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UR/Umdanagar (3 PFs)
ఉందనగర్     उमदानगर

Track: Construction - Diesel-Line Doubling

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 22
Number of Originating Trains: 6
Number of Terminating Trains: 8
Shamshabad, Rangareddy Dist., Hyderabad
State: Telangana
Elevation: 581 m above sea level
Zone: SCR/South Central
Division: Hyderabad Deccan Nampally
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Jul 16 2014 (01:25)  Modified plan for MMTS second phase (www.hindu.com)
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New/Special TrainsMMTC/Hyderabad MMTS  -  

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HYDERABAD: A slightly modified plan for the second phase of Multi-Modal Transit System (MMTS) seeking to connect Patancheru with the city on one side and Ghatkesar on the other, has been accepted by the State Government.
The lines that have been cleared towards strengthening the MMTS services include Secunderabad-Medchal (28 km), Falaknuma-International Airport, Shamshabad (20 km) and Secunderabad-Ghatkesar (19 km).
It has also been decided to revive the 8-km abandoned line between Tellapur, further down Lingampally, and Patancheru. This would mean extension of the MMTS services up to Patancheru.
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It was also decided to strengthen the line between Moulali and Sanathnagar and also the one connecting Kachiguda with Moulali. Apart from MMTS services, these two lines would help in decongestion of the Secunderabad station by allowing diversion of goods trains.
Once the bypass of Kachiguda-Moulali and Sanathnagar-Moulali are strengthened, goods services running from Vijayawada, Delhi and Kolkata to Mumbai will be diverted on these routes and avoid having to enter the Secunderabad yard, says N.V.S.Reddy, MMTS Project Director.
The revival of Tellapur-Patancheru tracks would mean extending the service to one of the busiest city outskirts on tracks that have been lying idle for a long time after the railways abandoned a failed sub-urban service to Patancheru.
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On the Secunderabad-Ghatkesar route, there are two lines at present and the proposal envisages adding a third line for the MMTS service.
This new proposed networking of MMTS would comprise six lines at an estimated cost of Rs. 325 crores. The budget would be split between the State Government and the Railways with the former contributing Rs. 217 crores.
Mr.Reddy said the MMTS trains have started drawing more commuters in the last few months with the number of users going up by almost 1,000 each month. "On an average, about 34,000 commuters are using the service every day," he said. A review of the service was done at a meeting in which the South Central Railways General Manager, D.N.Mathur, also took part on Thursday. The proposal on the second phase which received the approval of the Chief Minister, Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy would now be sent to the Railway Board, Mr.Reddy said.
Jul 16 2014 (01:10)  Stage set for MMTS Phase – II Works to take off very soon (www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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The works o­n the much awaited MMTS ( Multi Modal Transport System) phase -II project in the twin cities will commence very soon in this month itself. The joint venture partners, who have been awarded this prestigious project, have deposited the requisite Performance Guarantee amount with M/s Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) a few days back. With this, decks have been cleared to launch the field works o­n this project.
Shri P.K.Srivastava, General Manager/SCR conducted a high level review meeting at Rail Nilayam today i.e. 14th July, 2014, o­n the progress of the Railway projects taken up by RVNL o­n the Zone. Shri P.Srinivas, Chief Project Manager/RVNL,
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Secunderabad briefed the General Manager o­n the present status of various key Railway works under taken by RVNL.
o­n this occasion, Shri Srivastava emphasized that there shall be no further delay in commencing the work o­n MMTS phase-II as this project is critical in strengthening the Railway infrastructure in twin cities. He also stressed o­n close co-ordination between RVNL and the Divisional/Zonal Railway authorities to ensure the works progress at a brisk pace for their expeditious completion. The progress achieved vis-à-vis the set targets shall be reviewed constantly at the highest levels, he directed the officials involved in this project.
Major works under MMTS phase-II project include -
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Description of work
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Sanathnagar – Moula Ali
22.4
Doubling and Electrification
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Moula Ali – Ghatkesar
12.2
Quadrupling and Electrification
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Moula Ali – Malkajgiri – Sitafalmandi
10
Doubling and Electrification
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Secunderabad – Bolarum
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Electrification and Remodeling of stations.
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Bolarum – Medchal
14
Doubling and Electrification
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Telapur – Patancheru
5.5
Restoration of Track and Electrification
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Airport connectivity
Falaknuma FM)– Umdanagar (UR)- Shamshabad (Rajiv Gandhi International Airport)
20
New line from Umdanagar to Airport and doubling from Falaknuma – Umdanagar with Electrification.

The present estimated cost of this project is Rs.817 crs, out of which 2/3rd of the cost will be borne by the State Government. Except the works in Falaknuma-Umdanagar-Shamshabad (Airport connectivity) stretch, for which tenders are yet to be invited, works in all other corridors are going to be taken up simultaneously under 3 different packages. o­n completion, this project enables running of more number of suburban passenger services, and helps in easing out the current operational constraints being faced in and around Secunderabad Railway Complex.
In addition to MMTS phase-II project, M/s RVNL have been entrusted with several other major Railway infrastructural works o­n SCR such as Doubling and Electrification of Vijayawada – Gudivada/Machlipatnam – Bhimavaram/Narsapur – Nidadavolu, and Tenali – Guntur Sections; and Electrification of Gooty – Dharmavaram and Wadi - Raichur Sections. The General Manager highlighted the need to speed up the execution of these works to enhance the capacity of Railways to meet the demands for more number of train services from the passengers and industry.
Shri Sunil Kumar Agarwal, Additional General Manager and Principal heads of the departments of the Zone were present in this meeting. The Divisional Railway Managers of Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Guntakal Divisions also participated in the deliberations through video conferencing.
Jan 01 2014 (09:16)  RVNL gives green signal to MMTS connectivity to RGIA (epaper.timesofindia.com)
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Jan 01 2014 (9:16AM)
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RVNL gives green signal to MMTS connectivity to RGIA
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Hyderabad: Decks have finally been cleared for rail connectivity to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport as the Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) found the location for a new terminal railway station proposed by GMR authorities on its land feasible.
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works of Multi Modal Transport System (MMTS) totaling Rs 819 crore. RVNL had carried out a feasibility survey a week ago to determine the alignment for the new line with Umdanagar railway station. The rail authorities were concerned about the steep left-bending curve as one approaches the airport and wanted to determine if an MMTS train can negotiate the curve to enter the airport area. “An MMTS train can negotiate an eight degree curve easily but the curve near the approach road of the airport is steeper. We were earlier not sure if the proposed location of the railway station could be aligned with the existing Kurnool railway line owing to the sharp bend,” a railway official said, adding that the survey has ruled out such concerns by establishing alignment feasibility.
Officials said that around 20 to 30 acres would be required for the terminal railway station on the airport land. The proposed location of the station is between the Haj Terminal and the compound wall close to the national highway on the western side of the airport terminal.
The 6.5-km new line from Umdanagar to airport is expected to come up at a cost of Rs 50 crore. RVNL plans to lay the new line from Umdanagar to the airport, parallel to the existing Kurnool line but the new line will branch away towards the airport at the start of the approach road.
When contacted, RVNL chief project manager, P Sreenivas said that they will hold a joint meeting with GMR and the state government to finalize execution plan.
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