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GR/Gulbarga (4 PFs)
ಗುಲ್ಬರ್ಗ / گلبرگہ     गुलबर्गा
[Kalaburgi]

Track: Construction - Double-Line Electrification

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 71
Number of Originating Trains: 4
Number of Terminating Trains: 4
Station Road, Gulbarga 585101
State: Karnataka
Elevation: 458 m above sea level
Zone: CR/Central
Division: Solapur
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Oct 06 2016 (16:41)  Suspected dacoits snatch valuables from train passengers near Shahabad - KARNATAKA - The Hindu (www.thehindu.com)
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Crime/AccidentsSR/Southern  -  

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Oct 06 2016 (4:41PM)
Station Tag: Gulbarga/GR added by KSG*^~/36225

Posted by: Gopal*^~  3448 news posts
Suspected dacoits snatch valuables from train passengers near Shahabad
Motcha Ragini who was pushed out of Mumbai-Nagercoil Express at Shahabad Railway Station by suspected dacoits on Tuesday.— Photo: Arun Kulkarni × It was a harrowing experience for 70 odd passengers in the unreserved compartments of Mumbai-Nagercoil Express on Tuesday night when a group of suspected dacoits terrorised them and took away their cash, gold ornaments and other valuables between Gulbarga and Shahabad stations.
“A group of inebriated people beat us up and threatened us,” Motcha Ragini, who was pushed out of the train,
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Ms. Ragini is undergoing treatment for the head injuries she suffered after she fell from the train on the platform on Shahabad Railway Station.
She said, “It all started after the train left Gulbarga Railway Station. A group of seven to eight persons started waking up people and asked them to hand over money and other valuables.”
“Those who resisted were beaten up… my husband Velankanni and I were sitting in seats near the toilet. We were pushed near the exit door by other passengers who were trying to escape,” Ms. Ragini, who hails from Thirukonam village in Vizhupuram district in Tamil Nadu, said.
As the train neared Shahabad Railway Station, one of the passengers pulled the chain. While six of the suspected dacoits snatched Ms. Ragini’s mangalsutra and pushed her out of the train before escaping in the cover of darkness, another man was caught by other passengers and beaten up before being handed over to the police.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Railways) K. Basavaraj told The Hindu that police teams had been sent to different parts of the district.
“We will question the suspected dacoit who has been admitted to the government hospital at Wadi.”
A case has been registered with the Wadi Railway Police.
One of the suspected dacoits has been handed over to the police by the passengers
Sep 19 2016 (09:33)  Bid to block train foiled, activists arrested (m.thehindu.com)
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Major Accidents/DisruptionsCR/Central  -  

