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GPB/Ghataprabha (2 PFs)
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Track: Construction - Doubling+Electrification

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Ghataprabha Station Rd, Ghataprabha
State: Karnataka

Elevation: 626 m above sea level
Zone: SWR/South Western   Division: SSS Hubballi (Hubli)

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REVISION IN TIMINGS OF TRAINS AT GHATPRABHA
The timings of following trains will be revised at Ghatprabha as detailed below: -
1.  The timings of Train No. 06507 Jodhpur – KSR Bengaluru Bi-Weekly Express Special will be revised at Ghatprabha with effect commencing journey from Jodhpur from 03.06.2021. Accordingly, this train will arrive / depart Ghatprabha - 09:03/09:04 hrs.
2.  The timings of Train No.
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06508 KSR Bengaluru - Jodhpur Bi-Weekly Express Special will be revised at Ghatprabha with effect commencing journey from KSR Bengaluru from 31.05.2021. Accordingly, this train will arrive / depart Ghatprabha - 10:40/10:41 hrs.
EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY CANCELLATION
Trains as detailed below will be temporarily cancelled:
1.  Train No. 02735 Secunderabad - Yesvantpur Express Special with effect commencing journey from Secunderabad up to 13.06.2021 which was earlier notified from 02.05.2021 to 30.05.2021.
2.  Train No. 02736 Yesvantpur - Secunderabad Express Special with effect commencing journey from Yesvantpur up to 14.06.2021 which was earlier notified from 03.05.2021 to 31.05.2021.
EXTENSION OF PARTIAL CANCELLATION
Trains as detailed below will be partially cancelled:
1.  Train No. 07419/07021 Tirupati/Hyderabad – Vasco-da-gama Express Special will be partially cancelled between Hubballi – Vasco-da-gama with effect commencing journey from Tirupati/Hyderabad from 03.06.2021 to 10.06.2021 which was earlier notified from 20.05.2021 to 27.05.2021.
2.  Train No. 07420/07022 Vasco-da-gama - Tirupati/Hyderabad Express Special will be partially cancelled between Vasco-da-gama - Hubballi with effect commencing journey from Vasco-da-gama from 04.06.2021 to 11.06.2021 which was earlier notified from 21.05.2021 to 28.05.2021.
                                                                    Chief Public Relations Officer                                                                         South Western Railway, Hubballi
Jan 24 (00:26) Coaching depot & 3rd gate RoB Phase 1 to be completed by April 2021 (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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News Entry# 434839  Blog Entry# 4854923   
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Jan 24 2021 (00:26)
Station Tag: Khanapur/KNP added by KSK is SWR HQ SK now serving its actual purpose/48335

Jan 24 2021 (00:26)
Station Tag: Kudachi/KUD added by KSK is SWR HQ SK now serving its actual purpose/48335

Jan 24 2021 (00:26)
Station Tag: Ghataprabha/GPB added by KSK is SWR HQ SK now serving its actual purpose/48335

Jan 24 2021 (00:26)
Station Tag: Miraj Junction/MRJ added by KSK is SWR HQ SK now serving its actual purpose/48335

Jan 24 2021 (00:26)
Station Tag: Londa Junction/LD added by KSK is SWR HQ SK now serving its actual purpose/48335

