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HAS/Hassan Junction (3 PFs)
ಹಾಸನ ಜಂಕ್ಷನ್     हासन जंक्शन

Track: Single Diesel-Line

Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 28
Number of Originating Trains: 1
Number of Terminating Trains: 1
Jn Pt; ASK/MYS/MAJN/BAW, Bangalore Mangalore Rd, Hassan
State: Karnataka
Elevation: 951 m above sea level
Zone: SWR/South Western
Division: Mysuru (Mysore)
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May 19 2017 (10:03)  56215/16 timings to be revised from 22nd (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 302838   Blog Entry# 2283121     
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May 19 2017 (10:03)
Station Tag: Hassan Junction/HAS added by BMTIR*^~/16745

May 19 2017 (10:03)
Train Tag: Yesvantapur - Mysuru Passenger (Via Hassan)/56215 added by BMTIR*^~/16745

Posted by: BMTIR*^~  681 news posts
Timings of 56215/16 revised at YPR end from 22nd may 2017
56215 arrival at YPR 1530
56216 departure from YPR 1245

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May 19 2017 (13:55)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4753 blog posts   953 correct pred (74% accurate)
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MYS-YPR... Slowed down by 45 mins (b/n HAS and YPR)
YPR-MYS... Slowed down by 15 mins (b/n YPR and HAS)
May 15 2017 (08:18)  Yeshwanthpur- Karwar will run via Nelamangala (m.timesofindia.com)
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News Entry# 302489   Blog Entry# 2277971     
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May 15 2017 (08:19)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 15 2017 (08:19)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 15 2017 (08:19)
Station Tag: Hassan Junction/HAS added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 15 2017 (08:19)
Station Tag: Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore)/MAJN added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 15 2017 (08:19)
Train Tag: Mangaluru - Yesvantpur Gomateshwara Express/16576 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 15 2017 (08:19)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Mangaluru Gomateshwara Express/16575 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 15 2017 (08:19)
Train Tag: Karwar - Yesvantpur Express (via Arsikere)/16516 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 15 2017 (08:19)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Karwar Express [via Arsikere]/16515 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

Posted by: NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~  59 news posts
Mangaluru: Train 16515/16516 Yeshwantpur-Karwar-Yeshwantpur tri-weekly express will be diverted via Nelamangala and Shravanabelagola instead of Tumakuru, Arsikere with effect from June 2 from Yeshwantpur end and June 3 from Karwar. There is no change in existing train composition and days of service.
Accordingly, the train (16515) will leave Yeshwantpur at 7.10am and reaches Mangaluru Junction at 5.40pm. In return direction, the train (16516) will start from Mangaluru Junction at 10.55am reaches Yeshwantpur at 8.30pm.
The train will have stoppages at Chikkabanavar, Nelamangala, Kunigal, Yediyuru, B G Nagar, Shravanabelagola, Channarayapatna, Hassan, Sakleshpur, Subrahmanya Road,
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Kabakaputtur and Bantwal.
There is no change in timings between Mangaluru junction to Karwar.
Revision in timings
The timings of trains 16575/16576 Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction-Yeshwantpur tri-weekly Gomateshwara Express will be revised with effect from June 1 from Yeshwantpur and June 2 from Mangaluru.
There is no change in existing train composition and days of service.
Accordingly, the train (16575) Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru junction tri-weekly Gomateshwara Express departs from Yeshwantpur at 7.10am and reaches Mangaluru Junction at 5.30pm.
In return direction, the train (16576) will leave Mangaluru junction at 11.30am and arrives Yeshwantpur at 8.30pm.
The train will have stoppages at Chikkabanavar, Nelamangala, Kunigal, Yediyuru, B G Nagar, Shravanabelagola, Channarayapatna, Hassan, Sakleshpur, Subrahmanya Road, Kabakaputtur and Bantwal.

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May 15 2017 (13:13)
® राहुल जैन ☺ झाडू वाले™🚅🚃🚃🚃🚃🚃*^~   10061 blog posts   14938 correct pred (63% accurate)
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gr8

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May 15 2017 (13:49)
Prometh Suresh~   267 blog posts   352 correct pred (59% accurate)
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A duronto or Humsafar or some night train is compulsory​ required between the 2 cities

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May 15 2017 (17:07)
irifan2015   520 blog posts
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Starting early by 40 minutes at YPR, taking 2-1/2 hours for Puttur and MAJN and odd arrival time at KAWR will make it unpopular. Logic is totally lacking.

