A CB-CID team led by Superintendent of Police Nagajothi conducted enquiries about the major train heist with the railway staff and police personnel who were on duty for the duration the coach with soiled currencies was stationed in Erode. The SP and three other officials, who had intended to keep their visit confidential reportedly, later left for Salem.
Naresh, a government employee living in Anakapalle, and Achari, a teacher living in Vizianagaram, who commute to the city daily for work, find the lack of local trains a curse for commuters.
“Though there are trains from Anakapalle to Visakhapatnam, they do not match the actual demand. I have to board either 57271 BZA- Rayagada Passenger or 57255 Kakinada - Vizag EMU, which are already packed to capacity with hardly any space to get in,” says Naresh.
Mr. Achari travels from Vizianagaram to Visakhapatnam every day. He boards 78531 Vizianagaram-Visakhapatnam DEMU, which is
Agreed .. MEMU's are badly reqd
Simhachalam Railway Station will be developed into an ‘Adarsh Station’ (model station), according to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
In a letter to former Union Minister D. Purandeswari earlier this month, the Railway Minister noted that on her (Ms. Purandeswari’s) recommendation, Simhachalam was included in the list of 200 Adarsh Stations which he had announced in his budget speech 2015-16.
It is better to develop PDT as Adarsh / Model Station. As AKP-PDT-Anandapuram is now getting converted into NH and 6 Lane. And is also having more number of platforms and lot of vacant land is there and plenty of scope for development.