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67254/BZA-GNT MEMU departing from MAG Date & Time .- 19th December 2018, 08.46 AM
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MAG/Mangalagiri (4 PFs)
మంగళగిరి     मंगलगिरि

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Station Road, Mangalagiri, Guntur District - 522503
State: Andhra Pradesh

Elevation: 33 m above sea level
Zone: SCR/South Central   Division: Guntur

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Sep 06 2018 (18:43) Increase in frequency of Vijayawada – Lingampalli – Vijayawada Intercity Express from 6 days a Week to Daily (www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Ministry of Railways has approved for increase in frequency of Vijayawada – Lingampalli – Vijayawada Intercity Express increased from 6 days a Week to Daily as detailed below:-
Train No. 12796/12795 Lingampalli – Vijayawada - Lingampalli Intercity Express will be operated daily with effect from 4th November, 2018 from both the stations.
Aug 31 2018 (07:48) An eyeful Kalamkari Art adorns Mangalagiri Railway Station walls (www.railnews.in)
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News Entry# 354316  Blog Entry# 3764748   
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Aug 31 2018 (07:48)
Station Tag: Mangalagiri/MAG added by a2z~/1674352
Stations:  Mangalagiri/MAG  
MANGALAGIRI: Railway stations across the country are a boring and dull sight. Right? Wrong. Travellers alighting at the railway station here would be welcome to a visual treat of Kalamkari art adorning the walls. The ancient and unique style of hand painting has been used to depict popular tales from Mahabharatha, Dasaavathaaram and the fables of Lord Vishnu in fine craftsmanship. This station near the upcoming capital Amaravati, is also in for a major face lift with several new passenger amenities like high level platforms, increased car parking and direct passenger access from the highway, and rest rooms.
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novel initiative is an outcome of a unique partnership between the South Central Railway and the Andhra Pradesh (AP) Tourism and Cultural Department.
“We want to showcase the unique Kalamkari art form which makes a great visual appeal in our railway station at Mangalagiri, a town growing in prominence as a tourist centre and is also witnessing tremendous development after bifurcation of AP,” Divisional Railway Manager, Guntur, V.G. Bhooma said. She appreciated the efforts of AP Tourism Department in roping artistes from different parts of the state.
The station would be given a complete face lift with elevated platforms, parks at the entrance, a ticket vending machine etc. The entire stretch of road leading to the station is being laid with a divider, she added.
Chairman of AP Tourism Jayarami Reddy said that Mangalagiri was the birthplace of Kalamkari art and artists from this region had moved to various parts of the state.
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Director, Tourism, Himanshu Shukla said that the Tourism department had taken up several initiatives to popularize the unique forms of art in AP like reviving the dying art of Kalamkari by painting the walls in common spaces and government buildings.
The department would further work with the Railways in promoting tourism. It is working with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Development Corporation (IRCTC) over proposals to introduce spiritual tourism packages from Amaravati region to Tirupati and Nandyal towns. The SCR, Guntur Division, will also have coaches painted with Kalamkari art in a bid to popularize the ancient art form.