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May 15 2017 (17:35)
Waiting for UBL MAQ exp~   2081 blog posts   730 correct pred (70% accurate)
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Is 16575 slowed down by 40mins, it departs at 7:50AM ??
May 11 2017 (08:42)  Saving on a train? (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 302135     
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May 11 2017 (08:42)
Station Tag: Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore)/MAJN added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Station Tag: Mangalore Central/MAQ added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Station Tag: Hassan Junction/HAS added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Train Tag: Mangaluru - Yesvantpur Gomateshwara Express/16576 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Mangaluru Gomateshwara Express/16575 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Train Tag: Udyan Express/11301 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Karwar Express [via Arsikere]/16515 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

May 11 2017 (08:42)
Train Tag: Karwar - Yesvantpur Express (via Arsikere)/16516 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~/35650

Posted by: NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~  59 news posts
Observers believe that by diverting the Yeshwantpur-Karwar-Yeshwantpur tri-weekly Express, South Western Railway is attempting to save on one train, since it was bound to run the Bengaluru-Mangaluru day express daily as announced by the then Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Railways introduced the Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction-Yeshwantpur service as a tri-weekly from April 9 and by diverting Karwar tri-weekly Express on the new route, would claim six-days a week service between Bengaluru-Mangaluru, they added.
May 01 2017 (14:59)  Train gives KSRTC a run for its money (bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com)
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News Entry# 301289     
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May 01 2017 (15:00)
Station Tag: Hassan Junction/HAS added by karbang~/50057

Posted by: karbang~  162 news posts
The train services between Hassan and Bengaluru have forced the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) to change its schedules.
The transport corporation has incurred a revenue loss of Rs 2.5 lakh per day due to trains services which was launched on March 26.
KSRTC operates close to 250 bus every day on the route or via Hasan to other destinations like Mangaluru.
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the Corporation has made the changes in schedules keeping in mind train timings.
An KSRTC official said that in long run the train services will not make much impact on the transport corporation.
KSRTC, managing director, SR Umashankar said, “I would say that the train services have a marginal impact on our services. There was drop in the occupancy rate as some section of passengers have shifted to new mode of transport. However, we are regaining the passenger occupancy. The officials have rescheduled the operations with more number of frequencies. There are express services with limited number of stops. We don’t think in the long run, train services can be a substitute to our services. The reason is bus service have more flexible timings and buses take lesser time to reach compared to trains.”
Another KSRTC official said that though a good number of trains are operated between Bengaluru and Mysuru it has not made much impact on services of KSRTC and transport corporation has managed to increase the service over the years.
Even when the Tumkur-Bengaluru train services was introduced there were some apprehensions, but, it has not made a big impact in long run. Meanwhile, South-Western Railway officials said that the train services between Hassan and Bengaluru has been receiving good patronage.
“More than 400 trips are operated between the two cities. The corporation also operates hundreds of AC services between the two cities and it has been receiving good patronage from the public.”
An official said, “The patronage for inter-city services is really good. Occupancy for reserved compartment is between 70 to 80 per cent and even for non-reservation the response has been good. The railways generates a revenue of Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh per day from the commercial operations. Occupancy rate for departures from the Hassan side is higher when compared to Yeshwanthpur. As the trains were introduced only a few weeks back it would take time to stabilize and the passenger rate likely to increase in coming days.”
The inter-city express services between Hassan and Bengaluru was launched almost almost two decades after the project was sanctioned.
Apr 27 2017 (09:31)  Speed of some trains in Mysuru division likely to be increased (www.thehindu.com)
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A proposal in this regard has been submitted to the railway headquarters for approval
Section of speeds of some trains in the Mysuru division of the South Western Railway is likely to be increased and a proposal for the same has been submitted to the railway headquarters for approval.
As per the proposal, the top speed of trains to Nanjangud, which is restricted to 70 kmph at present, will be increased to 90 kmph. This is subject to completion of ballasting which is in progress and the tentative date of completion of the
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ongoing ballasting work is June 30, 2017.
The proposal to speed up the train on the section was sent on the railway headquarters on December 30, 2016 and is expected in due course. Once the trains are speeded up, the 25-km stretch between Mysuru and Nanjangud can be covered in shorter duration as against nearly 45 minutes that it takes at present. Incidentally, the four-laning of the highway between Mysuru and Nanjangud has reduced the tedium of motoring on the road and the distance is covered in around 25 to 30 minutes by the motorists.
Similarly, for trains plying in the section between Nanjangud and Chamarajanagar, which has a route length of 35 km, the top speed at present is 70 kmph and the proposal is to increase the same to 100 kmph to reduce the running time of the trains.
The Chamarajanagar-Mysuru trains are the lifeline of the daily wagers from the rural hinterland as thousands of workers with Izzat pass use the services daily and seek employment in the construction sector.
On the Mysuru-Bengaluru section, the newly completed broad gauge double line 6-km stretch between Mysuru and Naganahalli has a speed limit of 70 kmph at present. It is proposed to increase it to 100 kmph and the tentative date of completing the ballasting work is June 30, 2017, according to railway officials.
The Hassan – Sakleshpur section, with a route length of 42 km, has a sectional speed of 65 kmph and it is proposed to increase it to 70 kmph and this is expected to be cleared once the ballasting works are completed in another two months.
Trains on the Shivamogga Town-Talaguppa sections are also to be speeded up and the current speed limit on the 97-km stretch varies from 50 kmph to 70 kmph between different points. This is to be increased to 70 kmph to 90 kmph for which the proposal has been sent to the higher authorities.

