampalli Section, A subway between Malkajgiri- Lalaguda near abandoned Railway Electric Pump House at Anandnagar an alternate to Goutham Nagar gate which is going to be closed , Construction of one more platform on east side adjacent to old booking office to accommodate all coming trains including MMTS trains by this 50% traffic coming by up trains will get down and safely move from station and to avoid old and disabled passengers crossing tracks and going underneath of goods trains and Construction of steps to Uppuguda Booking office on Kacheguda – Kurnool section.
The stoppage of few express trains at Malkajgiri is under active consideration and Railway may take decision soon and implement it to avoid congestion at Kacheguda, Secunderabad and Hyderabad Stations. DRM informed that all steps are being taken to introduce MMTS trains on BOLARUM –Secunderabad section. The first phase MMTS was completed and started its operations on August 9, 2003 .On this occasion of 15thanniversary of MMTS services the suburban train Travellers Association felicitated ArunKumar Jain Divisional Railway Manager Hyderabad division with bouquet and presented shawl l, All divisional officers and DRUCC Members and association members A V Swamy, Noor, Y Sudha and vahida attended.