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South Central Railway cancels 32 MMTS services today

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Jun 26, 2022, 10:12 am IST
Updated Jun 26, 2022, 1:04 pm IST
Track works as well as technical works have to be done so we cancel some services on Sundays, mostly because on these days, the footfall of commuters is around 10 percent, an official said. —   Representational image/DC
 Track works as well as technical works have to be done so we cancel some services on Sundays, mostly because on these days, the footfall of commuters is around 10 percent, an official said. — Representational image/DC

HYDERABAD: The South Central Railway (SCR) has decided to cancel 32 Multi Modal Transport System (MMTS) services on Sunday.  The 32 cancelled services include Lingampally to Hyderabad (nine services), Hyderabad to Lingampally (nine services), Falaknuma to Lingampally (seven services), Lingampally to Falaknuma (seven services), Secunderabad to Lingampally (one service) and Lingampally to Secunderabad (one service).

During the weekdays, each train commutes more than 1,000passengers per trip. However, on Sundays, several trains are cancelled often. 

A senior official of the SCR said, “The MMTS services have a good number of dedicated patrons. Track works as well as technical works have to be done so we cancel some services on Sundays, mostly because on these days, the footfall of commuters is around 10 percent. We ensure that the majority of commuters do not face any inconvenience.”

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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