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Sep 19 2016 (9:33AM)
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Posted by: Design Engineer at Johnson controls~  37 news posts
The police arrested around 40 members of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike when they made an attempt to block the Pune-Secunderabad Shatabdi Express at the Kalaburagi Railway Station on Thursday, in protest against the Supreme Court’s verdict on Cauvery waters.
The protesting members of the vedike managed to break the security cordon and rushed to the station’s entrance where they were stopped by team of police personnel. Following this, the agitators raised slogans and burnt the posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at the entrance of the railway station before they were arrested.
Aug 11 2016 (07:09)  Kalaburagi-Bidar line to be commissioned in February 2017 (www.railnews.co.in)
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Posted by: ✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~  54 news posts
Kalaburagi-Bidar line to be commissioned in February 2017
10 Aug, 2016 in Central Railway, Solapur Division / South Central Railway, Secunderabad Division by rail
Gulbarga Bidar lineKalaburagi: The long-pending Kalaburagi-Bidar new rail line will be commissioned in February 2017 after the completion of the ongoing works on laying rail lines and construction of railway stations between Kalaburagi and Humnabad, Ajai Kumar Dubey, Divisional Railway Manager, Central Railway, has said.Speaking at the flagging of ceremony of the Gulbarga-Hyderabad Inter-city Express on Monday, he outlined the works taken up by the Railways in the
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Kalaburagi region.
He said that the fourth platform at the Gulbarga Railway Station, constructed at a cost of Rs. 4.5 crore, would be commissioned in September and the second foot overbridge along with a lift in the fourth platform, set up at a cost of Rs. 2.6 crore, would be commissioned by March 2017.
The road overbridge at Mother Teresa School on the New Jewargi Road, taken up at a cost of Rs. 20 crore, was expected to be completed by June 2017.
The road overbridge on Kalaburagi-Afzalpur Road, taken up at a cost of Rs. 5.5 crore, would be completed by December. The installation of closed-circuit television cameras at the Gulbarga Railway Station under the Nirbhaya fund would also be completed in the same month. Mr. Dubey said that the rail underbridge at Tarfile near the Gulbarga Railway Station, taken up at a cost of Rs. 3.9 crore, would be completed by September and the second entry to the Gulbarga Railway Station would be completed on August 31.
The Railways also proposes to take up the work on a road overbridge to replace the level crossing at Hirapur and Balram Chowk in Chittapur at an estimated cost of Rs. 56 crore. The Gangapur Road Railway Station would be developed and a foot overbridge would be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 5.5 crore.
Pitline and Fourth platform at Gulbarga Railway Station will be commissioned in September
Mr. Dubey said that the Railways had completed the work on constructing a pit-line for carriage maintenance of 26 coaches in Gulbarga Railway Station at a cost of Rs. 6.21 crore and provided cover over platform in the first platform at the Gulbaga Railway Station at a cost of Rs. 54.64 lakh. The Railways had started using bio-diesel at Wadi Railway Consumer Depots.
Gulbarga-Hyderabad Inter-city Express resumes service
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Gulbarga-Hyderabad Inter-city Express through a video link from the Secunderabad Railway Station on Monday. He was joined by Medical Education Minister Sharanprakash Patil at the Gulbarga Railway Station.
The same train was inaugurated without any official function in February. But the service was discontinued after a month owing to lack of response from passengers. Major reasons for this were the unsuitable departure timing of the train from the Gulbarga and Hyderabad railway stations and the decision by the Railways not to provide halts at Chittapur, Malkhed and Sedam stations.
No official reason was given for the flagging of the train for the second time. The schedule of the train and halts remain the same. Senior officials did not give any reason for not changing them.
Dr. Patil said that the timing should be changed to suit the requirement of passengers and the Railways should provide halts at Chittapur, Malkhed and Sedam stations. Basavaraj Patil Sedam, MP, said that he had discussed the issue with the Railway Minister. He also demanded that the Railway Ministry start the work of setting up a railway divisional headquarters in Kalaburagi.
The former Minister Qamarul Islam expressed his happiness over the resumption of the train and wanted more halts and a change in the timing.
The train would start at 10.15 a.m. in Kalaburagi and reach Hyderabad at 2.50 p.m. While returning, the train will leave Hyderabad at 4 p.m. and reach Kalaburagi at 9 p.m.
The train will stop at Shahabad, Wadi, Tandur, Vikarabad, and Lingampally.
This train will have one AC chair car, and 10 coaches of second class reserved coaches.
Divisional Railway Manager of Central Railways at Solapur Ajai Kumar Dubey was present.
The train was inaugurated in February, but the service was discontinued

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Aug 12 2016 (08:01)
No more DLS or ELS Hereafter only a Locoshed*^~   9567 blog posts   497 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Bidar YPR should be in existing route , they can divert Nanded

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Aug 12 2016 (09:42)
skumarvkulkarni~   1647 blog posts
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yes sir Bangalore-Nanded Express can be rerouted and also can be speeded up by 30 minutes if it goes via Bidar-Gulbarga line

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Aug 12 2016 (09:49)
✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~   3921 blog posts   149 correct pred (70% accurate)
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Then AWB - renigunta exp also has to change the route via Gr-Bidr(khanapur)

