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DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 1
Number of Halting Trains: 3
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DudhSagar Waterfalls
State: Goa
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Zone: SWR/South Western
Division: SSS Hubballi (Hubli)
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Dec 01 2014 (20:23)   DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)
Vivek Anandan~   1234 blog posts
Entry# 1293286            Tags   Past Edits
[Edit]: The entry to the falls through the Railway Tracks have been strictly banned by the railways and hence this tip would not be applicable going forward. Kindly take a note of it.
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Tips for Boarding or Alighting at this Station.
1) The Dudhsagar Stn does not have a platform, hence you have to board/alight from the ground.
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There is no shelter/roof at this station.
3) There is a small charpel which has a roof and is closer to this station where you can rest.
4) After getting down at dds, walk towards Kulem for Dudhsagar Falls. You have to traverse through a tunnel.
5) There are no ticket counters at Dudhsagar or Caranzol or Sonalium Stations.
6) Most Important Tip:
All trains going towards Kulem (passenger and freight trains) halt at this Station surely(Technical Halt).
However, only two trains going towards Castle Rock halt here.They are:
12779 Goa Express and 18048 Amaravati Express.
All the other trains(passenger and freight trains) don't halt here.
12779 Goa Express is the last train for the day going towards Castle Rock which halts here.

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Jun 29 2019 (10:19)
Yuvraj Shinde   10 blog posts
Re# 1293286-1            Tags   Past Edits
So, Do this travel tip has no use?? Do trains still stop here or not?

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Jun 29 2019 (11:14)
Saurabh®
Saurabhdubey_86^~   26283 blog posts
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Though it is illegal people(even girls and ladies) treck down from kulem towards dudhsagar. Trains stops at dudhsagar for 2-5 minutes most of the times for freight passing and if lucky enough can catch train from there for return journey towards kulem.

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Jun 29 2019 (19:50)
Vivek Anandan~   1234 blog posts
Re# 1293286-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, due to the ban on railside trekking, this tip is of no use. Trains still have a technical halt.

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Nov 10 2013 (09:24)   DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)
iyerjiteshp   475 blog posts
Entry# 901372            Tags   Past Edits
Ample facility for food at DDS station and beside the waterfall on weekends during the season (June - November).
If coming on weekdays, enquire with the stall owner at PF1, Castle Rock station before commencing the trek, and he'll help with arranging food at Dudh Sagar.
Nov 10 2013 (09:27)   DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)
iyerjiteshp   475 blog posts
Entry# 901379            Tags   Past Edits
The last train to Castle Rock is Goa Express, departing DDS station around 5 - 530PM. Do not miss it unless you intend to stay the night at the Falls.

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Jul 19 2015 (19:39)   12779/Goa Express (PT) | DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)
Vivek Anandan~   1234 blog posts
Entry# 1545360            Tags   Past Edits
[Edit]: The entry to the falls through the Railway Tracks have been strictly banned by the railways and hence this tip would not be applicable going forward. Kindly take a note of it.
This tip is exclusively for Boarding the 12779 Goa Express from Dudhsagar Station in the evening and is based on my recent visit to the falls.
1. Tickets: Please take return tickets from wherever you start your journey as DDS doesn't have a ticket counter. Its better if you have prior reservations done. If you don't have tickets and get
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into reserved bogies, the TTE's charge 50 Rs per passenger for going from DDS to Londa(I had noticed this)
2. Halt: The 12779 Goa Express halts at DDS for a minute. Hence try to make it quicker to the station, atleast 20 mins before the scheduled time. This period is enough for a group of 10 people to get in through one entrance.
3. Getting in: Many people would be waiting here to board this train as this is the last train towards Londa Jn which halts here and hence if the crowd near one compartment is more, try to board from the nearby compartments.
4. Reserved Accommodation: If you have a reserved accommodation, please note the coach position from IRI in advance. You may ask the Station Master about the position of your coach.
5. Security: Last year when we boarded from DDS, we didn't see any RPF officials at the station. This year though, some RPF personnel(6-8) were present at DDS station to ensure the safety of passengers boarding the Goa Express.
Final TIP: Please avoid visiting the falls on a weekend.
PICS: These pictures show the no of people boarding the Goa Express on a weekday(Tuesday) and hence you can predict what it would be like to board the train on a weekend. (Fortunately, everyone boarded the train safely with hussle and bussle but no one was left stranded)

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Jul 20 2015 (18:07)
doublep
PrashantPawar~   17 blog posts
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Dear Sir,
What about Londa - DDS? Can we board in Amravathi express to reach DDS from Londa ?
Also from MAO side VSG - HWH Exp halts at DDS ?

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Jul 20 2015 (19:04)
Vivek Anandan~   1234 blog posts
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Yes.
Amaravathi Express halts at DDS in both the directions, i.e HWH-VSG and VSG-HWH.
If you want more information on visiting the falls, do visit my blog:
www.dudhsagarcue.blogspot.com

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Jul 24 2015 (19:55)
ambujpathak29
AMBUJ   430 blog posts
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EXCELLENT

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Feb 05 2016 (11:31)
doublep
PrashantPawar~   17 blog posts
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Thank You Sir
May 10 2014 (21:13)   DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)
Guest: 3bccec2c   show all posts
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You can visit the great waterfall-DUDH SAGAR waterfalls which is very near.
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