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Posted: Jul 20 2017 (15:29)
Last Response: Jul 20 2017 (15:45)
Commentary/Human InterestSR/Southern -Jul 20 2017 (05:53) Kerala pitches for Peninsular Rly. Zone headquartered at Ernakulam
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State may lose Mangaluru railway region if demand is met
The State may lose Mangaluru Railway Region, which is now being sought to be brought either under the Konkan Railway or the South Western Railway, as Kerala has made strong bid for formation of a railway zone.
Two major railway stations, Mangaluru Central and Mangaluru Junction of Mangaluru railway region, are now under the Palakkad Division of Southern Railway.
* Most probably, both the Kerala Ministers very well know that new Rly HQ shall not be granted, still they are writing to impress the people of their state/constituency
* It is true that presence of zonal/divisional HQs is always pampered with many new trains, projects, investments. It should be mandatory to have traffic study by reputed agencies/experts and suggest new trains, new rail lines etc.
* The Divisions should directly controlled from Delhi and all the zonal HQs should be scrapped. The demand for zones shall be over. All the...
Pls note no more zones will be formed. For making a zone huge budgetary allocations has to be kept. I agree that there are issues in many zones being favourable to the respective states etc. Thiruvanthapuram Division has some issues with Nagercoil region and all Kerala bound trains are dumped in Mangalore central. Mangalore Central don't have trains towards Hubli, Gulbarga, Bidar etc. There must be realignment in the divisions which will be favourable and i don't think so if some areas are move to Madurai division will make any impact on Thiruvanthapuram Division or by handing over Mangalore area to KR from the current Palghat Division. Pls note no divisions will be winded up by doing this. This notion must be erased. Basically Palghat and Trivanthapuram divisions must have more pit lanes in their areas. Kasargod Station must have pit lanes which is lacking as of now. If politicians...
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