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Three pairs of trains to have MEMU coaches in Karnataka  

Three pairs of trains running with conventional coaches will be converted into eight-car Main Line Electrical Multiple Units (MEMU) services from July 25.

Published: 22nd July 2018 02:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2018 02:59 AM   |  A+A-

MEMU train service between Bengaluru and Ramagara was inaugurated at City Railway Station on Monday | jithendra m

MEMU train service between Bengaluru and Ramagara was inaugurated at City Railway Station on Monday | jithendra m

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Three pairs of trains running with conventional coaches will be converted into eight-car Main Line Electrical Multiple Units (MEMU) services from July 25.

The train numbers too have been revised.

According to an official release, Marikuppam - KSR Bengaluru - Marikuppam Passenger (train 56509/56510) will be converted into MEMU with the new train numbers 66545/66546. Bangarpet-Marikuppam-Bangarpet Passenger (train 56505/56506) will be converted to MEMU 66547/66548. Similarly, Jolarpettai - KSR Bengaluru - Jolarpettai Express (16519/16520) will run as Jolarpettai - KSR Bengaluru - Jolarpettai Express (16519/16520).

The MEMU train, which will run on electricity, will have six motor cars and two trailing cars.

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