Pune – Lonavala rail route completes 45 years of service

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On Saturday, March 11 the Pune Railway Division celebrated the completion of 45 years of local train services on the Pune-Lonavala rail route with a grand program at the EMU Depot in Pune. The program was organized in the presence of Additional Divisional Railway Manager Brijeshkumar Singh and other officials.

During the program, EMU services were started and the anniversary was celebrated with joy and gaiety. Brijesh Kumar Singh worshiped the beautifully decorated local train rack in the depot premises with flowers and other decorations on the occasion. He also addressed the attendees and stated that the Pune Railway Division is always striving to provide good services to the passengers.

It is worth noting that the local train services on the Pune-Lonavala section started on 11 March 1978. At present, local trains cover the distance of 63 km in one hour and twenty minutes, which is a significant improvement from the previous travel time of two and a half hours.

The program was attended by a large number of officers and employees, including senior divisional electrical engineer Tarun Suyal. The celebration was a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Pune Railway Division in providing quality services to the passengers. 

Nividita Kelapure