Jan 24 2021 (00:26)
Station Tag: Belagavi (Belgaum)/BGM added by KSK is SWR HQ SK now serving its actual purpose/48335
SHRI IRANNA KADADI, HON’BLE MP (RAJYA SABHA) MEETS GM/SWR TO DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO BELAGAVI
Shri Iranna Kadadi, Hon’ble MP, (Rajya Sabha) today visited Rail Soudha, SWR Head quarters to discuss issues pertaining to Belagavi constituency with Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR and other railway officers. Shri Arvind Malkhede, Divisional Railway Manager, Hubballi, Shri Anil Pavithran, PCCM/SWR, Shri H M Dinesh, CPTM/SWR, , Shri T V Bhusan, CE/CN-II/Hubballi, Smt E Vijaya, DGM & CPRO/SWR and Shri Arun G Patil, AGM/RVNL were present in the meeting.
Hon’ble MP, Shri Iranna Kadadi enquired about the
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progress of works of re-development works of Belagavi station and coaching depot being taken up at Belagavi.
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR informed that the new station building at Belagavi is being constructed in 3 blocks. Slab and masonry works all the 3 floors of the both side blocks were completed and finishing works are in progress. Work in the Central block, is in progress.
First Floor Slab on Central block work completed in Nov.2020, slab planned for second and third floors of Central block in Jan. 2021 and Feb 2021 respectively. It was informed that the work of the Coaching depot in Belagavi is targeted to be completed in April 2021.
On the status of doubling of Londa – Miraj section, it was informed that section between Raybag-Chinchili-Kudachi was targeted commissioning in March 2021. The whole section from Londa to Miraj is targeted for commissioning in 2023. Work at the following New station buildings on the section was completed at Khanapur; Desur; Idhalhonda; Ghataprabha; Chikodi Road; Chinchili. Work of new station buildings is in progress at Gunji; Sambre; Sulebhavi; Raybag; Kudachi. Station Building work will be taken up at Suldhal; Pachapur; Gokak Road; Shedbal also.
Hon’ble MP enquired the status of cost-sharing work of Road overbridge at LC No.381 i.e Tilakawadi Gate No.03 at Belagavi City. It was informed that work is in progress for first two lanes and targeted for completion by April, 2021. After completion of first two lanes, remaining two lanes work will be taken up. For remaining 5 ROBs in and around Belagavi, Permission for closure of Road, consent for cost sharing, sparing of funds is awaited and works will be taken up once the same are received.
Hon’be MP, requested GM for resuming short distance underserved passenger trains for facilitating public travel which were cancelled in view of Covid -19 pandemic lock down w.e.f 22.03.2020. It was informed that restoration of train services is being done as per the instructions of Ministry of Railways in consultation with Ministry of Health and Home Affairs.
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR stated that demands raised by Hon’ble MP will be examined and necessary action will be taken. He has assured Hon’ble MP that projects are being taken up expeditiously for developing infrastructure
Dec 21 2020 (16:14) Doubling of railway line commissioned between Chikodi road – Raybag section (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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News Entry# 429379  Blog Entry# 4819203   
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Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Kudachi/KUD added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Ghataprabha/GPB added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Rayabag/RBG added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Chikodi Road/CKR added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335
Newly laid double line between Chikodi Road and Raybag stations (13.94 Km) on South Western Railway was commissioned on 16.12.2020. This double line between Chikodi and Raybag is part of the 186 km of doubling of Londa – Miraj project sanctioned in 2015-16 at a cost of Rs.1191 Cr.
This is the second section of this project which is being commissioned. The doubling between Ghatprabha to Chikodi Road (16 Km) part of the same project was commissioned last year. This section between Raybag to Kuduchi is also targeted for commissioning by 2021. During the time of Late Suresh Angadi, MoSR, this project was being personally monitored by MoSR for improving connectivity between Bengaluru to Mumbai.
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A. K. Rai, Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS)/Southern Circle, Bengaluru conducted statutory inspection and speed trial of newly laid double line earlier in Nov last month. The new BG doubling line is in Belagavi district of Karnataka state and now opened simultaneously for goods and passenger traffic between Chikodi Road and Raybag stations. There are 21 Minor Bridges, 4 Road Under bridges and one Canal Bridge on this section. One manned Level crossing with Special Class interlocking has been provided.
At Raybag New Station Building with the upgraded amenities are being provided: Gents Waiting Hall; Ladies Waiting Hall; AC Waiting Hall; Two New Platforms; One Foot Over Bridge; Circulating area etc.
During this Doubling work, the yard is remodeled and number of lines are increased from three to five with one dedicated goods line with goods platform for handling goods traffic.
Chikodi Station is a four Road station provided with Electronic interlocking with centralized operation of points and signals from operator VDU (Dual VDU) with multiple Aspect colour light signals and motor operated points.
Raybag Station is a five Road station provided with Electronic interlocking with centralized operation of points and signals from operator VDU (Dual VDU) with multiple Aspect colour light signals and motor operated points.
The work of doubling in the section was monitored by Shri K C Swami, Chief Administrative Officer/Construction and executed by Shri T V Bhusan, CE/CN/II/UBL, Shri G Santhiram, CSTE/CN and officers of SWR Construction organization.
Non Interlocking works for connecting Raybag & Chikodi Road commenced on 15.12.2020 and was completed on 16.12.2020 at 18.50 hrs. Shri Arvind Malkhede, Divisional Railway Manager, Hubballi monitored the work at the stations to ensure early commission the section. Officers and staff of Hubballi Division worked continuously for successful completion of the NI at Raybag and Chikodi Road.
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR commended the work of Construction team and Hubballi Division and said that work of Doubling of track was a priority and SWR is increasing line capacity for better and faster connectivity over the Zone. The work of doubling in other sections between Londa and Miraj is in progress and once it is completed Bengaluru – Mumbai connectivity will be further strengthened.


