Kollam MEMU Shed
Kollam MEMU Shed is a motive power depot facility for maintaining MEMU rakes, situated in the city of Kollam in the Indian state of Kerala. It is one of the four MEMU rake maintenance sheds serving the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Presently, 5 pairs of MEMU services are now running from Kollam Junction. The maintenance works of those rakes are regularly doing in Kollam MEMU shed.
|Location||Kollam Junction railway station, India|
|Operator(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Type||Electric multiple unit|
|Routes served||QLN–ALLP–ERS141.4 km|
|Opened||1 December 2013|
MEMU sheds in Kollam and Palakkad were proposed in 2008's Indian Railway Budget. The first announced MEMU shed for Kerala was in Kollam, but the inauguration of this shed was delayed for more than two years due to clearance issues and negligence of Indian Railways. Palakkad MEMU shed inaugurated on 1 January 2011. The Kollam MEMU shed was formally commissioned on 1 December 2013, five years after its completion. Kollam MEMU Shed is the largest MEMU Shed in Kerala, which is equipped with most modern facilities.
Maintenance of MEMUEdit
|66302||Kollam Junction||Ernakulam Junction (Via Alappuzha)||MON|
|66310||Kollam Junction||Ernakulam Junction (Via Alappuzha)||TUE|
|66308||Kollam Junction||Ernakulam Junction (Via Kottayam)||WED|
|66304||Kollam Junction||Kanyakumari (Via Trivandrum)||FRI|
|66300||Kollam Junction||Ernakulam Junction (Via Kottayam)||SAT|
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