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May 03 2017 (09:34)   16524/Karwar - KSR Bengaluru Express [via Mysuru]

gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2260534            Tags   Past Edits
Good news for those traveling​ between bengaluru and Mysore and Bengaluru and HUbli as a new train is being introduced for the benefit of traveling public. This train which is immediately after karwar Bangalore express from Mysore should reduce some burden on karwar Bangalore express. The passengers bound for Bangalore from Mysore should avoid boarding​ the sleeper class as this is nuisance for long distance passengers coming from karwar
  
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Apr 09 2017 (07:20)   16502/Yesvantpur - Ahmedabad Weekly Express (PT) | MKL/Makalidurga (1 PFs) | KJM/WDP-4D/40246

LHB for TN Express~   1010 blog posts   183 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 2227874            Tags   Past Edits
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Just awesome...! Awesome Shot!!
16502 Yeshvantpur Ahmedabad Express twists through the Makali Ghats led by a KJM WDP4D | Makalidurga, December 2016
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Apr 09 2017 (11:45)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Wow, what a view of Makalidurga

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Apr 06 2017 (09:58)   16515/Yesvantpur - Karwar Express [via Arsikere]

gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2224315            Tags   Past Edits
There is a good news in today's Bangalore Mirror (BM). This train i.e., Train No:16515 will be named as Kudla Express will run on the newly laid track i.e., via Shravanabelagola. The new number of this train will be 16576 and will initially run for only 3 days of the week as only one rake is available at present. This will be extended to all 7 days when one more rake is allotted. Good news, as there was no morning train on this new route. One more train around 10 or 10.30 in the morning is needed. Instead of keeping the Hassan Yeshvantpur Intercity Superfast idle till evening, they can make one more trip from YPR around 11'O clock which can return to YPR around 5 PM to resume its hourney at 6.30 in the evening.

  
Apr 06 2017 (15:10)
Foamer~   1834 blog posts
Re# 2224315-1            Tags   Past Edits
This train 16515 will remain as it is for now, via ASK. Kudla Express is a different train.

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Apr 07 2017 (12:06)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Oh,I see. I thought the same triweekly train is diverted on new route. What will be the days of service. Probably it will be on those days when T.No:16515 is not running. Or both will run on the same day in two different routes?

  
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Apr 07 2017 (12:11)
KR   460 blog posts   116 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2224315-6            Tags   Past Edits
Yes ... 16575/76 will run on alternate days from 16515/16. 3 days via ASK to MAJN, & remaining 3 days via SBGA.

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Apr 07 2017 (12:20)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Thanks for the information. A good decision by the railways. But in the news paper, the date of commencement is not given. Any idea when it is likely to be introduced?. I think it will have new Deen Dayalu coaches as all new trains now a days is provided with Deen Dayalu coaches. We have to wait and see.

  
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Apr 07 2017 (12:22)
KR   460 blog posts   116 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2224315-9            Tags   Past Edits
Don't know about coaches, but date is mostly 9th, this Sunday , Inagural run from Mangaluru Jn.

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Apr 02 2017 (06:04)   22680/Hassan - Yesvantpur Intercity Express | HAS/Hassan Junction (3 PFs)

Railfan Z*^~   11445 blog posts   2577 correct pred (84% accurate)
Entry# 2219061            Tags   Past Edits
On board YPR HAS SF Intercity from HAS to YPR.

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Apr 02 2017 (11:14)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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I fully agree with you that a morning train from YPR/SBC to Hassan/Sakleshpur or Mangaluru is the need of the hour. Also, the night train to Karwar should run on this route as it will save almost two hours and the journey time between Bengaluru and Mangaluru will reduce accordingly. Otherwise, it is a waste of huge money invested on this line.

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Mar 28 2017 (07:58)   Good response to Hassan-Yeshwantpur train

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Entry# 2213435   News Entry# 297858         Tags   Past Edits
The Hassan-Yeshwantpur intercity express train, on its first regular service on Monday, saw a good response. The train was almost packed and the departure was delayed by 15 minutes as the railway staff had difficulty in handling the crowd at the ticket counter.
This train was first announced in 1996 when H.D. Deve Gowda was Prime Minister.
Everyday, hundreds of people travel to Bengaluru from Hassan. Considering the number of passengers, the Hassan division of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) had introduced non-stop buses at every half-an-hour in the mornings. With the
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introduction of the train services, the KSRTC buses saw a poor response on the first day.
The officials of the corporation are studying the impact of the train services on the bus service.
Naveen Kumar, a resident of Hassan, “We are glad that now Hassan is connected to Bengaluru through a railway line. And, the timing of the intercity train is apt. Many people can travel by the morning train and return by evening. We have been waiting for this service for two decades,” he said.
The passengers had difficulty in getting tickets as only two counters were open on the day. The timing of the inter-city express train clashes with that of the Arsikere-Mysuru train. “As passengers of two trains have to wait in queue for tickets, it is difficult to manage the staff. The officers should open more counters and increase the number of ticket vending machines,” said Prakash, also a passenger.
The train journey to the State capital in the superfast express costs Rs. 85 and would be Rs. 100 in case of reservation.
“The bus fare is Rs. 192 (Rs. 200 for non-stop buses). The train journey works out cheaper than the bus and takes a lesser amount of time. The KSRTC will definitely see the impact on its revenue with the introduction of this train,” opined Prashanth, another passenger.
The bus fare is Rs. 192 (Rs. 200 for non-stop buses). The train journey works out cheaper than the bus and takes lesser time. The KSRTC will definitely see the impact on its revenue with this train
Prashanth
a passenger

