Source: Government of India Headline: Minister of Railways Flags off Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi – Varanasi – Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi – Mysuru – Hubballi Express (Daily) Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi... more...
– Varanasi – Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi – Mysuru – Hubballi Express (Daily) through Video Conferencing from here today. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Shri Mohd Jamshed, Member Traffic Railway Board, other Railway Board Members, and senior officials were also present on the occasion.
Shri Suresh Prabhu said that Hubballi is coming up as an important training center. Hubballi – Mysuru Express will be named as Vishwa Manav Express. This name will be apt with the significance of connecting these two important cities. Hubballi – Mysuru Express will be connecting Mysuru which has become an important IT Hub. Hubballi – Varanasi Express will serve pilgrims going to Varanasi.
The abstract schedule including timings, composition, days of run etc. of the Train No.17323/17324 Hubballi-Varanasi-Hubballi Express (Weekly) flagged off today is as under:
click here Seven stations, including Bengaluru, Mysuru and Mangaluru, have the facility Very soon, 12 more railway stations in the State would get high-speed free Wi-Fi facility for passengers. Seven major stations in the State have the facility now. RailTel, a public sector undertaking of the Railway Ministry, is executing the project announced in the 2016–17 Railway Budget. The Railway Board had entrusted RailTel... more...
with the task of installation of Wi-Fi facility at 400 stations across the country in collaboration with Google, under the Digital India initiative of the Union government. Presently, free Wi-Fi is available at KRS Bengaluru City, Yeshwantpur, Mysuru, Hubballi, Mangaluru Central, and Kalaburagi stations through RailTel. Belagavi station has got the facility under the MPLAD scheme. With each access point covering up to 40 metres, all platforms, passenger concourse and entrance of the stations are covered, according to South Western Railway’s chief public relations officer E. Vijaya. In 2017–18, the Railways would provide the facility at Vijayapura, Ballari, Dharwad, Hosapete, and Vasco da Gama (Goa) stations in Hubballi division; Bengaluru Cantonment (to be commissioned shortly), Bangarpet, Kengeri, Krishnarajapuram, and Sri Satya Sai Prasanti Nilayam stations in Bengaluru division; Davangere and Shivamogga Town in Mysuru division, and Mangaluru Junction station in Palakkad division of Southern Railway. Seventeen more stations would be covered in the next financial year. They are Bagalkot, Gadag, Koppal, Londa, and Toranagallu in Hubballi division; Banaswadi, Hindupur, Hosur, Mandya, Tumakuru, and Yelahanka in Bengaluru division, and Arsikere, Birur, Bhadravathi, Harihar, Haveri and Hassan in Mysuru division. One can get Internet access with speeds up to 1 Mbps for upload and 3 Mbps for download for the first 30 minutes. Subsequently, the speed reduces to 64 Kbps, but, one could access railway-related sites through WiFi for information such as PNR, and train inquiry, throughout the day.
Short termination,Partial Cancellation, Regulation,Re-scheduling of trains South Western Railway has permitted Non Interlocking work for four days from 14th June, 2016 to 17th June, 2016 in connection with commissioning of Birur-Phase IV and final work.As such :- 1.Train... more...
No. 56227, Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Station-Shivamogga Town Passenger will be short terminated at Arsikere partially cancelling between Arsikere-Shivamogga Town on 16th June, 2016.
2.Train No. 56228, Shivamogga Town- Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Station Passenger will be originated from Arsikere partially cancelling between Shivamogga Town-Arsikere on 17th June, 2016.
3.Train No. 56273, Arsikere-Hubballi Passenger will be partially cancelled between Arsikere-Nagavangala on 17th June, 2016 and the train will originate from Nagavangala at its schedule time instead of Arsikere.
4.Train No. 56515, Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Station-Hubballi/Chitradurga Passenger, T.No. 56270, Mysuru-Shivamogga Town Passenger and T.No. 56914, Hubballi/Shivamogga Town- Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Station Passenger will be regulated on 17th June, 2016 at an average of 65 minutesat Kadur, Kadur and Nagavangala respectively.
