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As per direction of Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Hon’ble MoSR to improve connectivity between two important cities of Karnataka South Western Railway has decided to extend the Train No. 17326/17325 Ashokapuram – Hubballi – Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express up to Belagavi.
Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways and Shri Laxman S. Savadi, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister & Transport, Agriculture Minister, Government of Karnataka will flag off the extended Inaugural Special as Train No. 07325 Belagavi - Ashokapuram Express at 16:30 hrs o­n 01.11.2019 from Belagavi. This inaugural special will run to open timings up to Mysuru.
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regular extended service of train No. 17326/17325 Ashokapuram – Hubballi – Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express will be as follows: -
Train No. 17326 Ashokapuram – Hubballi Vishwamanava Express commencing journey from 01.11.2019 will run up to Belagavi instead of Hubballi as Train No. 17326 Ashokapuram – Belagavi Vishwamanava Express. Accordingly this train will depart from Ashokapuram at 05:15 hrs to arrive Hubballi at 18:53 hrs and depart at 19:05 hrs to reach Belagavi at 22:30 hrs.
Enroute there is no change in schedule of this train between Ashokapuram – Hubballi. After Hubballi the train will arrive / depart Dharwad – 19:30/19:32, Mugad – 19:54/19:55 hrs, Kambarganvi – 20:06/20:07 hrs, Alnawar – 20:24/20:25 hrs, Tavargatti – 20:36/20:37 hrs, Devarayi – 20:49/20:50 hrs, Londa – 21:04/21:06 hrs, Gunji – 21:22/21:23 hrs, Khanapur – 21:34/21:35 hrs and Desur – 21:51/21:52 hrs.
In the return direction Train No. 17325 Hubballi – Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express commencing journey from 02.11.2019 will originate from Belagavi instead of Hubballi as Train No. 17325 Belagavi - Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express. Accordingly this train will depart from Belagavi at 05:00 hrs to arrive Hubballi at 08:30 hrs and depart at 08.45 hrs to reach Ashokapuram at 21:15 hrs.
Enroute this train will arrive/depart Desur – 05:09/05:10 hrs, Khanapur – 05:24/05:25 hrs, Gunji – 05:35/05:36 hrs, Londa – 05:48/05:50 hrs, Devarayi – 06:07/06:08 hrs, Tavargatti – 06:19/06:20 hrs, Alnawar – 06:29/06:30 hrs, Kambarganvi – 06:40/06:41 hrs, Mugad – 06:50/06:51 hrs and Dharwad – 07:20/07:22. There is no change in schedule of this train between Hubballi – Ashokapuram.
The train will have a composition of o­nE AC Chair Car, FOUR Chair Cars, ELEVEN General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class Luggage cum Brake Vans.
This train will cover about 755 KM of distance and benefitted to the people of fifteen districts of Karnataka.
Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways and Shri Laxman S. Savadi, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister & Transport, Agriculture Minister, Government of Karnataka will also announce o­n same day the regularization and conversion to latest LHB coaches to Train No. 06526/06525 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Express to provide comfortable journey.
Features of Linke-Hofmann Busch Coaches (LHB Coaches): -
Indian Railways have been transporting passenger traffic mainly through coaches of ICF design. To overcome the limitations in terms of Speed potential, Heavy corrosion, Poor riding comfort&Wearing of parts in the under gear of coaches of ICF design, Indian Railways is suit change over the LHB coaches.
These coaches are produced by Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala. These coaches were first commissioned in the year 2001. LHB coaches are far superior to ICF coaches with respect to passenger comfort, safety, speed, corrosion, maintenance and aesthetics. These coaches are also longer as compared to ICF design resulting into more carrying capacity.
The benefits from these types of coaches are as under: -
i.Higher carrying capacity - These coaches are about 2 meters longer than ICF coaches. With this extra length two additional rows of chairs in chair cars or o­ne additional bay in sleeper coaches can be accommodated.
ii.The weight of LHB coach is lesser as compared to ICF design coaches. LHB coach can accommodate 72 passengers as compared to 64 in conventional AC III Tier Coach. Thus giving better pay to tare ratio.
iii.Low corrosion – There will be low corrosion of LHB coaches due to extensive usage of Stainless Steel and better design and manufacturing techniques.
iv.Low Maintenance – Replacement and removal of sub-systems will be required o­nly after o­ne million kilometers.
v.LHB Coaches have aesthetically superior interiors with FRP panels for side wall and roof. They can be removed easily for maintenance, resist water seepage and are wear resistant;
vi.There are no visible screws inside the passenger compartments.
vii.Better passenger comfort: Better Riding Index has been specified as compared to conventional ICF coaches.
viii. LHB coach offers better passenger safety due to:
§Use of fire retardant materials for furnishing.