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Aug 12 2016 (20:27)
ajay.vasmate   5 blog posts
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AWB-Renigunta might change the route, but for sure it goes via Bidar.
Aug 10 2016 (10:56)  Underground rail connectivity to GMR airport mooted (www.thehansindia.com)
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Aug 10 2016 (10:56AM)
Station Tag: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus/LTT added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 10 2016 (10:56AM)
Station Tag: Kazipet Junction/KZJ added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 10 2016 (10:56AM)
Station Tag: Gulbarga/GR added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 10 2016 (10:56AM)
Station Tag: Hyderabad Kacheguda/KCG added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 10 2016 (10:56AM)
Train Tag: Tadoba Weekly Express/11083 added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 10 2016 (10:56AM)
Train Tag: Gulbarga - Hyderabad InterCity Express/11307 added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Posted by: For Better Managed Indian Railways~  948 news posts
The possibility of underground rail connectivity to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport from Umdanagar to Shamshabad would be looked into and the task of conducting a survey would be given to Rail India Technical and Economic Services (Rites) said the Railway minister Suresh Prabhu. It may be noted that last mile connectivity to the airport has become a major issue with the GMR airport authorities not willing to part with the required land.
The minister said that it would be seen if it was possible to go ahead with the underground rail with the Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) Phase II from Umdanagar to Shamshabad or the Hyderabad Metro Rail.
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rail minister also announced that the city would also get two new time-bound green field terminals at Cherlapalli and Nagulapalli. The South Central Railway is in talks with the state government to develop the Cherlapalli station into a world class station but now it is official that there would be two mega terminals in the future.
New trains inaugurated
Two trains 11307 Gulbarga-Hyderabad (daily) Intercity Express; Train No.11083 Mumbai LTT-Kazipet (Weekly) Tadoba Express and Time Tabled (Weekly) CONCOR Cargo Express Service from Nagalapalli to Tuglakabad (via Remote Video Link) was inaugurated by the Rail minister on Monday. He also commissioned two lifts at Nizamabad Railway Station (Via Remote Video Link) and inaugurated AC retiring rooms and dormitory on Platform No.1 at Secunderabad station.
Two railway stations; Hyderabad and Kacheguda have now become one of the few stations in the country with 100 % LED lighting. Suresh Prabhu said that the Indian Railway is an energy guzzling sector and it is the matter of need and existence. Reducing the energy bills and conserving are essential. He also said that all water bodies on the railways would be restored.
In order to minimize the consumption of power, Railways is tapping renewable energy sources, illuminating the stations through LED lighting, practice of prudent energy audit methods in a big way. Due to these Railways has saved Rs. 3,500 crores on power, Railway Minister said.
Two/Thirds of earnings of Railways come from freight traffic, but this segment was neglected for many years opined the minister. Now this ministry is taking up reforms in this segment by introducing time-tabled cargo services informed the minister soon after flagging off the CONCOR Cargo Express Service from Nagalapalli to Tuglakabad.
Aug 09 2016 (12:08)  Suresh Prabhu flags off new trains | The Siasat Daily (www.siasat.com)
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Aug 09 2016 (12:08PM)
Station Tag: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus/LTT added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 09 2016 (12:08PM)
Station Tag: Kazipet Junction/KZJ added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 09 2016 (12:08PM)
Station Tag: Gulbarga/GR added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 09 2016 (12:08PM)
Station Tag: Hyderabad Deccan Nampally/HYB added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Posted by: For Better Managed Indian Railways~  948 news posts
Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off Train No. 11307 Gulbarga-Hyderabad (Daily) Intercity Express; Train No.11083 Mumbai LTT-Kazipet (Weekly) Tadoba Express and Time Tabled (Weekly) CONCOR Cargo Express Service from Nagalapalli to Tuglakabad (via Remote Video Link).
He also Commissioned Two Lifts at Nizamabad Railway Station (Via Remote Video Link) and inaugurated AC Retiring Rooms and Dormitory on Platform No.1, Secunderabad Station and 100% LED lighting at Hyderabad and Kacheguda Stations at a function held today at Secunderabad Railway Station on Monday.
Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatraya, Union Minister of
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State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Home Minister Nayini Narsimha Reddy, Excise Minister T. Padma Rao Goud, Transport Minister P. Mahender Reddy and Telangana BJP President Dr. K. Laxman, were amongst a galaxy of dignitaries present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that provision of passenger amenities like lifts, escalators, retiring rooms, dormitories, improvement of lighting at stations are the top priority for Indian Railways. The introduction of two new trains between Gulbarga-Hyderabad Intercity Express and Mumbai LTT-Kazipet Tadoba Express which were a long cherished demand of the people of these erstwhile Hyderabad State regions is being realized today said the Minister. Two/Thirds of Earnings of Railways come from freight traffic, but this segment has been neglected for the past many years. Now this Ministry is taking up reforms in this segment by introducing Time Tabled cargo services said Suresh Prabhu.
The other areas of prime focus are reducing cost of expenditure on power. Indian Railways which is a big consumer of electricity is on energy saving mission. In order to minimize the consumption of power, Railways is tapping renewable energy sources, illuminating the stations through LED lighting, practice of prudent energy audit methods in a big way. Due to these Railways has saved Rs. 3,500 Crores on power, the Railway Minister said.
Telangana State the youngest state of the country is on the path of development. Railways too will take part in this progress by setting up two new time bound green field terminals at Cherlapalli and Nagulapalli with the cooperation of Telangana State Government, said Suresh Prabhu. He also stated that the possibility of providing rail connectivity to Shamshabad Airport from Umdanagar through underground rail network be dealt by discussing with the State Govt. The feasibility study of this project will be assigned to RITES said the Minister.
Bandaru Dattatreya appreciated the efforts of Railway Minster’s initiatives for development of Railways infrastructure in the Telangana region. He requested the Minister of Railways to provide rail connectivity to Shamshabad Airport also through MMTS.
Deputy CM Mahmood Ali stated that justice is now being made to Telangana. (INN)
Aug 07 2016 (02:23)  Introduction of Gulbarga - Hyderabad - Gulbarga Intercity Express (www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Aug 07 2016 (2:23AM)
Station Tag: Hyderabad Deccan Nampally/HYB added by Namma Railu finds a mention in RB*^/232446

