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OML/Omalur Junction (2 PFs)
ஓமலூர் சந்திப்பு     ओमलूर जंक्शन

Track: Construction - Electric-Line Doubling

Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 12
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
State Highway 86, Omalur ph.no. 04290-220245
State: Tamil Nadu
Elevation: 277 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern
Division: Salem
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Jul 17 2017 (15:42)  South Western Railway Zone officials pulled up for tardy pace of project works (www.newindianexpress.com)
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Commentary/Human InterestSWR/South Western  -  

News Entry# 308665     
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Jul 17 2017 (15:42)
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Jul 17 2017 (15:42)
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Jul 17 2017 (15:42)
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Jul 17 2017 (15:42)
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Posted by: karbang~  183 news posts
BENGALURU: Top officials of the South Western Railway Zone (SWR) were pulled up by a parliamentary delegation for the slow completion of various projects in the Zone.
The five-member Railway Convention Committee delegation comprised Nana Falgunrao Patole (Bhandra Gondiya), K Ashok Kumar (Krishnagiri), Rahul Ramesh Shewale (Mumbai South), Bhartruhari Mahtab (Cuttack) and Kamalbhan Singh Marabi (Chhattisgarh), informed a top railway official from New Delhi. Mahtab chaired the delegation. SWR officials refused to divulge details stating it was “a confidential and closed door meeting.”
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last week, Ashok Kumar said, “The chairman felt that many railway projects in SWR were getting delayed for long and sought the reasons for it. He instructed officials to implement them faster.” They were also told to have bio-toilets in all the trains within three years (by 2020).
Insisting that passenger amenities across the Zone be improved, the team insisted adequate care be taken to ensure bed sheets, blankets and pillow covers are cleaned well in Ist and IInd AC compartments, he said. “Officials were told to ensure two dustbins in these compartments,” Kumar said.
The MP sought to know why work was yet to begin on an underpass between Hosur and Thally Road. “Work was sanctioned and funds also allocated but there is no sign of any movement on this,” he said.
“Public are forced to wait nearly half-an-hour daily at a level crossing gate between the two stations,” he said.
When asked about it, a top railway official said that the land had to be handed over to it by the Public Works Department in Tamil Nadu. It is because of the delay on their part that the work could not be undertaken. Kumar also called for completion of numerous other projects in his constituency, a portion of which falls under the Bengaluru Railway Division.
“Electrification between Anekal Road and Omalur has been allocated 590 crores, but is not done yet,” he pointed out.
He also said a passenger had to buy a ticket at one end of Royakottai and walk along a foot over bridge to board the train at another end. The platform at Kelamangalam station was very low, causing inconvenience to the passengers.
Aug 22 2016 (07:28)  16 persons Booked (www.thehindu.com)
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Commentary/Human InterestSR/Southern  -  

News Entry# 277792     
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Aug 22 2016 (9:12AM)
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Aug 22 2016 (9:12AM)
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Posted by: rdb*^  130913 news posts
The Railway Protection Force personnel booked 16 persons for various violations in running trains and railway stations recently. A party which conducted surprise check booked five persons for selling eatables in Salem Junction and Omalur railway station without licence, two for foot-board travel; four for parking vehicles in non-parking areas; and the rest for causing nuisance to passengers. All of them were produced in Railway Court, which slapped a fine of Rs. 8,500 on them.
Mar 23 2015 (08:44)  Councillors want old school buildings repaired; advance reservation facility in Omalur (www.thehindu.com)
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Commentary/Human InterestSR/Southern  -  

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Mar 23 2015 (8:45AM)
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Mar 23 2015 (8:45AM)
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Posted by: rdb*^  130913 news posts
In some schools classes are conducted outside the buildings
The District Panchayat councillors demanded that immediate steps be taken to renovate government school buildings which are in poor condition in Aattukaranur and Arurpatti areas.
Speaking at the District Panchayat Council meeting held on Friday, S. Madheswaran, Councillor of ward No. 9, said that the Adidravida Welfare School in Aattukaranur village near Omalur was constructed 40 years ago.
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building is at present in a bad condition and craving for attention.
Due to the poor condition of the building, classes are being conducted under the trees.
He said that the platforms in Omalur Railway Station are without roof, due to which the commuters have to wait under the hot sun.
He also pleaded for advance reservation facility in Omalur railway station. The Panchayat Council should adopt a resolution and forward the same to Salem Railway Division, he said.
S. Sinnasamy, representing Tharamangalam ward, said that the Government Middle School in Kanakkupatti village in Arurpatti panchayat was constructed in 1970.
The building may collapse at any time, he said and demanded demolition of the present premises and construction of a new building immediately.
Marimuthu of Thalaivasal ward said that the about 100 students belonging to tribal community residing in Muttal village in Manivizhunthan have to travel to Kachirapalayam, which is about 50km away and Sathapadi, which is about 40km away for attending schools every day.
He pleaded with the District Panchayat to adopt a resolution favouring setting up of a residential school for tribal students in the village and forward the same for favourable consideration of the district administration.
Latha, secretary of the District Panchayat Council, called upon the member to present a detailed proposal and assured to forward the same to the government.
Some of the Councillors took exception to the absence of officials of various departments at the meeting.
Due to the absence of the officials, the issues raised in the meeting could not be redressed, they said.
Sathish Kumar, president of the District Panchayat Council, presided over the meeting.
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