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Aug 30 2018 (07:24) Decorated Mangalagiri railway station inaugurated (www.newindianexpress.com)
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News Entry# 354053  Blog Entry# 3761625   
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Aug 30 2018 (07:24)
Station Tag: Mangalagiri/MAG added by a2z~/1674352
Stations:  Mangalagiri/MAG  
VIJAYAWADA:The Mangalagiri railway station, decorated with Kalamkari art and clay art, was inaugurated on Wednesday as part of tourism promotion by APTDC and Guntur Railway Division.Speaking on the occasion, Bhuma, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Guntur, said, “As the place is famous for Panakala Swamy Temple and Mangalgiri Fabric, we are in the process of expanding the station. In the first phase, we built separate waiting rooms for men and women and the station was upgraded. This initiative of Andhra Pradesh Tourism and Guntur Railway Division will help in the city’s growth.”
The electrification of the railway line from Chennai to Hyderabad will encourage people to visit Mangalagiri. Jayaram Reddy, Chairman of APTDC, said that four stations were selected to be decorated in
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the first phase. Among them, Mangalagiri was prioritised due to its prominence and its proximity to the capital city Amaravati. Ambari Elephant from Kondapalli has also been installed at Gannavaram airport, Vijayawada, as part of beautification works. Visitors passing through these places will notice these things.”
May 04 2018 (20:03) Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager inspects Vijayawada Railway Station - PR No.96 (m.facebook.com)
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Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway inspected Vijayawada Railway Station today i.e., on 04th May, 2018. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav along with Shri R. Dhananjayulu, Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada and other Divisional Officers inspected recently opened Executive Lounge, examined the functioning of ‘Wheel chair lift’ put into service for Divyangjan passengers and ‘Pet bottle crushing machine’ on platform no.1.
Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav participated in the inaugural function of renovated “Divisional Auditorium”. Smt. D. Pushpa, Senior Safaiwala inaugurated the auditorium in the presence of General Manager and Divisional Railway Manager.
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a move towards Digital Innovation to facilitate Train Operations, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav distributed Android based Tabs and personal luggage bags to Loco Pilots of Vijayawada Division. The ‘Tab’ is loaded with all the Manuals, trouble shooting applications for AC & Diesel Locomotives, Working Time-tables of different divisions, e-Rough Journal application and Data-entry Rough Journal application. Operator can easily access all these features by Search. General Manager also released a Booklet on ‘Introduction of Android Based Tabs & Provision of CML (Common Mini Line box) in Locomotives’ at conference hall, DRM Office, Vijayawada. Later, General Manager inspected Staff Canteen and checked the quality of the food supplied to the staff.
PRS Building at Mangalagiri Railway Station inaugurated:
Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav inaugurated new Passenger Reservation System (PRS) Building and Waiting Hall at Mangalagiri Railway Station. He also inaugurated the facility of Skill Development Centre to train the staff of all departments at Nallapadu Railway Station. Smt. V.G.Bhooma, Divisional Railway Manager, Guntur Division accompanied.
Sep 27 2017 (13:35) Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR inspects Vijayawada , Mangalagiri & Guntur Railway Stations (www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Shri Vinod Kuamr Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway conducted inspection of Vijayawada, Mangalagiri and Guntur Railway stations today i.e.,
26th September, 2017. He undertook an intensive check of Vijayawada Railway station covering the entire station premises, platforms, reservation complex and also inspected the Cell Kitchen and checked the cleanliness and quality of food served to passengers. He was accompanied by Shri R. Dhananjayalu, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Vijayawada Division and other Officials of Vijayawada Division.

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the General Manger conducted a window trail inspection along with Ms. V.G.Bhooma, Divisional Railway Manager, Guntur Division from Vijayawada to Guntur section and reviewed the safety aspects of the entire section. The General Manager conducted a detailed inspection of Mangalagiri Railway Station and discussed o­n plans for further development and to provide best possible passenger amenities at the station.

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav conducted a review meeting with all branch heads of the departments in DRM’s Conference hall and discussed o­n maintenance of track, signal failures, LED lighting and Solar Power setup in the stations and office premises. Further, he instructed the officials to address the employee’s grievances o­n priority basis. The General Manager unveils the book Vision 2040 and book o­n Staff Grievance before the meeting. He planted saplings in the Divisional Office premises towards developing a green environment and instructed the officials to give priority in maintaining the cleanliness in the stations and trains. He inspected the Railway Colony in Nallapadu and checked the cleanliness and facilities provided in the staff quarters.

The General Manager inspected the Guntur Railway station and interacted with local representatives and received representations. Shri Venugopal Reddy, Hon’ble MLA, Guntur met the General Manager and discussed the developmental plans in his area. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav interacted with media at Mangalagiri and Guntur Railway stations and briefed about developmental plans and passenger amenities to be provided at these stations.
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