Aug 07 2016 (2:23AM)
Station Tag: Gulbarga/GR added by Namma Railu finds a mention in RB*^/232446

Aug 07 2016 (2:23AM)
Train Tag: Gulbarga - Hyderabad InterCity Express/11307 added by Namma Railu finds a mention in RB*^/232446

Posted by: 22691 Making of an AC Exp*^  2 news posts
GULBARGA – HYDERABAD DAILY INTERCITY EXPRESS

Train No. 11307 Daily Intercity Express will leave Gulbarga at 10.15 hrs daily w.e.f. 9.8.2016 and arrive Hyderabad at 14.50 hrs same day.
Train No. 11308 Daily Intercity Express will leave Hyderabad at 16.00 hrs daily w.e.f. 8.8.2016 and arrive Gulbarga at 21.00 hrs same day.
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Shahabad, Wadi Jn., Tandur, Vikarabad and Lingampalli.
COMPOSITION: One AC chair car, 10 Second class seating, 2 General Second Class cum Guard’s Brake Vans.

* The inaugural special train 01311 will be flagged off remotely by Hon’ble Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu from Secunderabad. The inaugural special will leave Gulbarga at 08.00 hrs o­n 8.8.2016 and arrive Hyderabad at 13.35 hrs same day..

RESERVATION: Bookings for inaugural special 01311 o­n special charges already open. The bookings for regular service of 11307 will commence from 7.8.2016 at all PRS centers and through Internet.
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Aug 08 2016 (02:40)
22691 Making of an AC Exp*^   2232 blog posts   9 correct pred (90% accurate)
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Absolutely! In Jan this train was run as special train for a month, later was cancelled due to poor patronage. I don't understand the rationale behind introducing it again on the same time table, may be they are hoping for a miracle!!
Also, I doubt about the reasoning behind assigning this TT for this train, in both the directions it runs along with the crowed of Hussain Sagar Exp, Hubbali Exp, Shatabdi Exp. There is no reason/opportunity for people to take this train! Sometimes I wonder whether the TT is designed in such a way that it runs flop and discard the train completely after few days.

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Aug 08 2016 (08:00)
deepakyerr~   779 blog posts
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Trains once introduced will not be discarded on IR. They I'll either run in losses with less patronage. I feel instead of this intercity express the present Hubli Secunderabad be made daily and increase coaches unreserved coaches and add ac chair car by making 21 coaches

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Aug 08 2016 (08:07)
SGNR HS Inaugural 27 Feb^~   78738 blog posts   5089 correct pred (78% accurate)
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Train can be discarded easily if patronage is poor.
Example is Indore double decker and Howrah double decker
And many other trains also discarded.

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Aug 08 2016 (09:58)
22691 Making of an AC Exp*^   2232 blog posts   9 correct pred (90% accurate)
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Hubballi - Secunderabad Exp is already daily and its not that jam packed. It should be terminated at GR and Intercity Exp should be scheduled such that it acts as perfect link for HYB - GR - UBL trains.

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Aug 08 2016 (10:03)
ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   18023 blog posts   37957 correct pred (65% accurate)
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looks weird. UBL-SC is already acting as ICE between GR and HYB. what is needed is a train in the opposite direction, morning departure from HYB and return arrival by night at HYB

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Aug 08 2016 (10:07)
22691 Making of an AC Exp*^   2232 blog posts   9 correct pred (90% accurate)
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There is no proper planning sir. All trains run as clusters in both directions. There are lot of trains in the morning from GR to HYB and in the afternoon from HYB to GR but there are no trains in the morning from HYB to GR and in the evening from GR to HYB.
Jul 30 2016 (01:39)  Augmentation of 22133/34, 11301/02 with 1 3AC coach (twitter.com)
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Jul 30 2016 (1:39AM)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by Namma Railu finds a mention in RB*^/232446

Jul 30 2016 (1:39AM)
Station Tag: Gulbarga/GR added by Namma Railu finds a mention in RB*^/232446

Jul 30 2016 (1:39AM)
Train Tag: Udyan Express/11301 added by Namma Railu finds a mention in RB*^/232446

Jul 30 2016 (1:39AM)
Train Tag: Solapur - Yesvantpur SF Express/22133 added by Namma Railu finds a mention in RB*^/232446

