MEMU

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Mainline Electric Multiple Unit
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A MEMU Train at Kollam Railway Station
Ernakulam-Quilon MEMU at Kottayam.jpg
Overview
Owner Indian Railways
Locale India
Transit type Rapid Transit
Technical
Track gauge Indian gauge

The Mainline Electric Multiple Unit or MEMU is a commuter rail system in India operated by the Indian Railway for semi-urban and rural areas.

History[edit]

The first MEMU service in Bilaspur division of S E Railway started on 17-10-1995 in 1995-96 between Raipur-Durg-Bhatapara-Raipur-Bilaspur. First train was inaugurated by V.C.Shukla, the senior leader of Indian national congress.


First 20 coutches memu run between Surat to virar 69140. which first day delay from surat by approx 3 hours.

Technology[edit]

The system uses Mainline Electrical Multiple Units[1][2] (MEMU) operating on Alternating Current (AC) drawn from over-head cables through the catenary system..

Design[edit]

MEMU trains are designed for semi-urban and rural areas, unlike EMU (electric multiple unit) trains that are designed for urban and semi-urban areas. MEMU trains also have end vestibules (gangway connections) not found on EMU trains. Also, unlike EMU, MEMU trains have lavatories.

Coach 12 coaches Sequence[edit]

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Coach 20 coaches Sequence[edit]

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List of MEMU Trains[edit]

A MEMU train travelling on the bridge across Damodar River in West Bengal.

Ministry of Railways has decided to replace the passenger services of 4 pairs of trains into MEMU rakes w.e.f 10thOctober, 2017, the status & train number of following trains will be changed from PASSENGER to MEMU with rake of 20 coaches w.e.f 10thOctober, 2017, the train timings and the halts will be same as earlier, whereas the composition will be changed to Second class o­nly.[1]

Existing Train No. Revised Train No. Date of Implementation
59048 Surat- Virar Passenger 69140 Surat- Virar MEMU

First day Delay reason read more..

10.10.2017
59009 Virar-Bharuch Passenger 69149 Virar-Bharuch MEMU 11.10.2017
59010 Bharuch-Virar Passenger 69150 Bharuch-Virar MEMU 11.10.2017
59043 Virar-Dahanu Road Passenger 69173Virar-Dahanu Road MEMU 11.10.2017
59044 Dahanu Road-Virar Passenger 69174Dahanu Road-Virar MEMU 12.10.2017
59047 Virar-Surat Passenger 69139 Virar-Surat MEMU 12.10.2017
59031 Surat-Bharuch Passenger 69171 Surat-Bharuch MEMU 12.10.2017
59032 Bharuch-Surat Passenger 69172 Bharuch-Surat MEMU 13.10.2017
  • Kollam - Kanyakumari MEMU[3][4]
  • Kollam - Ernakulam - MEMU (via Kottayam).[5] * ALLAHABAD to KANPUR -MEMU
  • Kollam - Ernakulam - MEMU (via Alappuzha)[6]
  • Palakkad Junction - Ernakulam - MEMU
  • Palakkad Town - Erode MEMU[2][7][8]
  • Palakkad Town - Coimbatore MEMU
  • Shoranur - Coimbatore MEMU
  • Varanasi- Patna MEMU
  • Vijayawada- Ongole MEMU
  • Hyderabad - Warangal Memu (67264 & 67266)
  • Andal- Sainthia MEMU
  • Kazipet-vijayawada
  • Warangal - Hyderabad Memu (67265 & 67267)
  • SURAT - VIRAR MEMU (SURAT - SANJAN (69142) & SANJAN - VIRAR (69144))
  • VIRAR - SURAT MEMU (VIRAR - SANJAN (69143) & SANJAN - SURAT (69141))
  • Surat - Nandurbar (69169)
  • Nandurbar - Surat (69170)
  • VADODARA - UMBARGAM MEMU (VADODARA - SURAT (69112) SURAT -VALSAD (69152) VALSAL - UMBARGAM (69154))
  • UMBARGAM - VADODARA MEMU (UMBARGAM - VALSAL (69153) VALSAD - SURAT (69151) SURAT - VADODARA (69111))
  • SURAT - AHMEDABAD MEMU (SURAT - VADODARA (69109) VADODARA - AHMEDABAD (69107))
  • Aligarh - Delhi MEMU (64151)
  • AHMEDABAD - SURAT MEMU (AHMEDABAD - VADODARA (69108) VADODARA - SURAT (69110))
  • Ahmedabad Anand MEMU(69106)
  • Ahmedabad Anand MEMU (69116)
  • Gandhinagar-Anand MEMU (69192)
  • Anand-Dahod MEMU (69189)
  • Ahmedabad Anand MEMU (69128)
  • DADAR - DAHANU MEMU
  • Chennai - Tirupati MEMU
  • Falaknuma - Bhongir MEMU
  • Falaknuma - Jangaon ME
  • Sealdah- Ranaghat MEMU
  • Sealdah- Behrampur court MEMU
  • Ranaghat- Lalgola MEMU
  • Ranaghat- Murshidabad MEMU
  • Kanpur- Lucknow MEMU
  • Ghaziabad - New Delhi MEMU
  • Kanpur-Etawah-Tundla-Agra cantt MEMU
  • Agra cantt - Bayana Jn. MEMU
  • Gaya - Patna Passenger MEMU
  • Gaya - Bhagalpur Passenger MEMU
  • Ambikapur - Anuppur MEMU[9]
  • Bilaspur - Katni MEMU[10]
  • Raipur - Durg MEMU[11]
  • Raipur - Dongargarh MEMU[12]
  • Bilaspur - Raipur MEMU[13]
  • Korba - Raipur MEMU[14]
  • Durg - Gondia MEMU[15]
  • Bilaspur - Gevra Road MEMU[16]
  • Bilaspur - Raigarh MEMU[17]
  • Raipur - Gevra Road MEMU[18]
  • Asansol - Bardhaman MEMU
  • Bokaro Steel City - Asansol - Bardhaman MEMU
  • Asansol - Gaya MEMU
  • Purulia - Asansol MEMU
  • Balasore - Kharakpur MEMU
  • Visakhapatam - Rajahmundry MEMU
  • Jhargram - Santragachi jn MEMU
  • Tatanagar - Santragachi jn MEMU
  • Ghatsila - Howrah jn MEMU
  • Jaleshwar - Howrah jn MEMU
  • Midnapur - Jhargram MEMU
  • Belda - Howrah jn MEMU
  • [19][20]
  • Chennai - Nellore MEMU
  • Chennai - Avadi MEMU - 66000
  • Moradabad (MB)-Anand vihar terminal(ANVT) MEMU[21]
  • Bhopal - Bina MEMU - 61631
  • Barabanki Lucknow MEMU
  • Tata Nagar Asansol MEMU
  • Marikuppam - Baiyappanahalli MEMU 66533
  • Indore - bhopal MEMU.
  • Howrah - Ghatsila MEMU
  • Palwal-Hazrat Nizamuddin MEMU

