Extend services of Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express
Voice of The Reader

Extend services of Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express

January 24, 2019

Sir,

Bengaluru is connected to New Delhi via Kacheguda/Secunderabad by 12649/12650 Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (5 days a week). The prestigious train operates only via Andhra Pradesh on Bengaluru-Gooty-Dhone-Kurnool line and thus there exists no room for this train’s stoppage anywhere within Karnataka.

 Further, there is now an urgent need to connect the interior Karnataka region to New Delhi from Bengaluru. The presence of many Government Offices, Ministries, Departments, educational institutions etc., in this region has resulted in the need to connect with an additional daily train — simultaneously connecting Hubballi and New Delhi on a daily basis. It is also ironical to note that Hubballi, which also serves as a Head Quarter Office for South Western Railway Zone, does not even boast of a daily connectivity originating from Bengaluru via Hubballi to New Delhi — an opportunity otherwise available by operating this train on suggested route.

While Kacheguda/Secunderabad as an originating Station is already well-connected to New Delhi through many popular trains, the suggestion to operate this  prestigious train via Hubballi on a daily basis will therefore not affect much of the route operations, demand and patronage.

Hence, the Railway authorities are requested to consider the suggestion to run 12649/12650 Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express via Hubballi on daily overnight arrangement basis.

Further if the feasibility challenge of operating on daily basis from Yeswantpur persists, the authorities  may even consider to extend this train either upto Mysuru or suburb stations of Mysuru like Ashokapuram, Nanjangud Town or Chamarajanagar.

As such this extension upto Mysuru may also fulfill the further need for a daily connectivity to New Delhi via Bengaluru-Hubballi-Dharwad-Belagavi-Miraj and Pune.

READ ALSO  Co-ordination needed between Ministries of Roadways, Railways, Civil Aviation and Environment

– S.D. Varun on e-mail, Bengaluru, 22.1.2019

You can also mail us your views, opinions, and stories to [email protected]

2 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Extend services of Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express”

  1. abhay says:

    It is not a good idea to change this route as so many people depend on this train on regular basis. Don’t consider this plea.

  2. Rajesha B says:

    Its a very good idea. May the concerned please look into it.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]