A passenger reservation system counter will be installed at the Valparai post office.
The Southern Railway, in a response to MP for Pollachi, K. Shanmugasundaram, said leasing of BSNL channel connectivity to the facility is ongoing.
In response to another request to include the Minatchipuram – Pollachi – Kinathukadavu railway section to the Madurai Division of the Palakkad Division, Southern Railway stated that the jurisdictions of the railway divisions are marked based on operational convenience and not on the basis of state borders.
The virtual meeting of MPs from parliamentary constituencies under Palakkad Railway Division with the Managing Director of Southern Railway was held recently.
Regarding infrastructure facilities at Pollachi Junction, Southern Railway stated that there is no requirement for a pit line as it is available at Coimbatore Junction and is also planned for Palakkad Junction. The repair and restoration works of the Aliyar River Direct Water Main at Pollachi Junction will be proposed in the next Indian Railways Works Program and once approved, the works will be resumed subject to the availability of the funds, indicates the answer.
Mr Shanmugasundaram’s request to reintroduce the rail services, which were no longer operating after the completion of the broad gauge conversion works on the Podanur – Pollachi – Dindigul section, has been noted, the Southern Railway said.