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May 02 2017 (21:03)
AP1133~   10 blog posts
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It's probably because the Earth below tracks is not fully stable. From what I've heard, it takes some time for ground to stabilize. Maybe that's why they're increasing MYS-CMNR stretch now, though gauge conversion was complete back in 2007.
Apr 10 2017 (09:02)  Kudla Express finally flagged off (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 299060   Blog Entry# 2229572     
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Apr 10 2017 (09:02)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY/35650

Apr 10 2017 (09:02)
Station Tag: Hassan Junction/HAS added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY/35650

Apr 10 2017 (09:02)
Station Tag: Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore)/MAJN added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY/35650

Apr 10 2017 (09:02)
Train Tag: Mangaluru - Yesvantpur Express/16576 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY/35650

Apr 10 2017 (09:02)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Mangaluru Express/16575 added by NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY/35650

Posted by: NEED MORE TRAINS AT BAY~  59 news posts
KARNATAKA Kudla Express finally flagged ofF
The Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction-Yeshwantpur Tri-Weekly Kudla Express (16575/16576) was finally flagged off in Mangaluru on Sunday.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged it off via videoconference from Panaji. The programme in Mangaluru was attended by Union Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Introduction of the train comes after persistent struggle, including filing of a PIL writ petition before the High Court of
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Karnataka by Udupi Rail Yatri Sangha president R.L. Dias. South Western Railway had undertaken before the court to run the train by March 31.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sadananda Gowda said that he had to boycott the Bengaluru-Hassan new line opening ceremony last month in Mangaluru as the Kudla Express was not introduced the same day. He had told Mr. Prabhu that he would not attend any Railway function till the Kudla Express was introduced.
Responding to MLC Ivan D’Souza’s grouse about Mangaluru Central not being made a world-class station, Mr. Sadananda Gowda said that the world-class concept is not followed at present. Instead, Mangaluru has been chosen in the first batch of 400 A1 and A category stations to be upgraded by Railways, he said.
Mr. Prabhu also inaugurated electrification of the rail line between Mangaluru and Chervathur, doubling of line between Jokatte and Panambur, and railway goods siding at Thokur.
Mr. Prabhu also witnessed signing of a loan pact between Konkan Railway and a consortium of lenders comprising State Bank of India and Exim Bank for a loan of Rs. 1,2000 crore.
KRCL will take electrification of its 748 km route network at a cost of Rs. 1,510 crore. While the Centre will provide Rs. 310 crore, the balance will be met through the loan.

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Apr 10 2017 (13:45)
Foamer~   1834 blog posts
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1510 crores for 748 Kms. Isn't it 1 cr per Km? Even considering the problems of KR route, isn't the amount high?

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Apr 10 2017 (14:28)
a2z~   827 blog posts
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Amount appears to be a bit on higher side, may be due to hilly terrain of KR.

