Hyderabad, April 22 : South Central Railway General Manager DP Pande inspected the MMTS Railway Section in the twin cities on Monday. He inspected Falaknuma- Secunderabad – Lingampalli MMTS Section and also the Sanathnagar – Moul-Ali – Charlapally section via chord line.
Pande took stock of the present line capacity situation on these routes and discussed with the senior officers on the measures to be taken to enhance the throughput. He monitored the running of the MMTS Services and instructed the officials to speed up the debottlenecking works so as to run optimal number of trains. He also inspected the various amenities provided at MMTS Stations and directed the officials to expedite works related to upgradation of passenger amenities in this Section. He emphasized to launch special drives to maintain cleanliness and to impose penalties as per existing guidelines on the passengers who dump garbage and litter the station premises. He reviewed the security arrangements for the MMTS passengers and directed the officials to strengthen the deployment of security personnel in MMTS trains/stations as required and take stringent action against offenders.
The General Manager was apprised of the MMTS Phase-II expansion Project and its progress by the Chief Project Manager, Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), to who this work has been entrusted. The tenders for MMTS phase-II have been invited on 11-04-2013 by RVNL in 3 separate packages for works worth Rs 365 crore in the MMTS phase-II corridor. The date for opening of the bids is 22-05-2013.
The General Manager was accompanied by Hyderabad Divisional Railway Manager Rakesh Aron, Secunderabad Divisional Railway Manager S K Mishra, Superintendent of Police M Kantha Rao, Chief Project Manager of Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) P Srinivas and other senior officials during the inspection. INN