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17606/Kacheguda - Mangaluru Central Express
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Train No. 17606/17605 Kacheguda – Mangaluru Central – Kacheguda Express will be permanently augmented with one Sleeper Class Coach with effect from 04th February Ex. Kacheguda and 05th February, 2020 Ex. Mangaluru.
Wed Jan 29, 2020 (03:00PM)
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Tue Feb 25, 2014
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Permanent Augmentation of Express Trains with Additional Coaches
In order to provide additional travelling facility for wait-listed passenger, the following Express Trains are permanently augmented with additional coaches as detailed below:-
Permanent Augmentation of Trains:
1. Train No. 17623/17624 H.S Nanded – Shri Ganganagar – H.S Nanded Weekly Express will be permanently augmented with one Sleeper Class Coach with effect
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from 06th February Ex. Nanded and 08th February, 2020 Ex. Ganganagar.
2. Train No. 17221/17222 Kakinada Port – Mumbai LTT – Kakinada Port Express will be permanently augmented with two Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 01st February Ex. Kakinada port and 02nd February, 2020 Ex. Mumbai LTT.
3. Train No. 17615/17616 Kacheguda – Madurai – Kacheguda Weekly Express will be permanently augmented with one Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 01st February Ex. Kacheguda and 02nd February, 2020 Ex. Madurai.
4. Train No. 17606/17605 Kacheguda – Mangaluru Central – Kacheguda Express will be permanently augmented with one Sleeper Class Coach with effect from 04th February Ex. Kacheguda and 05th February, 2020 Ex. Mangaluru.
5. Train No. 17026/17025 Secunderabad – Manuguru – Secunderabad Express will be permanently augmented with one Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 01st February Ex. Secunderabad and 02nd February, 2020 Ex. Manuguru.
6. Train No. 17208/17207 Vijayawada – Sainagar Shirdi – Vijayawada Express will be permanently augmented with two Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 04th February Ex. Vijayawada and 05th February, 2020 Ex. Sainagar Shirdi.
7. Train No. 17480/17479 Tirupati – Puri – Tirupati Express will be permanently augmented with three Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 01st February Ex. Tirupati and 03rd February, 2020 Ex. Puri.
8. Train No. 17482/17481 Tirupati – Bilaspur – Tirupati Express will be permanently augmented with three Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 02nd February Ex. Tirupati and 04th February, 2020 Ex. Bilaspur.
9. Train No. 17652/17651 Kacheguda – Chengalpattu – Kacheguda Express will be permanently augmented with two Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 01st February Ex. Kacheguda and 04th February, 2020 Ex. Chengalpattu.
10. Train No. 17643/17644 Chengalpattu – Kakinada Port – Chengalpattu Circar Express will be permanently augmented with two Sleeper Class Coaches with effect from 02nd February Ex. Chengalpattu and 03rd February, 2020 Ex. Kakinada Port.
This is despite the recommendation made by Palakkad Division of Southern Railway
While it has been three months since Palakkad Division of Southern Railway recommended to the headquarters to extend Train No. 16575/16576 Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction-Yeshwantpur tri-weekly Gomateshwara Express to Mangaluru Central, the headquarters is yet to take any decision.
Following public outcry against terminating the train at Mangaluru Junction and stiff demand by Divisional Railway Users’ Consultative Committee member G. Hanumanth Kamath to run it till Central, the Division had in June itself recommended to the headquarters to extend the train to Central.
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While non-availability of platforms, pit-lines (for maintenance), and stabling lines (for parking) at Mangaluru Central is a fact, this could be overcome by shifting a few unpopular trains, the Division had told the headquarters.
If that is done, Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction Express — which arrives at Junction at 5.30 p.m. — may be received at Central at 5.45 pm. Similarly, the Mangaluru Junction-Yeshwantpur Express — which now leaves Junction at 11.30 a.m. — may depart Central at 11.15 a.m., the Division had informed.
The Division had identified three not so-popular trains that can be shifted from Central to Junction to facilitate extension of Gomateshwara Express to Central. They were —Train No. 16859/16860 Chennai Egmore-Mangaluru Central-Chennai Egmore Daily Express; Train No. 16857/16858 Puducherry-Mangaluru Central-Puducherry Weekly Express, and Train No. 17605/17606 Mangaluru Central-Kacheguda-Mangaluru Central Bi-weekly Express. It had said an average of 81 passengers boarded Egmore Express every day from Central between November 2016 and March 2017 while 169 passengers boarded the Kacheguda Express, and 190 people boarded the Puducherry Express.