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Apr 10 2017 (19:57)
KR   458 blog posts   116 correct pred (76% accurate)
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748+ Kms.... Include Loop lines & Yards....
Apr 10 2017 (07:50)  Woes of coastal region will be addressed: Sadananda Gowda (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 299050   Blog Entry# 2229602     
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Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Kunigal/KIGL added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Shravanabelagola/SBGA added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Hassan Junction/HAS added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Karwar/KAWR added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Thokur/TOK added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Panamburu/PNMB added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Jokatte/JKTTE added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Charvattur/CHV added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: Mangalore Central/MAQ added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Apr 10 2017 (07:50)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Posted by: RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~  940 news posts
Minister promises operation of Kudla Express from Mangaluru Central
Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said that the Indian Railways will strive to respond to development demands from Mangaluru railway region, which, at present, is spread across three Railway Zones.
He was speaking after Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu remotely flagged off the Mangaluru-Yeshwantpur Kudla Express; launched electrification of Mangaluru-Chervathur line; doubling of Jokatte-Panambur line and a railway siding at Thokur Station, here.
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is aware that Mangaluru region is bereft of major railway amenities as it is served by the Southern, the South Western and Konkan Railways. Immediately taking charge as the Railway Minister, he had commenced the initiative of creating Mangaluru Railway Division; but it could not be done for technical reasons.
However, he now has initiated the move to relocate Konkan Railway’s regional office from Karwar to Mangaluru. This should culminate in some kind of reprieve for the region, he said.
The Minister said that the flagging off Kudla Express was the happiest movement in his life as he is giving something back to people who have nurtured him. He said that he had clearly told Mr. Prabhu that he would not attend any Railway function unless Kudla Express was introduced.
Mr. Sadananda Gowda said that when he had announced Kudla Express in the 2014 Railway Budget, he wanted it between Mangaluru Central and Yeshwantpur.
He is aware of the difficulties of the people reaching Mangaluru Junction from where it starts at present and has told Mr. Prabhu to get the train to Mangaluru Central, located inside the city. Soon, the train would come to Central and the inconvenient timings of its running too would be sorted out, he said.
Government Chief Whip in Legislative Council Ivan D’Souza launched an onslaught on Southern Railway which controls Mangaluru Central and Mangaluru Junction.
He said that the zone has been indifferent to the needs of the region despite it getting more than half of its revenue from New Mangalore Port.
Mr. D’Souza urged Southern Railway to be considerate to the region’s demand and urged it to introduce a night train between Bengaluru and Mangaluru.
Member of Parliament Nalin Kumar Kateel, Forest Minister B. Ramanath Rai and others were present.
Fare
The fare between Mangaluru and Yeshwantpur is ₹ 130 on Kudla Express, which has second class chair cars and general second class sitting coaches. It is ₹ 85 to Hassan, ₹ 95 to Shravanabelagola and ₹ 115 to Kunigal.

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Apr 10 2017 (14:03)
Prometh Suresh~   267 blog posts   352 correct pred (59% accurate)
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Some AC Chair Car Coaches should also be introduced for the comfort of the Passengers
Mar 25 2017 (08:16)  Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate Yeshwantpur-Hassan train service (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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News Entry# 297510   Blog Entry# 2209985     
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Mar 25 2017 (08:18)
Station Tag: Hassan Junction/HAS added by karbang~/50057

Mar 25 2017 (08:18)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by karbang~/50057

Mar 25 2017 (08:18)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Hassan Intercity Express/22679 added by karbang~/50057

Posted by: karbang~  162 news posts
The much awaited train service along the newly laid railway line between Bengaluru (Yeshwantpur) and Hassan will be inaugurated by Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu at 11 am on Sunday. The introduction of Train Number 22679/22680, Yeshwantpur-Hassan-Yeshwantpur Daily Superfast Intercity Express, goes a long way in cutting down travel time for passengers who otherwise had to take trains via Mysuru to reach Hassan and onwards to Mangaluru.
While the inaugural special on Sunday will run from Yeshwantpur to Hassan with open timings, the regular service of this train will commence with effect from March 27. The train has stoppages at Chikkabanavara, Nelamangala, Kunigal, Yediyuru, BG Nagar, Sravanabelagola and Channarayapatna in both directions.
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Train No. 22680, Hassan-Yeshwantpur Daily Superfast Intercity Express departs Hassan at 6:30 am and reaches Yeshwantpur at 9.15 am. En route, the train arrives/departs Channarayapatna at 6:58/6:59 am., Shravanabelagola at 7:06/7:07 am, BG Nagar at 07:34/07:35 am, Yediyur at 07:47/07:48 am, Kunigal at 08:02/08:03 am, Nelamangala at 08:44/08:45 am., Chikkabanavara at 8:58/9:00 am.
In the return direction, Train No. 22679, Yeshwantpur-Hassan Daily Superfast Intercity Express departs Yeshwantpur at 6:15 pm and arrives at Hassan at 9 pm.
En route, the train arrives/departs Chikkabanavara at 6:24/6:25 pm, Nelamangala at 6:36/6:37 pm, Kunigal at 7:13/7:14 pm, Yediyuru at 7:28/7:29 pm, BG Nagar at 7:40/7:41 pm, Shravanabelagola at 8:09/8:10 pm, and Channarayapatna at 8:18/8:19 pm.
The train will have 14 coaches comprising of four Second Class Chair Car Coaches, eight Deendayalu Coaches and two Second Class Luggage-cum-Brakevan /Disabled Coaches.
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and Karnataka chief minister Siddarmaiah will particpated in the inaugural event.

