SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Press Release No. 91 Dt. 01.07.2019
SALIENT FEATURES OF NEW RAILWAY TIME TABLE
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, General Manager of South Western Railway released New South Regional Railway Time Table at Rail Soudha today i.e. on 01.07.2019. This time table has come into effect from 01.07.2019. The salient features of New Southern Zone Railway Time Table are as follows: -
SALIENT FEATURES OF NEW TIME TABLE
Come into effect from 01.07.2019.
Ø20 (Twenty) New Trains were introduced in the last one year from April-2018 to June-2019. These include: -
·2 (Two) 6 days a week Jan Shatabdi Express between KSR Bengaluru & Shivamogga Town.
·2 (Two) Six days a week Uday Express (Double Decker) between KSR Bengaluru &Coimbatore
·4 (Four) Humsafar – Express between Banaswadi – Patna & Banaswadi – Kochuveli &
·6 (Six) weekly Express important being Yesvantpur – Hubballi, Mysuru – Renigunta, Yesvantpur – Pandharpur.
·2 (Two)Tri-weekly Express Yesvantpur – Mangaluru Central & back.
·2 (Two) Daily Express, including train from Hubli up to Gangavathi.
·2 (Two) Five days a week (RAIL BUS) between Bagalkot – Khajjiidhoni
Ø31 (Thirty-one) trains speeded up from 5 minutes to 75 minutes in South Western Railway jurisdiction :
·Nanded - Bengaluru Exp ( by 45 min),
·Vijayawada—Bengaluru Cantt. Pass ( by 50 min),
·Mysuru - Yesvantpur Pass ( by 25 min),
·Yesvantpur –Chikmagalur Pass (75 Mins. Or 1 hour 15 mins.),
·Talaguppa Mysuru Express (30 Mins.)
·Shivamogga Town –Talguppa Pass( by 30mins),
·Talguppa –KSR Bengaluru Exp. (40 Mins.)
ØFrequency increased 3 Express Trains
·(One Humsafar Weekly Express weekly to Bi-weekly,
· JanShatabdi express from 4 days a week to 6 days a week &
·11139/40 6 days a week express Chatrapati Shivaji -Gadag Express will be made daily from 1 st Oct
Ø10 (Ten) Pairs of trains extended
·( 7 Express trains, 1 DEMU special,1 MEMU train & 1 Passenger trains) in the last one year from April-2018 to June-2019.
22 Express Trains (11 pairs) Provided with LHB Rakes (from old conventional).
10 Conventional passenger/Express train rakes (5 Pairs) replaced with MEMU ensuring better acceleration
18 conventional rakes Converted to LHB rakes for improved safety & Passenger Comfort.
112 (One Hundred and Twelve) Trains Timings revised to facilitate convenience to the passengers. This includes 82 Express Trains, 30 Passenger Trains.
Revision of Train timings has been done reasonably and marginally keeping convenience of passengers in view. Changes have been mostly done at intermediate stations on slightly early departure on most of the cases.
Shri B.B. Singh, Additional General Manager; Shri H.S. Verma, Principal Chief Operations Manager; Shri H.M Dinesh, Chief Passenger Transportation Manager, all Principal Heads of the Departments, Officers were present.
Chief Public Relations Office