ANAKAPALLE: The elected representatives of Anakapalle Lok Sabha segment have explained the Vijayawada Divisional Railway Manager about the basic daily needs of railway passengers, their demands and other developmental works to be taken up in the railway division. Except for a small area, the entire railway route after Duvvada comes under the South Central Railway, with Vijayawada as the divisional headquarters, and the railway commuters travelling between Duvvada and Tuni have many complaints.
For the first time, Anakapalle MP Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao arranged an interactive session with rail users, passenger associations and MLAs in his segment here Wednesday, presided over by the MP himself, in which Vijayawada DRM Pradeep Kumar took part. HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao stressed the need for addressing the demands of passengers in the region. All trains should halt at Duvvada, Simhachalam, Pendurthi, Anakapalle and Tuni stations. Further, a place should be allotted in the stations for opening Anna Canteens, he suggested.