A joint inspection of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) and railway authorities is slated to be held on Friday. The VMC revenue officials and railway authorities will finalise the property tax to be levied on railway properties in the city. South Central Railway (SCR) Vijayawada Divisional Railway Manager Pradeep Kumar said that the railway was ready to pay the property tax to the local bodies as per the Supreme Court orders. The property tax need to be mutually agreeable. The railway wanted the VMC to accord it ‘most preferred customer’ status. The VMC was also asked to treat the railway on par with the RTC.