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Mar 25 2017 (09:23)
Waiting for UBL MAQ exp~   2081 blog posts   730 correct pred (70% accurate)
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He just meant multiple runs and not just an up & down run between the cities bro :)

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Mar 25 2017 (09:33)
Mahamana and Tejas incidents very shameful^~   81774 blog posts   5226 correct pred (78% accurate)
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He says journey time should be reduced by 30-45 mins...Already it's taking 2 hour 35 mins only with speed 63... If you reduce by 45 mins then you can calculate average speed comes to 80+ ... Not even Bangalore Rajdhani has that speed
Secondly I think railway will first check patronage.
If patronage is good then itself it will increase frequency.

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Mar 25 2017 (09:37)
Hiriyanna*^   2086 blog posts   168942 correct pred (93% accurate)
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If you take account of passenger traffic via govt & private bus operators & anticipating rush specially due to upcoming festive occasion, Railways must Introduce atleast one more pair of trains with reverse timetable w.r.t current one.

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Mar 25 2017 (11:10)
Waiting for UBL MAQ exp~   2081 blog posts   730 correct pred (70% accurate)
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Presently the MPS is 80Kmph, I too doubt how it will stick to its 63Kmph average with an 80Kmph MPS in the section even though there are no crossings.

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Mar 25 2017 (11:17)
Gajendra Sahu~   1415 blog posts   160 correct pred (81% accurate)
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already its avg speed is 64 .

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Mar 25 2017 (11:30)
▶కాటమరాయుడు collects more than 45cr on 1st day◀*^~   15703 blog posts   4386 correct pred (85% accurate)
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Any idea where is the inaugural function ? YPR or HAS ?

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Mar 25 2017 (11:31)
TheRiderBeest   1097 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Tomorrow 11am from YPR. Inaugural train has no timings.

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Mar 25 2017 (11:33)
▶కాటమరాయుడు collects more than 45cr on 1st day◀*^~   15703 blog posts   4386 correct pred (85% accurate)
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Thank you buddy :)

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Mar 25 2017 (11:38)
Waiting for UBL MAQ exp~   2081 blog posts   730 correct pred (70% accurate)
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Inaugural function at 11AM at YPR. Newspaper link:click here

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Mar 25 2017 (15:59)
TheRiderBeest   1097 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
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No bookings opened for inaugural run. So public won't be allowed to trave?
Mar 19 2017 (19:01)  Yeshwantpur-Hassan Intercity Express on new line on March 26 (www.deccanherald.com)
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Mar 19 2017 (19:01)
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Mar 19 2017 (19:01)
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Trains are set to chug on the new Chikbanavar-Hassan railway line with the railways setting March 26 as tentative date for the inauguration of the Yeshwantpur-Hassan intercity express.
South Western Railway officials said former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will flag off the train. However, the programme is yet to be finalised.
The direct line will reduce the distance between Bengaluru and Hassan from 259 km (via Arsikere) to 172 km. Work on the line started 19 years ago and the railways missed many deadlines
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due to problems associated with land acquisition.
The 179.28 km new line passes through Nelamangala, Kunigal, Yediyur and Shravanabelagola. The project was sanctioned in 1997 when Deve Gowda was prime minister.
In 2010, the state government agreed to share half of the project’s cost to expedite the work. The project took a major step forward after Siddaramaiah succeeded in getting the Kunigal stud farm acquired for laying the track.
Mar 19 2017 (17:06)  12 more railway stations in State to get free Wi-Fi facility soon (www.thehindu.com)
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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
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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.
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