Mysuru: The newly-introduced train from Mysuru to Hubballi via Bengaluru, which was scheduled to be launched by the South Western Railway (SWR) 10 days ago, will finally be flagged off today.
The new train, Train No. 17325/17326 Hubballi-Mysuru-Hubballi (via Bengaluru) Daily Express, will be flagged off from Platform No.6 of City Railway Station at 3 pm today by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, through video link from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.
The regular service of this train from Mysuru will begin tomorrow (May 24) at 6.15 am.
Union Ministers D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Ananth Kumar, Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi and Nirmala Sitharaman will be the chief guests.
Simultaneously, at Mysuru Railway Station, MP Pratap Simha, Minister Tanveer Sait, Dy. Chairman of Karnataka Legislative Council Marithibbegowda, ZP President Nayeema Sulthana, Mayor M.J. Ravikumar, MLAs Vasu, G.T. Devegowda and M.K. Somashekar and MLCs K.T. Srikantegowda and R. Dharmasena will give a green signal to the new train.
This new train which departs from Mysuru at 6.15 am daily will facilitate thousands of government employees and workers from unorganised sector from Mysuru to reach their work places on the Mysuru-Bengaluru route. The train is expected to ease pressure on Chamundi Express that leaves Mysuru at 6.45 am.
Accordingly, Train No. 17325, Hubballi – Mysuru Daily Express departs Hubballi at 08:00 hrs. and reaches Mysuru at 20:40 hrs.
Enroute, the train arrives/departs Yalgivi at 08:44/08:45 hrs., Haveri at 09:08/09:10 hrs., Byadgi at 09:21/09:22 hrs., Ranibennur at 09:33/09:35 hrs., Harihar at 10:18/10:20 hrs., Davangere at 10:43/10:45 hrs., Chikjajur at 11:44/11:45 hrs., Ajjampur at 12:24/12:25 hrs., Birur at 12:50/12:52 hrs., Kadur at 13:01/13:03 hrs., Arsikere at 13:40/13:45 hrs., Tiptur at 14:18/14:20 hrs., Tumakuru at 16:13/16:15 hrs., Yesvantpur at 17:14/17:16 hrs., KSR Bengaluru at 17:40/17:45 hrs., Kengeri at 18:04/18:05 hrs., Bidadi at 18:19/18:20 hrs., Ramanagram, at 18:34/18:35 hrs., Channapatna at 18:44/18:45 hrs., Maddur at 19:04/19:05 hrs., Mandya at 19:20/19:22 hrs., Pandavapura at 19:53/19:55 hrs., Srirangapatna at 20:01/20:02 hrs.
In the return direction, Train No. 17326, Mysuru – Hubballi Daily Express departs Mysuru at 06:15 hrs. and reaches Hubballi at 19:05 hrs.
Enroute, the train arrives/departs Srirangapatna at 06:29/06:30 hrs., Pandavapura at 06:34/06:35 hrs., Mandya at 06:58/07:00 hrs., Maddur at 07:19/07:20 hrs., Channapatna at 07:39/07:40 hrs., Ramanagram at 07:55/07:56 hrs., Bidadi at 08:09/08:10 hrs., Kengeri at 08:30/08:32 hrs., KSR Bengaluru at 09:10/09:15 hrs., Yesvantpur at 09:24/09:25 hrs., Tumakuru at 10:28/10:30 hrs., Tiptur at 11:43/11:45 hrs., Arsikere at 12:20/12:25 hrs., Kadur. at 13:03/13:05 hrs., Birur at 13:13/13:15 hrs., Ajjampur at 13:33/13:34 hrs., Chikjajur at 14:15/14:16 hrs., Davangere at 15:03/15:05 hrs., Harihar at 15:33/15:35 hrs., Ranibennur at 16:00/06:01 hrs., Byadgi at 16:24/16:25 hrs., Haveri at 16:38/16:40 hrs., Yalgivi at 17:09/17:10 hrs.
The train composition will have 16 coaches comprising one Second Class Chair Car, 13 General Second Class coaches and two Second Class Luggage-cum-Brake van with Disabled friendly compartment..
Hubballi – Varanasi Weekly Express
On the occasion, Train No. 17323 / 17324 – Hubballi-Varanasi – Hubballi Weekly Express will also be flagged off by the Railway Minister through video link.