Rail activists and West Coast Rail Yatri Abhivriddhi Sangha have been arguing that train connectivity to the State capital should be provided from the city centre.
Since Gomateshwara Express is being operated out of Junction, which is out of the city, not many people were enthusiastic to utilise the services, said Anil Hegde, Advisor to the Sangha.
Approval needed
Southern Railway General Manager Vashishta Johri told The Hindu that shifting of terminals of trains within the city requires approval from DRUCC as well as Zonal Railway Users’ Consultative Committee (ZRUCC). While DRUCC has already approved the proposal, Mr. Johri did not indicate when the ZRUCC would deliberate the issue. Chief Public Relations Officer P.A. Dhananjayan said headquarters decision cannot be spelt out before it is implemented and added every decision is aimed at enhancing passenger comfort.


As the pitline work at Mangaluru Central is expected to continue till December 23, Southern Railway will despatch and receive three trains each from Mangaluru Junction.
Train nos. 16858 Mangaluru Central- Puducherry Weekly Express (Sunday); 16566 Mangaluru Central-Yeshwantpur Weekly Express (Monday) and 17605 Mangaluru Central-Kacheguda Bi-Weekly Express (Wednesday) will leave from Mangaluru Junction instead of Mangaluru Central.
Train nos. 16857 Puducherry-Mangaluru Central Weekly Express (Sunday), 16565 Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Central Weekly Express (Monday) and 17606 Kacheguda-Mangaluru Central (Wednesday) bi-Weekly Express would be received at Mangaluru Junction, said a press release.
19-11-2015
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Trains Cancelled / Rescheduled
Due to heavy rains and water over flowing above danger level at Railway Bridge between Tada and Sullurpet stations o­n Gudur – Chennai section, bank slip between Yellakaru and Venkatagiri stations & Vendodu - Kondagunta stations and derailment between Nandalur-Mantapampalli o­n Guntakal Division, the following trains are cancelled as detailed below:-
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Cancelled due to want of its pairing rake:-
1. Train No. 17209 Bangalore – Kakinada Town Express is cancelled o­n 19thNovember, 2015.
2.Train No. 12836 Yesvantpur – Hatia Express is cancelled o­n 20th November, 2015.
3.Train No. 12551 Yesvantpur – Kamakhya AC Express o­n 21st November, 2015.
4.Train No. 02509 Bangalore Cantt – Kamakhya Suvidha Express o­n 20th November, 2015.
5.Train No. 17606 Kacheguda – Mangaluru Central Express o­n 20th November, 2015.
6.Train No. 22120 Kacheguda – Tirupati Double Decker Express o­n 21st November, 2015.
7.Train No. 22119 Tirupati – Kacheguda Double Decker Express o­n 22nd November, 2015.
8.Train No. 17482 Tirupati – Bilaspur Express o­n 22nd November, 2015.
II)Trains Rescheduled:-
1.Train No. 11012 H.Nanded – Mumbai LTT scheduled to depart H.Nanded at 06.30 hrs o­n 19thNovember, 2015 is rescheduled to depart at 22.00 hrs o­n the same day.
MANGALURU: Southern Railway (Palakkad Division) will take up major repair work of the pit line at Mangaluru Central yard form November 16 to December 15. In order to facilitate the work, train services will be regulated during this period.
Many trains will be cancelled. The service of Train No.22635 / 22636 Mangaluru - Madgoan - Mangaluru Intercity Express will remain cancelled during this period. The train services that will be terminated at or start from Mangaluru Junction instead of Mangaluru Central station during this period are: Train Nos.16565/16566 Yesvantpur-Mangaluru Central-Yesvantpur Weekly Express; Train Nos.17606/17605 Kacheguda-Mangaluru Central-Kacheguda Bi-weekly Express; Train Nos.16855/16856 Puducherry-Mangaluru Central-Puducherry weekly Express (Via. Salem) and Train Nos. 16857/16858 Puducherry-Mangalore Central-Puducherry weekly Express (Via. Erode, Tiruchchirappalli)
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to railway officials, Mangaluru Central station has three pit lines of which, the first one can handle maintenance of an 18-coach rake while the other two can accommodate a 24-coach rake. The repair work is proposed on one of these pit lines will be capable of accommodating a 24-coach rake at a cost of Rs 63 lakh.
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