Hon’ble Vice President flags off Nellore-Chennai New EXPRESS MEMU service and dedicates new facilities at Chennai Suburban Station. Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India dedicated various Railway facilities and flagged off Train No. 06056 Nellore – Chennai Central EXPRESS MEMU from Nellore Railway station today, the 21st of February, 2019 in the august presence of Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways and Coal. The Vice President also dedicated New Booking Offices at Akkampeta and Tiruvottiyur, new Subway in place of LC No.34 at Gummudipundi and new Foot Over Bridge at Tiruvottiyur through Video Conferencing from Nellore Railway Station.
Tamil Nadu Ministers Shri D.Jayakumar, Hon’ble Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Shri P.Benjamin, Hon’ble Minister for Rural Industries, Shri K. Pandiarajan, Hon’ble Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture graced the occasion at Tiruvottiyur. Hon’ble Members of Parliament Shri T.G. Venkatesh Babu, Dr.P.Venugopal, Shri. A. Navaneethakrishnan and Hon’ble MLAs Shri K.S. Vijaya Kumar and Shri K.P.P. Samy also graced the occasion by their presence. Shri.R.K Kulshrestha, Shri P.K. Mishra, AGM, Principal Heads of Departments and Shri Naveen Gulati, Divisional Railway Manager, Chennai and other Southern Railway Officials participated in Tiruvottiyur Railway Function. Shri R.K.Kulshrestha, General Manager , Southern Railway, in his welcome speech highlighted the performance of Southern Railway.