The city will have two station complexes with Marripalem station being developed as a full-fledged station by 2021, if things fall in place as planned.
As of now, the city has only one major station handling around 52 pairs of trains, including 41 pairs originating and terminating, at the station. Five more weekly trains are bypassed through Duvvada, without touching the city railway station.
“A detailed project report (DPR) has been sent to the Railway Board to develop the Marripalem station into a station complex at a cost of ₹76 crore. It is
Hope they do some arrangement without rake reversal.
As per some info, they dont want to develop much VSKP from now on, One this is trains has to travel distance two times and biggest issue is loco reversal for every trains.
Also for us better to have another terminal station at marripalem as it connects most of city.
Having additional PFs in Visakhapatnam will accommodate more originating trains than to bring bypass trains.
To meet future Suburban services
Yes having additional PF helps for Local trains. They can easily build towards Gnanapuram side. Hope we get locals once zone functions.
Modatadaniki Mogudu ledu .. Kada daaniki Kalyanam ataa ..