Rail line to Nizamabad inching closer to reality

Rail line to Nizamabad inching closer to reality

A diesel-electric multiple unit (DEMU) train between Peddapalli and Morthad is all set to chug on from December 29, indicating that long-awaited Peddapalli-Karimnagar-Nizamabad railway line is expected to be thrown open for commuter and goods trains in the near future.

The work on the 178-km Peddapalli-Karimnagar-Nizamabad broad gauge line, which is said to be one of the crucial last-mile projects that connect remote areas, launched by then Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao way back in 1993 is an ignored lot with the Railway Ministry allocating meagre funds over the years. With the funds trickling in meagre proportions, the land acquisition has also got delayed. Read More…

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