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Blog Entry# 1966607  
Posted: Aug 18 2016 (20:29)

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Last Response: Aug 19 2016 (08:57)
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Aug 18 2016 (10:16)   Apron not a priority: DRM

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Entry# 1966607   News Entry# 277524         Tags   Past Edits
Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) of the Palakkad Division Naresh Lalwani has said that the proposed provision of apron for railway tracks at the Kannur railway station is not a priority now as efforts are on to expedite the introduction of bio-toilets in trains.
Talking to reporters during his visit to the station here on Wednesday to examine the facilities and the ongoing construction works, Mr. Lalwani said that the problem of filth on the tracks would be solved when the bio-toilets are introduced. He also said that the proposal for the fourth platform at the railway station had been taken up with the Railway authorities at the centre for a decision.
DRM said that the works to improve passenger amenities at the Kannur railway station are in progress as scheduled. The amenities and infrastructure of the railway station would be comparable to that of the Kozhikode railway station once the ongoing construction works including the works for the subway connecting the platforms are completed, he said. “One can never be satisfied with passenger amenities which can be improved,” he said adding that infrastructure development is the Railway’s priority. The ongoing works for installation of the escalator would be completed in August-September, while the subway and lift installation works would be finished by December, he said.
Mr. Lalwani also said that the parking area at the eastern entry of the railway station will be improved.

1 posts - Thu Aug 18, 2016

Aug 18 2016 (20:31)
Guest: 2a18f2a1   show all posts
Re# 1966607-2            Tags   Past Edits
Baklol aadmi hai, Washable apron is a must if you want to enhance the life of Tracks and Sleepers.

Aug 18 2016 (20:37)
Warrier is BACK*^~   6075 blog posts   113 correct pred (51% accurate)
Re# 1966607-3            Tags   Past Edits
What he meant was " Washable Apron ke liye abhi paise nahi hai, jyaada demand karoge to jo bhi milne wala hai woh bhi nahi milega"

Aug 18 2016 (20:49)
MCPNBR~   2164 blog posts   101 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 1966607-4            Tags   Past Edits
Earlier news was the amount sanctioned and fiber apron will be installed. With in a week they changed and told bio-toilets are coming so no need of apron.
According to him "everything is in progress as scheduled". He could have been mentioned which year of Aug-Sep also.

Aug 18 2016 (22:22)
Rail Fanning~   2722 blog posts
Re# 1966607-5            Tags   Past Edits
And the irony is just when you think things are about to start, the DRM then gets transferred. A good example is the previous TVC DRM who was quite active and was able ti implement quite a few things. His response on Social media was also good. he also got transferred ion the recent reshuffle of DRM's.
The negligence and slow pace of progress in Malabar continues.

Aug 19 2016 (08:57)
MCPNBR~   2164 blog posts   101 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 1966607-6            Tags   Past Edits
Due to British rule Malabar is in IR map. Otherwise swaha..........

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