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MAP/Morappur (3 PFs)
மொரப்பூர்     मोरप्पूर

Track: Double Electric-Line

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 20
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Dharmapuri District
State: Tamil Nadu
Elevation: 401 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern
Division: Salem
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Jul 24 2016 (19:13)  Boy falls under train (www.thehindu.com)
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Jul 24 2016 (7:13PM)
Station Tag: Morappur/MAP added by rdb*^/69261

Jul 24 2016 (7:13PM)
Station Tag: Thiruvarur Junction/TVR added by rdb*^/69261

Posted by: rdb*^  130121 news posts
Mohan Jayasurya (18), hailing from Thingalpayalayam in Rasipuram, fell under a running train at Morappur Railway Station here on Saturday.He, along with his mother Kalaiselvi, was on way to Chennai to attend the medical college admission counselling.When the Salem-Chennai Intercity Express stopped at Morappur station, he got down from the general compartment to meet his friend Kavi Shankar.They couldn’t get into the train when it started moving. Jayasurya missed the footboard and fell under the running train. The passengers pulled the chain and the train came to a halt a few kilometres from the station.
Jun 04 2014 (11:12)  DPJ MP DR.ANBUMANI MEETS RAKESH MISHRA,GM,SR (www.dinamani.com)
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News Entry# 178945   Blog Entry# 1122651     
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Posted by: க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष  33 news posts
தார்.

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க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष   482 blog posts
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Revive Dharmapuri-Morappur Rail Link: Anbumani *NEW INDIAN EXPRESS*
CHENNAI: PMK scion Anbumani Ramadoss met Southern Railway General Manager Rakesh Mishra on Tuesday to set the ball rolling on a plea for the revival of the now-defunct rail link between Morappur and Dharmapuri, and sought his intervention over stoppages of certain trains at Morappur and Bommidi stations. He announced that he would soon meet Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda and Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar about railway projects for Dharmapuri and Tamil Nadu.
Anbumani presented letters to the Southern Railway GM, recalling that a
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rail link had existed between Morappur and Dharmapuri about 60 years ago. “However, this track has been closed since then. Since the railway land is still there for utilisation, there is no hurdles in land acquisition,” read Anbumani’s letter.
He said that both government and private operators ply about 60 buses between Dharmapuri and Chennai every day, and that a large number of people travelled on this route daily.
“Dharmapuri is a fast developing district. It is not connected to Chennai by rail. As per the Railway Board policy, all district head quarters should be connected to the State head quarters,” read his letter, urging action on reviving the Dharmapuri - Morappur rail link.
Anbumani also sought intervention to drop plans to cancel the stoppages of the Tata Alleppey Express at Bommidi Station, and the Sabari Express and Chennai - Mangalore Express at the Morappur Station. He pressed for a stoppage at Morappur and Bommidi stations of the Palani Express, in view of the large number of pilgrims.

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Jun 04 2014 (11:51)
Legendary Boat Mail should be given with WDP4B   1311 blog posts   148 correct pred (61% accurate)
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enna thaar ?

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Jun 04 2014 (12:14)
க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष   482 blog posts
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Newsposts by me have faced some errors after posting. Don't know what has happened.
Jun 04 2014 (10:54)  STOPS AT MORAPPUR AND BOMMIDI ARE BEING CANCELLED (www.dinamalar.com)
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News Entry# 178941     
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Posted by: க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष  33 news posts
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