63284*patna barauni(Via hajipur)

  • Whitefield - Byappanahalli MEMU

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SCR starts 2 Memu trains". Times of India. July 20, 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Express News Service (December 9, 2011). "Corporation adamant on saving MEMU dream". CNN-IBM. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Kollam-Nagercoil MEMU To Be Flagged Off Tomorrow". yentha.com. Retrieved 2016-03-04. 
  4. ^ "New train services, revised time schedule from today". TNIE. Retrieved 2016-03-04. 
  5. ^ "Kollam-Ekm MEMU from Tomorrow". TNIE. Retrieved 2016-03-04. 
  6. ^ "New Memu services in Ernakulam-Kollam section introduced". Business Standard. Retrieved 2016-03-04. 
  7. ^ "MEMU services figure in timetable". The Hindu. July 1, 2010. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  8. ^ South Central Railway (July 7, 2011). "Introduction Of Memu Passenger On Chennai Central-Nellore & Tirupati-Nellore & Cennai Central-Tirupati Sections" (Press release). Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  9. ^ "08749/Anuppur - Ambikapur MEMU Special". India Rail Info. 
  10. ^ "68747/Bilaspur Katni MEMU MEMU Bilaspur/BSP to Katni/KTE - India Rail Info - A Busy Junction for Travellers & Rail Enthusiasts". India Rail Info. 
  11. ^ "68703/Raipur Durg MEMU". India Rail Info. 
  12. ^ "68705/Raipur Dongargarh MEMU Local". India Rail Info. 
  13. ^ "68719/Bilaspur Raipur MEMU Local". India Rail Info. 
  14. ^ "68745/Korba - Raipur MEMU". India Rail Info. 
  15. ^ "68741/Durg-Gondia MEMU MEMU Durg/DURG to Gondia/G - India Rail Info - A Busy Junction for Travellers & Rail Enthusiasts". India Rail Info. 
  16. ^ "68734/Bilaspur Gevra Road MEMU". India Rail Info. 
  17. ^ "68738/Bilaspur Raigarh MEMU". India Rail Info. 
  18. ^ "68746/Raipur - Gerva Road MEMU". India Rail Info. 
  19. ^ "67296/Visakhapatnam-Rajahmundry Passenger". India Rail Info. 
  20. ^ "Meagre allocation for projects in Telangana". The New Indian Express. 
  21. ^ http://indiarailinfo.com/train/42972

63261- fatuha to buxar memu

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