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New Rajdhani train to Delhi

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A new tri-weekly Rajdhani Express commenced its maiden run between Bangalore City and Hazrat Nizammudin on Friday (March 26). ... from Bangalore City at 8.20 p.m. will reach Hazrat Nizammudin at 5.50 a.m ... run on Fridays, Saturdays and Tuesdays and reach Hazrat Nizammudin on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays ... run via Shri Satya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam, Gooty, Dhone, Kurnool Town, Mahbubnagar, Secunderabad, Kazipet, Nagpur, Bhopal and Jhansi to reach Hazrat Nizammuddin ... leave at 8.50 p.m. and arrive at Bangalore City at 6.40 a.m. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Its good for Bangalore, as Summer vacation has started &  now citizens can travell comfortably to Delhi. It was long pending demand of Karnataka.



Commissioning of Doubling Track between Dharwad Mugad

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SWR has given press notice that on 18.03.2010 will conduct the speed trial on Dharwad to Mugad ( 14 Kms ) on newly laid double line.

Now We have double line laid recently between Hubli to Hebsur 19 Kms towards Gadag & Arsikere and Devanur (14 km). With this Dharwad to Kambargavi ( 20 Kms ) Yesvanthpur to Londa has got further boost on double track slowly. We have double track from Hubli junction upto Hubli South Station ( 6 Kms ) towards Kundagol

Now Hubli-Dharwad twin city can have local trains with DEMU trains running on the double track. Train can run between Dharwad ( from Karnataka University ) upto Gadag or Kundagol with so many station on the way, many educational colleges & major Hospitals.  SWR should  start working on starting local train.

Bangalore Turf Club to stay as lung space


State Govt  has now planned  to retain the Bangaluru Turf Club  ( BTC )  as Lung Space.   govt should come out wth plan of action for BTC similar to Opposite Old Central Jail.

Railway Budget Disappointing for Karnataka

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Rail Budget 2010-11 from the outset looks good for Karnataka, its  good job done by Mamtha & K H Muniyappa as Window Dressing for Karnataka. PPP model is no finalised & will require Cabinet approval, so nothing will come in next 1-2 years on this.


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Indian Railways has come out with INDIAN RAILWAY VISION 2020.  It give clear  vision for railways and whats coming up in the near future.

1. Add 25000 Kms of Lines by 2020 with Govt funding & PPP

2. Increasing  Passanger Train speed from 110-130KMPH to 160-200KMPH

3. Capacity creation thru Doubling and Quadrupling of lines

Modernised Hubli Railway Station & Local Train

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DRM of Hubli Division of SWR Mr Adesh Sharma informed that new Building of Hubli station will be ready by this year end. It will have 6 platforms with sub way connecting all platforms with Escalators. Bus shelter will be made at the entrance of Sub Way. .Cost of this upgradation is Rs 12 Crore.

Demands of Karnataka for the Railway Budget 2010-11

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Following are some of  the Demands / Memorandums submitted  by our Elected Representatives to  Railway  Minister for Karnataka for the Budget 2010-11

Local Train For Twin City Hubli-Dharwad

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As Hubli & Dharwad twin city is developing with lot  of efforts on the following front:
1. High Court Bench at Dharwad
2. S W R Headquarter
3. Karnataka University at Dharwad
4. K I M S Hubli
5. Agricultural University at Dharwad
7. BVB Engineering College, Hubli
8. SDM Medical / Dental / Engineering college at Dharwad

CRS / Local train for Bangalore Vs State Govt & SWR attitude

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This with reference to our Shri K.H. Muniyappa ( Minister of State for Railways  )  blaming State Govt for not starting  Local Trains within Bangalore city.  How is it that he can not speak to CM of Karnataka when CM himself is pursuing so many projects for Rail on cost sharing basis. Our Shri K.H.

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