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.
EXTENSION OF SERVICES
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.