Nov. 29, 2018

Minister of State of Railways flagged off a new Buxar-Varanasi MEMU. This train will provide additional end to end connectivity between Buxar and Varanasi.


  • MEMU is an acronym for “Mainline Electric Multiple Unit”.

  • MEMU is the Indian Railways designation of the commuter rail system in India for Trains running short distances in Semi-Urban and Rural areas - usually carry daily commuter traffic.

  • The trains differ from the normal electric multiple units (EMU) that are designed for urban and semi-urban areas.

Source : PIB