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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Mangaluru-Thokur section to merge with Konkan Railway: Union minister
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The Thokur to Bhatkal DEMU (Train number 70106 / 70105) service has been extended to Mangalore Central. The train (except Sundays) will leave Mangalore Central at 11 a.m., and reach Bhatkal at 2.40 p.m.; and on the return, it will leave Bhatkal at 6 a.m. and reach Mangalore Central at 10.25 a.m., said a release. The extended service includes Mangalore Junction Railway Station.
Establish M'lore division for rlys, Oscar's plea to Kharge
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes has urged Union Minister for Railways Mallikarjuna Kharge to establish Mangalore division for railways under the control of Konkan railways.
In a letter to the Minister dated February 10, he said that the establishment of Mangalore division will provide more facilities and benefits to the passengers and good traffic and will boost the economic social development of Mangalore as well as the entire West Coast. The establishment of Mangalore division will bring together the exisiting
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