South Western Railway Conducts 22nd ZRUCC Meet
South Western Railway:
Today at Hubballi the 22nd meeting of the Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee on South Western Railway was held. Shri Sanjeev Kishore, the General Manager of South Western Railway, presided over the meeting.
The purpose of the meeting was to better represent railway customers and to facilitate communication between the railway administration and users on issues pertaining to the services offered by the railways. Issues and worries relating to passenger comforts, train service, and infrastructure development were thoroughly reviewed in today’s discussion.
All of the members were welcomed by the General Manager of South Western Railway Shri Sanjeev Kishore, who also noted that South Western Railway has excelled on a number of fronts. He emphasized a number of accomplishments, including the rebuilding of various stations, including Belagavi, Hosapete, and Davangere, as well as the launch of the inaugural Vande Bharat Express of South India between Mysuru and MGR Chennai Central by the honorable Prime minister Shri Narendra Modi. According to him, station development is also being done in Yesvantpur and Bengaluru Cantonment. With punctuality of 94.10%, South Western Railways is the fourth most punctual zone in the nation.
Karnataka Bharat Gaurav Express inauguration by Shri Narendra Modi.
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He noted that during festival and holiday seasons, 83 special trains ran and 1798 more coaches were added for the convenience of the customers. He went into additional detail about infrastructure development initiatives and emphasised that SWR is taking every possible step to double, electrify, and add new lines. He stated that 52% of the SWR network has already been electrified.
Members also received a briefing on a variety of topics pertaining to passenger amenities, infrastructure development, and train services such as more stops, increased train frequency, and ROBS/RUBS construction. They praised the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, for launching the inaugural Vande Bharat Express Service in South India.
Shri Shivkumar Udasi, Hon. MP. Haveri, Hon. P.C. Gaddigoudar, Hon. MP. Bagalkot, Hon. Iranna Kadadi, Hon. MP. Rajya Sabha Belagavi, Hon. Nilesh Cabral, Hon. Minister of Public Works, Legislative Affairs, Environment, Law and Judiciary, Govt. of Goa, and 30 participants from Chambers of Commerce, Passenger associations, consumer protection organizations, physically challenged attended the meeting.
Shri Bharat Kumar Jain was appointed
ZRUCC Members who attended the meeting: Shri Deepak Lalge, Hubballi, Shri Krishnamurthy.P, Chitradurga, Shri B.V Gopla Reddy, Bengaluru, Shri Vinay J Javali, Hubballi, Shri KB Lingaraju, Mysuru, Shri Sushil Nowal, Ballart, Shri G K Adappagoudar, Gadag, Shri Sha Rathan Chand, Hosapete, Shri Babulal G. Jain, Ballari, Shri Mahendra H. Singhi, Hubballi, Shri Damodardas R. Rathi, Vijayapura, Shri BS Chandrashekara, Mysuru, Shri Venu Yadav, Vidyaranyapuram Yelahanka, Shri HS Lingaraju, Davangere, Shri Arun Kumar Hudali, Hubballi, Shri Ravindra Kumar L Ganganagar, Bengaluru, Shri Bharat Kumar Jain, + Basavangudi, Bengaluru, Shri M. Babu Rao, Hubballi, Shri Akhilaanand S, Tumakuru, Shri Sudarshan Vishnu Pataskar, Satara, Shri Mahantesh Mamadapur, Badami, Shri Penubala Harshavardhan, Chittor, Shri Deepak Arun Chavan, Solapur.
Shri Chidanand Chalavadi Vijayapura, Shri G. S. Sampath Kumar, Chitradurga, Shri K. Sudhakar Reddy, Dandeli Shri Balachandra H. S, Mysuru, Shri SP Niranjan, Yesvantpur, Shri K V Sidda Raju, Bengaluru North and Shri K.S Jagadeesh, Jayanagar, Bengaluru.
Senior South Western Railway officers, including Shri P. K. Mishra, Additional General Manager, were present at the meeting.
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