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MP Nalin submits memorandum enlisting railway demands of Mangaluru

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Mangaluru, Aug 3,2017:  Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel   met Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha  and submitted a memorandum enlisting  the several railway demands of Mangaluru.

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The memorandum has stressed the need to resume the services of the Mahalakshmi  Express the service  of which was cancelled  during the gauge conversion in 1995. This, the memorandum recalled was the only train that connected Mangaluru to different parts of North Karnataka including Hubballi, Dharwad and Belagavi.

If the train resumes services then it would benefit thousands  from North Karnataka region who come to Mangaluru seeking jobs, the memorandum said.

The memorandum also demanded extension of the Superfast train 12132/33 operating on the Mangaluru Junction-Mumbai route to the Mangaluru Central and to run the Mangaluru-Ahmedabad special train on a regular basis

The MP has even sought more funds for the overall development of  Mangaluru Railway Station.