The South Central Railway has removed three halts with effect from February 1 for all trains on Guntakal division as they are non-remunerative. These three are among the 31 stations to be closed all over the zone in Secunderabad, Nanded, Guntakal and Hyderabad divisions.
Passenger traffic will be closed at Valivedu Halt on Pulicherla-Damalcheruvu section; Reddipalle on Obuldevaripalle-Pullampet section and Mallappa Gate Halt on Guntakal Jn.-Maddikera section as they have turned unremunerative, according to a release from the South Central Railway.
Temporary closure or permanent?
Permanent, till the localites raise their voice for a halt status..
To compensate for the closure any measure taken by scr?
Railway Stations Temporarily Closed: Indian Railways has taken a crucial decision. South Central Railway has announced the temporary closure of 31 railway stations due to lack of revenue. South Central Railway officials said the measures were being taken due to lack of revenue and congestion within the respective stations. 29 stations will be closed from February 1. Another 2 railway stations will be closed from April 1, officials said on Friday.
However, all these stations are located in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The only station is in the Nanded range of Maharashtra. According to the division, the railway department has decided to close 16 stations in Secunderabad, 3 in Guntakal, 1 in Nanded, 4 in Guntur and 7
Most of them are halt stations
But among them 6 are just new stations which are started 4 years ago