§Provision of emergency open able windows.
§Vertically interlocked Centre Buffer Couplers.
ix.LHB coach offers better passenger amenities due to:
§More space for pantry;
§Individual reading light in chair car;
§Ergonomically designed chairs with reclining back rest
After introduction o­n 29.06.2019 Train No.06526/06525 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Tatkal Superfast Express has been highly popular and always ran to full occupancy. As the train is well patronized, being fast and convenient overnight means to connect Belagavi with Bengaluru, this train is made as a regular service as Train No. 20654/20653 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Superfast Express with effect from 01.11.2019.

Table of fare difference:
Train Nos.---06526/06525 Tatkal Superfast Express-----920654/20653 Superfast Express
----------------Old fare (Rs.)------New fare (Rs.)------Diff (Rs.)
I AC -------------------2730-------------2310----------------420
2AC-------------------1755-------------1375-----------------380
3AC-------------------1235---------------970-----------------265
SL-----------------------465---------------370--------------------95


Oct 31 2019 (11:45) VISHWAMANAVA EXPRESS extended upto Belagavi from Nov 1 (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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Oct 31 2019 (11:45)
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Oct 31 2019 (11:45)
Station Tag: Belagavi (Belgaum)/BGM added by KA Festive Spls Bidr Bjp Bgm Kawr~/48335
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FLAGGING OFF OF EXTENSION OF TRAIN No. 17326 / 17325 ASHOKAPURAM – HUBBALLI – ASHOKAPURAM VISHWAMANAVA EXPRESS UP TO BELAGAVI AND REGULARIZATION OF TRAIN NO. 06526/06525 BELAGAVI – KSR BENGALURU – BELAGAVI
As per the direction of Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Hon’ble MoSR to improve connectivity between two important cities of Karnataka South Western Railway has decided to extend the Train No. 17326/17325 Ashokapuram – Hubballi – Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express up to Belagavi.
Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways and Shri Laxman S. Savadi, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister &
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Transport, Agriculture Minister, Government of Karnataka will flag off the extended Inaugural Special as Train No. 07325 Belagavi – Ashokapuram Express at 16:30 hrs on 01.11.2019 from Belagavi. This inaugural special will run to open timings up to Mysuru.
The regular extended service of train No. 17326/17325 Ashokapuram – Hubballi – Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express will be as follows: –
Train No. 17326 Ashokapuram – Hubballi Vishwamanava Express commencing the journey from 01.11.2019 will run up to Belagavi instead of Hubballi as Train No. 17326 Ashokapuram – Belagavi Vishwamanava Express. Accordingly, this train will depart from Ashokapuram at 05:15 hrs to arrive Hubballi at 18:53 hrs and depart at 19:05 hrs to reach Belagavi at 22:30 hrs.
Enroute there is no change in the schedule of this train between Ashokapuram – Hubballi. After Hubballi the train will arrive / depart Dharwad – 19:30/19:32, Mugad – 19:54/19:55 hrs, Kambarganvi – 20:06/20:07 hrs, Alnawar – 20:24/20:25 hrs, Tavargatti – 20:36/20:37 hrs, Devarayi – 20:49/20:50 hrs, Londa – 21:04/21:06 hrs, Gunji – 21:22/21:23 hrs, Khanapur – 21:34/21:35 hrs and Desur – 21:51/21:52 hrs.
In the return direction Train No. 17325 Hubballi – Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express commencing the journey from 02.11.2019 will originate from Belagavi instead of Hubballi as Train No. 17325 Belagavi – Ashokapuram Vishwamanava Express. Accordingly, this train will depart from Belagavi at 05:00 hrs to arrive Hubballi at 08:30 hrs and depart at 08.45 hrs to reach Ashokapuram at 21:15 hrs.
