Sushma Swaraj to inaugurate MEMU train

The city residents would have the facility of drive-in platform at Bhopal railway station on Tuesday. Besides, Bina-Bhopal MEMU (Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit) train will also be inaugurated by Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj.

sushma-swaraj_32Notably, earlier the Union Railway Minister Pawan Bansal was scheduled to inaugurate the new facilities, but due to some important engagements, he could not come. Thus, Sushma Swaraj has been invited to inaugurate both facilities.

Meanwhile, the much awaited Habibgunj-Indore Superfast AC Double Decker will take some more time to get the necessary security clearance before opening for public.

The Bina-Bhopal MEMU train is one of the eight trains that were announced in the railway budget this year. The train will arrive here from Baroda before it is flagged green by Sushma Swaraj in a function that will be chaired by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

DRM Rajiv Choudhary inspected the platform no; 6 at the Bhopal station on Monday to take stock of the preparations for inaugural function.

Sources informed that the Railway Safety Commissioner might take few more days before giving final clearance to the train. The railway is taking additional precautions in the trial after the shed of railway platform at Indore station was hit by the train.

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