General Manager of South Western Railway Kuldeep Chaturvedi conducted an inspection of the Hubli-Vasco da Gama section of the Hubli Division and inaugurated a few new facilities recently.

According to a press release issued by the SWR, Mr. Chaturvedi, accompanied by Divisional Railway Manager Praveen Kumar Mishra and principal heads of the departments of the division, including Commissioner of Railway Safety, Southern Circle, Bangalore, K.J.S. Naidu, inspected the entire section.

At the Dharwad station, Mr. Chaturvedi inaugurated a touch screen facility for passenger information and asked the railway officials to take steps to improve passenger amenities. Railway passengers from Dharwad submitted a memorandum to him demanding extension of Bangalore-Hubli Jan Shatabdi Express to Dharwad and rescheduling of the departure time of the intercity express in Dharwad.

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