Oct 31 2020 (10:57) Daily festival special express between Tirupati – Kolhapur (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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News Entry# 423309  Blog Entry# 4763268   
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Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Ghataprabha/GPB added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Miraj Junction/MRJ added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Guntakal Junction/GTL added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Ballari Junction (Bellary)/BAY added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Hosapete Junction (Hospet)/HPT added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Koppal/KBL added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Gadag Junction/GDG added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Dharwad/DWR added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Hubballi Junction (Hubli)/UBL added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Station Tag: Belagavi (Belgaum)/BGM added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Oct 31 2020 (10:57)
Train Tag: Haripriya Festival Special/07416 added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335
Railways has decided to run Train No. 07415/07416 Tirupati – Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus Kolhapur – Tirupati Festival Special Express in view of Durga Puja, Deepawali and Chhath Puja as detailed below:-
Train No. 07415 Tirupati – Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus Kolhapur Festival Special Express will depart daily from Tirupati at 21:00 hrs and arrive Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus Kolhapur at 16:35 hrs on the next day with effect commencing journey from Tirupati from 28.10.2020 to 16.11.2020.
Enroute the train will have stoppages at Renigunta – 21:20/21:22 hrs, Cuddapah –
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23:18/23:20 hrs, Yerraguntla – 00:03/00:05 hrs, Tadipatri – 01:18/01:20 hrs, Gooty – 02:08/02:10 hrs, Guntakal – 02:58/03:00 hrs, Ballari – 04:20/04:25 hrs, Toranagallu – 04:54/04:55 hrs, Hosapete – 05:30/05:35 hrs, Koppal – 06:14/06:15 hrs, Gadag – 07:13/07:15 hrs, Hubballi – 08:25/08:35 hrs, Dharwad – 09:04/09:05 hrs, Alnavar – 09:39/09:40 hrs, Londa – 10:24/10:25 hrs, Khanapur – 10:49/10:50 hrs, Belagavi – 11:25/11:30 hrs, Ghatprabha – 12:43/12:45 hrs, Raybag – 13:14/13:15 hrs, Kudachi – 13:34/13:35 hrs, Miraj – 14:55/15:15 hrs and Hatkanagale –15:39/15:40 hrs.
In the return direction Train No. 07416 Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus Kolhapur – Tirupati Festival Special Express will depart daily from Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus Kolhapur at 11:30 hrs and arrive Tirupati at 08:00 hrs on the next day with effect commencing journey from Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus Kolhapur from 30.10.2020 to 18.11.2020.
Enroute the train will have stoppages at Hatkanagale – 11:59/12:00 hrs, Miraj – 13:10/13:20 hrs, Kudachi – 13:53/13:55 hrs, Raybag – 14:14/14:15 hrs, Ghatprabha – 14:43/14:45 hrs, Belagavi – 15:45/15:50 hrs, Khanapur – 16:14/16:15 hrs, Londa – 16:49/16:50 hrs, Alnavar – 17:39/17:40 hrs, Dharwad – 18:20/18:22 hrs, Hubballi – 19:10/19:20 hrs, Gadag – 20:28/20:30 hrs, Koppal – 21:33/21:35 hrs, Hosapete – 22:38/22:40 hrs, Toranagallu – 23:28/23:30 hrs, Ballari – 00:28/00:30 hrs, Guntakal – 01:30/01:40 hrs, Gooty – 02:13/02:15 hrs, Tadipatri – 02:53/02:55 hrs, Yerraguntla – 04:03/04:05 hrs, Cuddapah – 04:53/04:55 hrs and Renigunta – 07:13/07:15 hrs.
