T Subbarami Reddy demands rail zone for Visakhapatnam
July 24, 2014 - Hyderabad
The Rajya Sabha member T Subbarami Reddy demanded establishment of the new railway zone with Visakhapatnam as headquarters. He raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha during the discussion on the Railway budget on Wednesday. He said that the establishment of the zone headquarters in Visakhapatnam was important from the point of view of administrative convenience also.
Subbarami Reddy wanted the proposed AP Express from Vijayawada-New Delhi be run from Guntur to New Delhi via Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam and Parvathipuram covering seven districts in Andhra Pradesh.
The Rajya Sabha member sought starting of a Duronto Express from Visakhapatnam to Delhi.