In these times of rising inflation, when each commodity becomes dearer and the valet ends up being victimised, the Railways have indirectly come to the rescue of the people living in numerous colonies abutting the many Railway stations that fall en route to Alwal.
Thanks to the reduced train fares, the housewives are all smiles. A comfortable and cheap journey to the Alwal Rythu Bazaar is turning out to be moneysaver for many households. Families residing in many colonies near the railway stations of Safilguda, Cavalry Barracks, R.K. Puram, Lallaguda gate are making use of the opportunity of local trains at regular intervals clubbed with negligible train fares and short travel distance and are travelling to the Alwal Rythu Bazaar to buy the regular needs.
The train services have come handy for the people to explore this new option that is now finding many takers. They cite many reasons for visiting this market from distant places and each is somehow connected to the cheap train fares. “The vegetables are available at a controlled price. And moreover, these are fresh. It helps us save some money,” says Saritha, a housewife.
“The train fare is negligible. If we go to other markets we have to spend on petrol and parking is a herculean task. This is working out to be a convenient mode,” says M. Eshwar, a lecturer at a private college.
A travel fare of Rs. 2 from many destinations like Safilguda, RK Puram and a host of other railway stations to the Alwal railway station is turning up as a crowd-puller for many people opting for the local train services run at regular intervals to visit the Alwal Rythu Bazaar.
Asif Yar Khan
Thanks to low train fares, a comfortable journey to the Alwal Rythu Bazaar is turning out to be money saver for many households