Lingampalli Railway Station to get New Passenger Amenities; RISSTA Mobile App for Security of MMTS Users Launched; General Manager Interacts with MMTS Travellers

MMTS travellers in twin cities will be able to experience a still more enhanced standard of safe travel by MMTS services from today with the launch of “RISSTA” (Railway Interactive Security Solution for Traveller Assistance) meant to provide security to the MMTS Users o­n finger tips. Shri P.K.Srivastava, General Manager, South Central Railway launched the App along with Shri A.Gandhi, Hon’ble MLA, Seri Lingampalli and Shri N.Ramchander Rao, Hon’ble MLC today i.e., 4thJune, 2015 at Lingampalli Railway Station.

The dignitaries also inaugurated Re-Modelled Lingampalli Railway Station Building and launched the work o­n extension of Cover over Platform & Foot over Bridge at Lingampalli Railway Station o­n the occasion, which was organised as a part of the “Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight” Celebrations being held o­n Indian Railways.
Addressing the Media present o­n the occasion, Shri P.K.Srivastava stressed that MMTS train services are of vital importance to meet the transport needs of Hyderabad city. He spoke of all the measures being undertaken to upgrade the standards of MMTS Railway Stations including Passenger Amenities etc. He was categorical in stating that the punctuality standards of MMTS which have been significantly improved will continue to get prime attention. Later, he inspected the Passenger Amenities at Lingampalli Railway Station.
Earlier, Shri P.K.Srivastava travelled by MMTS train from Secunderabad to Lingampalli and interacted with a cross section of MMTS passengers, seeking their opinion and feedback o­n MMTS services. Rail Users joined together to celebrate the completion of 12 years of MMTS services in twin cities by getting a cake cut at the hands of General Manager. Most of the passengers were appreciative of the convenience that the MMTS services are providing and also expressed satisfaction with the passenger amenities and the stress being accorded towards safety of passengers using MMTS services.
Shri A.Gandhi, Hon’ble MLA stated that Lingampalli Railway Station is serving a huge population of around 20 Lakhs and the developments undertaken by SCR is timely and well planned. Shri N. Ramchander Rao, Hon’ble MLC sought that the connectivity of MMTS shall be extended in the future to cover more areas including the Airport.

Shri Ashesh Agarwal, Divisional Railway Manager, Secunderabad Division welcomed the gathering. Shri G Laxminarayan, Chief Commercial Manager, Shri S C Parhi, Chief Security Commissioner, Ms Chandrima Roy, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Operations), Secunderabad Division and Shri M.Umashankar Kumar, Chief Public Relations Officer, SCR were amongst those who accompanied the General Manager.