The train will have a composition of 21 coaches i.e. ONE 1st AC cum AC 2 – Tier Coach, ONE AC 2 – Tier Coach, THREE AC 3 – Tier Coaches, TWELVE Second Class Sleeper Coaches, TWO General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class Luggage Cum Brake Vans.
With notification of above 2 trains, total 64 festival special trains will be run by SWR to various destinations within the Country.
Above festival special trains will be fully reserved services. Hand sanitization, thermal screening of passengers, social distancing, wearing of face cover/mask by passengers and other health protocol will be scrupulously followed.
Aug 13 2020 (13:16) Speed of Trains in between Ghatprabha and Chikodi increased (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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News Entry# 416276  Blog Entry# 4686753   
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Aug 13 2020 (13:16)
Station Tag: Chikodi Road/CKR added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Aug 13 2020 (13:16)
Station Tag: Ghataprabha/GPB added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335
Stations:  Ghataprabha/GPB   Chikodi Road/CKR  
South Western Railway has undertaken Track Renewal and Engineering Works spreading over the section between Ghatprabha and Chikodi sections. With these track renovation and engineering works, the mobility of trains on this section has been increased considerably from 10.08.2020. This has been done by reducing permanent speed restriction, expeditious removal of temporary speed restrictions to maintain long restriction free stretches to the extent possible.
Speed trial of both UP & DN line at 120-124 kmph (10% more than proposed sectional speed of 110 Kmph) was done by SWR on 05/08/2020. This could be done based on the authorization given by (CRS) Commissioner of Railway Safety, speed trial test results and detailed window trailing inspection of the section.
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division has completed all safety works on the section as directed by CRS in a record 22 days well before the target period of 3 months. Shri Vinod Bampal, Chief Track Engineer, nominated by CRS for conducting speed trial and further authorization for raising sectional speed from 70/90 kmph to 110 kmph, has conducted speed trial, Oscillation Monitoring System (OMS) run and other statutory inspection of the section and certified increase in speed of the section.
The following track related works were carried out by Hubballi division of SWR in ensuring this feat in record time:-
1. Ballasting by unloading 5 rakes equivalent to 5000 cubic metre of ballast
2. Tamping by DUOMATIC machine for 30 Track KM (15 UP and DN line), duly slewing the curves and raising of the super elevation to make them fit for higher speeds
3. One round of De-stressing of the track with greasing and sealing of the liner contact area.
4. O&E (Opening and examination) of 03 LC no’s 428,429 & 432 to attend the pumping location by removal of perished and grooved sleepers, check rail and other LC fittings and fastening attention.
5. Cess works at high embankment location of Km 676-678 to ensure adequate drainage, prevention of rolling down of ballast, cross levels attention etc.
The engineering works were result of persistent monitoring of Shri Vipul Kumar, Principal Chief Engineer and Shri Arvind Malkhede, Divisional Railway Manager/Hubballi.
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR has informed that increasing of speed on this section from 70/90 to 110 Kmph will improve mobility and enable SWR to run both freight and passenger trains faster. First section of Hubballi division to have Sectional speed of 110 Kmph.

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