Posted by: 22691 Making of an AC Exp*^  2 news posts
Permanent Augmentation:
22133 Solapur - Yesvantpur Superfast Exp will be permanently augmented with one 3 AC coach Ex SUR with effect from 01-Aug-16
22134 Yesvantpur - Solapur Superfast Exp will be permanently augmented with one 3 AC coach Ex YPR with effect from 02-Aug-16
Temporary Augmentation:
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CST Mumbai - KSR Bengaluru Udyan Exp will be temporarily augmented with one 3 AC coach Ex CSTM from 02-Aug-16 to 01-Sep-16
11302 KSR Bengaluru - CST Mumbai Udyan Exp will be temporarily augmented with one 3 AC coach Ex SBC from 02-Aug-16 to 02-Sep-16
Jul 29 2016 (15:21)  FALAKNUMA - GULBARGA/57660 timings revised (www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Jul 29 2016 (3:21PM)
Station Tag: Gulbarga/GR added by ✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~/576746

Jul 29 2016 (3:21PM)
Station Tag: Secunderabad Junction/SC added by ✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~/576746

Jul 29 2016 (3:21PM)
Station Tag: Falaknuma/FM added by ✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~/576746

Jul 29 2016 (3:21PM)
Train Tag: Falaknuma - Gulbarga Passenger/57660 added by ✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~/576746

Posted by: ✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~  54 news posts
Timings revised for 57660 fm-Gr
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Feb 23 2016 (08:03)  Will Railway Budget do justice to Hyderabad Karnataka? (www.thehindu.com)
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Feb 23 2016 (8:03AM)
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Posted by: knkprasad956*^~  518 news posts
Railway Divisional headquarters for Kalaburagi yet to get approval
The board put up by Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. for the administrative office of the proposed divisional headquarters of the Railways in Kalaburagi. —File photo: Arun kulkarni
The board put up by Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. for the administrative office of the proposed divisional headquarters of the Railways in Kalaburagi. —File photo: Arun kulkarni
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the second Railway Budget to be presented by Suresh Prabhu on February 25 fulfil the long-pending demands of the people of the backward Hyderabad Karnataka and will the proposed Railway Divisional headquarters for Kalaburagi see the light of the day are the million dollar questions haunting the people of the region.
Except for a brief period of about 10 months at the fag end of the United Progressive Alliance government when M. Mallikarjun Kharge held the charge of the Railway portfolio when projects such as inclusion of the establishment of the divisional headquarters and the Gadag-Wadi rail line were approved, the region governed by three zones –South Western, South Central and Central — never had the opportunity to enjoy its slice of share in infrastructure development in the successive Railway Budgets presented in Independent India.
Mr. Kharge did all the spadework for setting up the Railway Division in Kalaburagi and bringing it under the control of the South Western Railway and made an announcement in the last Railway Budget presented by the UPA government.
Elections
However, before the formal approval and notification of the new Railway Division with its jurisdictional control could be issued by Mr. Kharge, the election dates were announced.
The Railway Board has now cleared the proposal fixing the jurisdiction of the new divisional headquarters in Kalaburagi and the file is pending before the Railway Minister for his final approval. Mr. Kharge told The Hindu over phone from New Delhi that he had spoken on the early clearance of the divisional headquarters in Kalaburagi to Mr. Prabhu and hoped that an announcement Division with its jurisdictional control could be issued by Mr. Kharge, the election dates were announced.
The Railway Board has now cleared the proposal fixing the jurisdiction of the new divisional headquarters in Kalaburagi and the file is pending before the Railway Minister for his final approval. Mr. Kharge told The Hindu over phone from New Delhi that he had spoken on the early clearance of the divisional headquarters in Kalaburagi to Mr. Prabhu and hoped that an announcement would be made in the Railway Budget.
Adequate allocation of funds for the much delayed Gulbarga-Bidar new rail line and the new Gadag-Wadi line would ensure the beginning of the work of laying the rail line simultaneously from both sides.
The doubling and electrification of the lines between Guntakal and Solapur is another long-pending project which is starved of funds.
Feb 14 2016 (08:16)  Don’t increase passenger fares, Kharge tells Suresh Prabhu (www.thehindu.com)
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Feb 14 2016 (8:16AM)
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Posted by: knkprasad956*^~  518 news posts
Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha M. Mallikarjun Kharge has come out against any move to increase passenger fares and freight charges in the Railway Budget for 2016-17.
He told The Hindu on Saturday that if the information from New Delhi was true, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu was all set to increase passenger fares and the tariff on goods transported through trains.
He said that with the prices of diesel and petrol plummeting and the Railways getting petroleum products much below the market rates, there was no pressing reason for an
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