Enroute this train will arrive/depart Desur – 05:09/05:10 hrs, Khanapur – 05:24/05:25 hrs, Gunji – 05:35/05:36 hrs, Londa – 05:48/05:50 hrs, Devarayi – 06:07/06:08 hrs, Tavargatti – 06:19/06:20 hrs, Alnawar – 06:29/06:30 hrs, Kambarganvi – 06:40/06:41 hrs, Mugad – 06:50/06:51 hrs and Dharwad – 07:20/07:22. There is no change in the schedule of this train between Hubballi – Ashokapuram.
The train will have a composition of ONE AC Chair Car, FOUR Chair Cars, ELEVEN General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class Luggage cum Brake Vans.
This train will cover about 755 KM of distance and benefit to the people of fifteen districts of Karnataka.
Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways and Shri Laxman S. Savadi, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister & Transport, Agriculture Minister, Government of Karnataka will also announce on the same day the regularization and conversion to latest LHB coaches to Train No. 06526/06525 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Express to provide a comfortable journey.
Features of Linke-Hofmann Busch Coaches (LHB Coaches):-
Indian Railways have been transporting passenger traffic mainly through coaches of ICF design. To overcome the limitations in terms of Speed potential, Heavy corrosion, Poor riding comfort&Wearing of parts in the under gear of coaches of ICF design, Indian Railways is suit change over the LHB coaches.
These coaches are produced by Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala. These coaches were first commissioned in the year 2001. LHB coaches are far superior to ICF coaches with respect to passenger comfort, safety, speed, corrosion, maintenance and aesthetics. These coaches are also longer as compared to ICF design resulting into more carrying capacity.
The benefits from these types of coaches are as under:-
i. Higher carrying capacity – These coaches are about 2 meters longer than ICF coaches. With this extra length, two additional rows of chairs in chair cars or one additional bay in sleeper coaches can be accommodated.
ii. The weight of LHB coach is lesser as compared to ICF design coaches. LHB coach can accommodate 72 passengers as compared to 64 in conventional AC III Tier Coach. Thus giving better pay to tare ratio.
iii. Low corrosion – There will be low corrosion of LHB coaches due to extensive usage of Stainless Steel and better design and manufacturing techniques.
iv. Low Maintenance – Replacement and removal of sub-systems will be required only after one million kilometers.
v. LHB Coaches have aesthetically superior interiors with FRP panels for sidewall and roof. They can be removed easily for maintenance, resist water seepage and are wear-resistant;
vi. There are no visible screws inside the passenger compartments.
vii. Better passenger comfort: Better Riding Index has been specified as compared to conventional ICF coaches.
viii. LHB coach offers better passenger safety due to:
 Use of fire retardant materials for furnishing.
 Provision of emergency open able windows.
 Vertically interlocked Centre Buffer Couplers.
ix. LHB coach offers better passenger amenities due to :
 More space for pantry;
 Individual reading light in chair car;
 Ergonomically designed chairs with reclining back rest
After introduction on 29.06.2019 Train No.06526/06525 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Tatkal Superfast Express has been highly popular and always ran to full occupancy. As the train is well patronized, being fast and convenient overnight means to connect Belagavi with Bengaluru, this train is made as a regular service as Train No. 20654/20653 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Superfast Express with effect from 01.11.2019.
Table of fare difference:
Train Nos. 06526/06525 Tatkal Superfast Express 20654/20653 Superfast Express Diff (Rs.)
Old fare (Rs.) New fare (Rs.)
I AC 2730 2310 420
2AC 1755 1375 380
3AC 1235 970 265
SL 465 370 95
Oct 30 2019 (14:28) Belagavi railway station to get airport like amenities for passengers (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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Shri Suresh Angadi, Hon’ble MoSR today (26.10.2019) reviewed the redevelopment works of Belagavi Railway station.
Speaking to the Press on this occasion, Hon’ble MoSR informed that new station building is being constructed at Belagavi and a second entry is also coming up on Tilakwadi/Southside. New Station building will have G + 3 floors with approx 4000 sqm area at a cost of Rs.14Cr. It is planned with all modern facilities on par with Airports. Shri Suresh Angadi directed Railway officers to complete the station building by next year’s Deepawali. The new station building will have wide concourse, parking for two/ four wheelers, reservation counters and AC and general waiting rooms. Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR, Shri Rajesh Mohan, Divisional Railway Manager /
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Hubballi and other senior officers were present.
