Rajya Sabha Member T. Subbarami Reddy has taken up the issue of improvements at the Visakhapatnam railway station with the Railway Board officials. He sought among other things installation of four escalators and two lifts at the station on top priority for the benefit of physically challenged, senior citizens and women.

Member (Traffic) A.K. Srivastava, Member (Staff) A.K. Vohra agreed to take up the works immediately. Dr. Reddy also held discussions with the Board Chairman Vinay Mittal on these as well as diversion of trains and introduction of special trains, according to a statement issued here.