5.Train No. 16578, Harihar-Yesvantpur Intercity Express will be re-scheduled to leave Harihar at 06:00 hrs. instead of 05:00 hrs. on 17th June, 2016.
The bi-weekly express has been provided with metallic Braille signages inside the coaches indicating berth numbers, location of alarm pull chains, toilets and emergency windows The Mysuru-Varanasi Express is set to become the country’s first visually-challenged friendly train when it chugs off from the city on Tuesday. The bi-weekly express Train Number 16229/16230 which leaves Mysuru for Varanasi on Tuesdays and Thursdays, has been provided with metallic Braille signages inside the coaches indicating the berth numbers, location of alarm pull chains, toilets and emergency windows. The Braille signage also has instructions on the... more...
operation of emergency exit windows for the use of visually challenged in times of any exigency. The initiative was financed by Pratap Simha, Mysuru MP, from the MPLAD Fund. Mr. Simha inaugurated and inaugurated by him on Monday. Though the Puri-Delhi Purushottam Express was the first train in the country to have a Braille-embedded coach, the Mysuru-Varanasi Express is the first train in the country where all reserved coaches have been embedded with Braille signage, said Rajkumar Lal, Divisional Railway Manager, Mysuru division of the South Western Railways. “The plan is to extend the facility to all the reserved coaches of long-distance trains in a phase-wise manner,” he added. Braille signage has been introduced on one rake of the Mysuru-Varanasi Express and the facility will be provided for the second rake of the same train as well. The Chamundi Express and the Mysuru-Talguppa Express are other two trains that will be provided with Braille signages after this, said Mr.Lal. The Mysuru Division, which operates 118 trains, has plans for such signages for all long-distance and express trains. Ms. Netravati, a visually-impaired person, welcomed the initiative and said that it will help them identify the seats or berths without seeking help from others. “We will be more independent and at times people do not respond properly as they to tend to be in a hurry to locate their berths,” said Netravati. However, the coach numbers have conventional signage and the plan is to affix Braille signage for the coaches as well, said officials.
3 posts - Mon Jan 25, 2016 - are hidden. Click to open.
A 15 kW wind and solar hybrid project is being established at Birur station As part of the Indian Railways’ push to tap renewable energy, the Mysuru Division is tapping solar energy resources to reduce its dependence on conventional forms of energy dependent on coal and water. With this in mind, a 15 kW capacity wind and solar hybrid project is being established at Birur station at an estimated cost of Rs. 37.34 lakh, according to the Divisional Railway Manager Rajkumar Lal. This... more...
is in pursuance of the Railway’s drive to meet a portion of its energy from renewable energy sources like solar, wind and biomass. Incidentally, the Railways is among the single largest entities consuming nearly 2 per cent of the country’s total power generated to meet its operational requirements. “The work order for the Birur solar power plant has already been issued and it is likely to be completed in three months,” said D. Soundarajan, Senior Divisional Electrical Engineer, Mysore Division of the South Western Railway. He told The Hindu that the unit at Birur would generate nearly 20,000 units of electricity a year, against the annual requirement of nearly 1.2 lakh units of that station, and hence the savings would be considerable. In addition to Birur, a proposal has been submitted for establishing a similar solar and wind hybrid unit to meet the power requirements of Chitradurga railway station. The power generated will light the station building, platforms, unreserved ticketing system and passenger reservation system centres, apart from the waiting halls. This will help reduce dependence on the Electricity Board grid. It will also ensure uninterrupted power supply to the station. Renewable energy is also being tapped to power the level-crossing (LC) gates, and there are 14 such gates operational in the Mysuru Division. “There are plans afoot to power 64 LC gates in the division using solar energy by the end of the current financial year, or latest by May 2016,” said Mr. Soundarajan. The potential of solar and wind energy is reckoned to be high in most parts of India.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.