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Mar 28 2017 (13:34)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Good to see that the response from Railway Commuters for the newly introduced Hassan Yeshvantpur Inter city (by the shortest route, compared to other two routes i.e., via Arsikere and via Mysore) has been overwhelming. In the coming days, more people will opt for rail travel as it is both cheap and less time consuming. Hassan Station should gear up to meet this demand.

  
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Mar 28 2017 (15:49)
irifan2015   520 blog posts
Re# 2213435-12            Tags   Past Edits
SWR should develop Hassan as a full fledged terminal with all facilities.

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Mar 25 2017 (14:07)   22680/Hassan - Yesvantpur Intercity Express

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Entry# 2210332            Tags   Past Edits
How can unreserved fare be rs. 100 when the reservation charges are rs. 15? Shouldn't the unreserved fare be rs. 85?

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Mar 27 2017 (11:04)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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The unreserved fare is Rs.85/- as displayed in a ticket bought by a passenger.
  
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Mar 20 2017 (11:36)   16202/Shivamogga Town - KSR Bengaluru InterCity Express | TK/Tumakuru (Tumkur) (4 PFs) | KJM/WDP-4D/40387

Santhosh Kumar N~   96 blog posts
Entry# 2203731            Tags   Past Edits
4B 40065 arrives, overtakes 4D PRATAP and provides me with an ultimate display of speed and epic LHF Honking !!
Turn up the volume and enjoy it !!

  
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Mar 20 2017 (12:23)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2203731-1            Tags   Past Edits
By the bye, what is the position of track doubling between Arsikere and Tumkur. Has the track been laid. As you travelled today, you can post the latest progress.
  
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Feb 24 2017 (12:10)   56515/KSR Bengaluru City - Hubballi Passenger (UnReserved)

gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2176685            Tags   Past Edits
Earlier, the 6.30 Passenger to Hubballi had half portion Shimoga coaches which were bifurcated at Birur (back 10 or 12 coaches). The main train with Hubli coaches used to go to Hubli and another loco used to take the coaches meant for Shimoga. Has this been discontinued? In the time table of Bangalore Shimoga trains, there is no mention of this. In its return journey it used to leave Shimoga at 2.15 PM. There is no mention of this train in the return journey also. Some one please throw light on this.
  
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Jan 19 2017 (18:56)   22887/Howrah - Yesvantpur HumSafar Express (PT) | HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs)

Half Girl friend   39233 blog posts   12710 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2132808            Tags   Past Edits
Humsafar exp ingural run
Howrah-yesvsntpur Hs as per ecor ,scr

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Jan 19 2017 (20:58)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2132808-35            Tags   Past Edits
Good to see one more Humsafar to our State Capital after Kamakhya SBC Cant. I welcome this train with my whole heart.

  
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Jan 19 2017 (21:24)
Half Girl friend   39233 blog posts   12710 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 2132808-36            Tags   Past Edits
Haha total 4 hs alloted for sbc

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Jan 16 2017 (10:54)   16581/KSR Bengaluru - Shivamogga Town Express | SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) (10 PFs)

IR no more Safe^~   21775 blog posts   97721 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 2128882            Tags   Past Edits
Introduction of 16581/82 tomw with spcl TT.

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Jan 17 2017 (20:02)
gurudatharao   184 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Good to see one more night train to Shivamogga. We have to wait for a few days for its pucca timings. However, better if it departs from Bengaluru at 12.00 Mid Night, because Bengaluru Talaguppa leaves at 11.00 PM and two back to back trains within half an hour is not good. Good to see that Shivamogga is getting good priority with regard to introduction of new trains. About 6 months back YPR Shivamogga day express was introduced with LHB coaches (though only 3 days in a week) and now this.

  
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Jan 17 2017 (20:09)
Waiting for UBL MAQ exp~   2087 blog posts   731 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 2128882-16            Tags   Past Edits
SMET should also get pitlines which would help it to connect trains to other parts of KA like BGM/Vijayapura/Gulbarga.

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