Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (EP)
Mangaluru, Sep 22: MP Nalin Kumar Kateel called on union minister of railways Ashwini Vaishnaw in Delhi and sought the introduction of a new Vande Bharath Express train service between Mangaluru and Goa before the end of October.
The MP said that the minister has promised for Vande Bharath Express train service before the end of October and that he will not agree to the request of Kerala residents to extend Bengaluru – Kannur train till Kochi.
He also has agreed· to provide a passenger train to and fro from Subrahmanya Road to Mangaluru every morning, Kateel added.
The minister has directed to include the part of Dakshina Kannada that is currently in Palakkad division of Southern Railways to be released from the grip of Kerala and to include it under the Mysuru division of the South Western Railways.
The minister has directed officials to avoid unnecessary delays of trains running between Southern Railways and Konkan Railways.