Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Topic
 Bookmarks
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 PNR Ref
 PNR Req
 Blank PNRs
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt
News Super Search
 ↓ 
×
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Category:
Zone:
Language:
IR Press Release:

Search
  Go  

दूरी नही मंज़िल भारी, साथ हो जब मेट्रो हमारी - Mushfique Khalid

Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
 
Fri Apr 23 12:49:38 IST
Home
Trains
ΣChains
Atlas
PNR
Forum
Quiz Feed
Topics
Gallery
News
FAQ
Trips/Spottings
Login
Post PNRAdvanced Search

SPGR/Sampige Road (2 PFs)
ಸಂಪಿಗೆ ರೋಡ್     संपिगे रोड

Track: Construction - Doubling+Electrification

Show ALL Trains
Mallenahalli, Channavaderahalli - 572225
State: Karnataka


Zone: SWR/South Western   Division: KSR Bengaluru (Bangalore)

No Recent News for SPGR/Sampige Road
Nearby Stations in the News
Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 9
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Rating: NaN/5 (0 votes)
cleanliness - n/a (0)
porters/escalators - n/a (0)
food - n/a (0)
transportation - n/a (0)
lodging - n/a (0)
railfanning - n/a (0)
sightseeing - n/a (0)
safety - n/a (0)
Show ALL Trains

Station News

Page#    Showing 1 to 1 of 1 News Items  
Apr 09 2020 (11:42) SWR runs 2 specials for staffers on Hubballi-Harihar route (www.deccanherald.com)
New/Special Trains
SWR/South Western
0 Followers
24026 views

News Entry# 404547  Blog Entry# 4608677   
  Past Edits
Apr 09 2020 (11:42)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Apr 09 2020 (11:42)
Station Tag: Tumakuru (Tumkur)/TK added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Apr 09 2020 (11:42)
Station Tag: Sampige Road/SPGR added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Apr 09 2020 (11:42)
Station Tag: Harihar/HRR added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Apr 09 2020 (11:42)
Station Tag: Hubballi Junction (Hubli)/UBL added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Apr 09 2020 (11:42)
Train Tag: KSR Bengaluru - Tumakuru Passenger/56221 added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Apr 09 2020 (11:42)
Train Tag: Hubli Harihar Passenger/598 added by Next train from SWR~/48335
The South Western Railway (SWR) is running two special trains between Hubballi and Harihar for the travel of its employees to work every day.
One of the trains, with two bogies and an engine, leaves Hubballi at 6.30 am and reaches Harihar at 9 am, covering a distance of 131 km.
In the return direction, the train leaves Harihar at 6.15 pm and reaches Hubballi at 8.45 pm. About 70 employees – station masters, pointsmen, engineers and gangmen -  travel on these trains daily boarding and deboarding at Kundgol, Savanur, Haveri, Ranebennur and
...
more...
other stations (a total of 12) on the way.
The running of the two trains requires 2,000 litres of diesel, costing Rs 1.4 lakh for the Railways each day.
Ten litres of diesel is consumed each time a train halts and restarts. The train has to halt even if there is one staffer boarding or deboarding.
The employees, who usually travel in passenger trains by showing their passes, had been using private vehicles after the lockdown was announced on March 24.
But the police used to stop them midway and create problems, despite showing the identity cards. Special trains started running after the matter was brought to the notice of the higher authorities.
Initially, the special train service started between Bengaluru and Sampige via Tumakuru. The Hubballi-Harihar service started on March 31.
The Railways spent Rs 11 lakh on diesel for the Hubballi-Harihar service between March 31 and April 7.
A total of 35 trains ran on the stretch daily before the lockdown came into effect. Presently, five to six goods trains ply on this stretch daily. Railways staffers say they have to be on duty every day, irrespective of the number of trains running. 
Deccan Herald News now on Telegram - Click here to subscribe
Related stories
HDFC deploys mobile ATMs during lockdown
Prolonged dry spell ups demand for neera
Lockdown triggers tomato price crash in Kolar
No shortage of ventilators, says Sudhakar
Cabinet to decide on extending lockdown today: Ashoka...
Two elephants found dead in MM Hills
What's Brewing
No press, no family: Space crew set for launch
COVID-19: Low public spend on healthcare a challenge?
Coronavirus prevents play at Motera cricket stadium
Mumbai set to extend coronavirus lockdown: Sources
Reliance launches COVID-19 protection insurance cover
Conduct free COVID-19 tests at pvt labs: Supreme Court
DH Picks
PM hints at extending coronavirus lockdown
Coronavirus news live updates: Lockdown in focus as India's... Live
Someone from India Can Win a ₹1,370 Crores US...
Urine-filled bottles thrown from Delhi quarantine
COVID-19: State-wise total confirmed cases on April 8...
How to subscribe to DH Telegram notifications
What's Brewing
No press, no family: Space crew set for launch
COVID-19: Low public spend on healthcare a challenge?
Coronavirus prevents play at Motera cricket stadium
Mumbai set to extend coronavirus lockdown: Sources
Reliance launches COVID-19 protection insurance cover
Conduct free COVID-19 tests at pvt labs: Supreme Court
What does your star sign say?
National
Karnataka
Bengaluru
Sports
Business
Multimedia
Opinion
Entertainment
Coronavirus Live Updates
Subscribe to DH on Telegram
Coronavirus Outbreak
Coronavirus Lockdown
COVID-19 | State-wise tally
CORONAVIRUS HELPLINES
DH Picks
Latest stories
Trending news
Services
Our group sites
We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve user experience. This includes personalising content and advertising. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy.
We use cookies.
Page#    Showing 1 to 1 of 1 News Items  

Go to Full Mobile site