On Monday evening, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla officially inaugurated the new MEMU train service connecting Kota and Sawai Madhopur. The train, identified as 06633, was launched from platform number one. Divisional Railway Manager Manish Tiwari provided details about the train, highlighting that it comprises eight coaches. This newly introduced MEMU train will operate on a regular basis, shuttling between Kota and Sawai Madhopur. The maiden journey, with train number 06621, departed from Kota to Sawai Madhopur at 7:25 pm.
The train arrived at Sawai Madhopur station at 9:40 pm, making scheduled stops at all intermediate stations along the route, including Gudla, Keshoraipatan, Arnetha, Kapren, Ghat Ka Varana, Laban, Lakheri, Indragarh, Amli, Rawanjna Doongar, and Kushtala. In return, the train with number 06622 will depart from Sawai Madhopur at 4:30 am, subsequently reaching Kota at 6:55 am, while making stops at the aforementioned intermediate stations.
What is MEMU Train
In Indian Railways, A MEMU is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train that serves short and medium-distance routes in India, as compared to normal EMU trains that connect urban and suburban areas. The acronym stands for Mainline Electric Multiple Unit.