Monday, September 10, 2012

New passenger train service between Mysore and Shimoga

South Western Railway will introduce a new passenger train between Mysore and Shimoga from Saturday. This is in addition to the existing Mysore-Shimoga inter-city express train.

Accordingly, the passenger train (No. 56276) will depart Mysore everyday at 13:15 hrs and reach Shimoga at 19:55 hrs. En route, it will touch KR Nagar (at 14:03 hrs), Holenarasipura (15:26 hrs), Hassan (16:00 hrs), Arasikere (17:00 hrs), Kadur (17:54 hrs), Birur (18:38 hrs), Tarikere (18:43 hrs) and Bhardravati (19:12 hrs).

In the reverse direction, the train (No. 56275) will leave Shimoga at 7:35 hrs and reach Mysore at 14:20 hrs. En route, it will touch Bhadravati (at 7:56 hrs), Tarikere (8:23 hrs), Birur (8:58 hrs), Kadur (9:05 hrs), Arasikere (9:55 hrs), Hassan (10:58 hrs), Holenarasipura (11:35 hrs) and KR Nagar (12:40 hrs). The passenger train will also stop at Shimoga H, Masarahalli, Koranahalli H, Shivapura, Ballekere, Devanur, Banavara, Habbanghat, Bageshpura, Mavinkere, Mandagere, Akkihebbalu, Hosaagrahara, Sagarakatte and Belagola.


The services of Bangalore city-Shimoga Town-Bangalore city express train will be extended to Talaguppa from Saturday. Earlier, the train was stopping at Shimoga. The train leaves Bangalore at 23:00 hrs and reaches Talguppa at 7:45 hrs after halting at Shimoga town, Anandapuram and Sagara Jambagaru. In the reverse direction, the train departs Talguppa at 19:30 hrs and reaches Bangalore at 4:30 hrs.


Consequent to THE introduction of Mysore-Shimoga-Mysore passenger train, the service of Shimoga town-Birur-Shimoga town passenger train stands cancelled from Saturday.

This apart, the slip coach services of Mysore-Dharwad express train, leaving Mysore at 10:30 hrs, have been extended to Talguppa from Friday. The service was earlier up to Shimoga.

Meanwhile, the timing of Birur-Shimoga town passenger train will be rescheduled from Saturday.

Accordingly, the train will henceforth depart Birur at 8:00 hrs and reach Shimoga at 9:45 hrs. In the return direction, it will leave Shimoga at 18:10 hrs and reach Birur at 20:05 hrs.