No plan to close Palakkad division: Railways

Kerala government had a day earlier registered a strong protest against the Centre's reported move to shut down the railway division.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 14, 2024 | 8:14 AMUpdatedMay 14, 2024 | 8:14 AM

Palakkad Junction Railway Station. (Indian Railways)

The Railways on Monday rejected media reports about alleged move to close down the Palakkad Division, saying that they were “entirely speculative” and “devoid of factual basis.” State Railway Minister V Abdurahiman had sent a letter to the Union Railway Minister requesting him to withdraw from the decision. The railways said the response from certain prominent individuals exacerbated the situation.

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