The new energy-efficient building with modern amenities in place of the existing station building will have modern amenities as below:
Concourse for free movement of passengers
Modern booking counters
Executive lounge
Waiting hall for Ladies/Gents
Food court
Retiring rooms
Dormitory
MoSR informed the media that Train No.17325/17326 Ashokapuram (Mysuru) – Hubballi – Ashokapuram (Mysuru) Vishwamanava Express service will be extended upto Belagavi Railway station with effect from 1st November, 2019.
Hon’ble MoSR also informed the media that due to good patronising of Train No. 06526/06525 Belagavi-KSR Bengaluru-Belagavi Tatkal Special will be made a regular train havinglatest technology LHB coachesfrom 1st November, 2019 with normal ticket fare instead of Tatkal fare. This will reduce the ticket fare substantially. (Table of fare difference enclosed).
Hon’ble MoSR also informed the media that Infrastructure development was a priority and had advised Railway officials to complete doubling between Londa – Miraj by the year 2021.
Hon’ble MoSR informed that a Coaching depot is being planned at Belagavi that will enable starting of trains from Belagavi. This will help in increasing more number of trains from Belagavi as maintenance at Belagavi will reduce dependency on other cities for train maintenance.
Aug 10 2019 (23:39) Southern Railway to operate special trains to Kerala (www.thehindubusinessline.com)
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The Southern Railway on Saturday announced operation of special trains to and from Kerala, which is facing torrential downpour and floods, to clear stranded passengers. However, services remained affected in the Palakkad and Trivandrum divisions for the second day, with the Southern Railway announcing cancellation of 15 trains in these routes, covering various destinations.
On Saturday, the Southern Railway announced operation of specials beteween Ernakulam-Chennai, Chennai-Kollam and Bengaluru-Kollam. Train No 02640 Ernakulam-Chennai Egmore is scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 5 p.m on Saturday while Train No 02623 Dr MGR Chennai Central-Kollam will depart from here at 8 p.m. Train No 06526 KSR Bengaluru-Kollam passenger special is scheduled to leave from KSR Bengaluru at 8 p.m on August 10. “Reservations for the
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above passenger special trains are open,” an official release said.
Jul 10 2019 (01:27) EXTENSION OF SERVICES OF TRAIN NO. 06526/06525 BELAGAVI – KSR BENGALURU – BELAGAVI DAILY TATKAL SUPERFAST EXPRESS SPECIAL (swr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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South Western Railway is pleased to extend the services of Train No.06526 / 06525 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Daily Tatkal Superfast Express via Londa, Hubballi, Arsikere, Tumakuru which was recently flagged off byShri Suresh Channabasappa Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways as detailed below: -
The services of Train No.06526 / 06525 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Daily Tatkal Superfast Express Special will be extended from 30.07.2019 to 31.10.2019.
Train No. 06526 Belagavi – KSR Bengaluru Daily Tatkal Superfast Express Special will depart from Belagavi at 21:00 hrs and
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arrive at KSR Bengaluru at 07:00 hrs o­n next day further from 30.07.2019 to 31.10.2019.
Enroute the train will arrive / depart Dharwad – 23:10 / 23:12 hrs, Hubballi - 23:45 / 23:55 hrs, Davangere – 01:58 / 02:00 hrs, Arsikere – 04:10 / 04:15 hrs, Tumakuru – 05:33 / 05:35 hrs and Yesvantpur – 06:33 / 06:35 hrs.
In the return direction Train No. 06525 KSR Bengaluru – Belagavi Daily Tatkal Superfast Express Special will depart from KSR Bengaluru at 21: 00 hrs and arrive Belagavi at 07:00 hrs o­n next day further from 30.07.2019 to 31.10.2019.
Enroute the train will arrive / depart Yesvantpur – 21:10 / 21:12 hrs, Tumakuru – 22:08 / 22:10 hrs, Arsikere – 23:25 / 23:30 hrs, Davangere – 01:38 / 01:40 hrs, Hubballi - 04:10 / 04:20 hrs, Dharwad - 04:43 /04:45 hrs.
The Train will have a composition of ONE AC 2-tier Coach, TWO AC 3-tier Coaches, SEVEN Second Class Sleeper Coaches, TWO General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class with Luggage cum Brake-van.
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