Sunday, July 29, 2007

Byappanahalli to be the third railway terminal in Bangalore

Byappanahalli to be the third railway terminal in Bangalore

Staff Correspondent

Railways considering a proposal to develop it as a ‘world class station’



BIG PLANS: South Western Railway General Manager Praveen Kumar addressing the Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee meeting in Hubli.

HUBLI: Praveen Kumar, General Manager, South Western Railway, has said that the railway was considering developing Byappanhalli Railway Station in Bangalore as a third terminal for the area.

Chairing the fifth Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee Meeting here on Wednesday, Praveen Kumar said plans were afoot to develop Byappanahalli station as a “world class station” with all facilities.

He said that 15 stations were identified for modernisation during 2006-07 under “Touch and Feel” Project.

Similarly, 14 stations had been identified for modernisation during this fiscal (2007-08).

He said the South Western Railway was the fastest growing railway zone in the country registering a gross earning of Rs. 3,375.61 crore.
Projects

Mr. Praveen Kumar gave details of the ongoing projects that were due to be commissioned soon to the committee members.

They were the new lines from Bangalore to Nelamangala and Kottur to Harapanahalli, gauge conversion works on Mysore-Chamarajnagar sector, Gadag-Bagalkot, Shimoga-Anandpur lines, track doubling works on Yeshwantpur-Tumkur, Kengeri-Ramanagaram and Bayaluvaddageri-Hospet lines.
Suggestions

The committee members put forward several suggestions on the development of station buildings, passenger amenities, increasing the frequency of trains, augmentation of trains with additional coaches, diversion of trains and cleanliness.

Member of Parliament from Belgaum Suresh Angadi stressed the need for development of Belgaum station by providing additional booking counters, introduction of a new train from Hubli to Pune, to be called “Renuka Express”, and extending the Mysore-Dharwad Express Train till Belgaum.

Babulal Jain, member of the National Railway Users Consultative Committee, wanted the Hampi Express to be run as an independent train. He urged Mr. Praveen Kumar to take steps to run the Yeshwantpur-Jodhpur Summer Special Train as a regular train and run the Hubli-Chennai Express Train via Hospet and Guntakal. Byappanahalli to be the third railway terminal in Bangalore

Staff Correspondent

Railways considering a proposal to develop it as a ‘world class station’



BIG PLANS: South Western Railway General Manager Praveen Kumar addressing the Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee meeting in Hubli.

HUBLI: Praveen Kumar, General Manager, South Western Railway, has said that the railway was considering developing Byappanhalli Railway Station in Bangalore as a third terminal for the area.

Chairing the fifth Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee Meeting here on Wednesday, Praveen Kumar said plans were afoot to develop Byappanahalli station as a “world class station” with all facilities.

He said that 15 stations were identified for modernisation during 2006-07 under “Touch and Feel” Project.

Similarly, 14 stations had been identified for modernisation during this fiscal (2007-08).

He said the South Western Railway was the fastest growing railway zone in the country registering a gross earning of Rs. 3,375.61 crore.
Projects

Mr. Praveen Kumar gave details of the ongoing projects that were due to be commissioned soon to the committee members.

They were the new lines from Bangalore to Nelamangala and Kottur to Harapanahalli, gauge conversion works on Mysore-Chamarajnagar sector, Gadag-Bagalkot, Shimoga-Anandpur lines, track doubling works on Yeshwantpur-Tumkur, Kengeri-Ramanagaram and Bayaluvaddageri-Hospet lines.
Suggestions

The committee members put forward several suggestions on the development of station buildings, passenger amenities, increasing the frequency of trains, augmentation of trains with additional coaches, diversion of trains and cleanliness.

Member of Parliament from Belgaum Suresh Angadi stressed the need for development of Belgaum station by providing additional booking counters, introduction of a new train from Hubli to Pune, to be called “Renuka Express”, and extending the Mysore-Dharwad Express Train till Belgaum.

Babulal Jain, member of the National Railway Users Consultative Committee, wanted the Hampi Express to be run as an independent train. He urged Mr. Praveen Kumar to take steps to run the Yeshwantpur-Jodhpur Summer Special Train as a regular train and run the Hubli-Chennai Express Train via Hospet and Guntakal.

1 Comments:

At Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 2:46:00 PM GMT+5:30, Anonymous Rådgivende ingeniørfirma said...

I can’t tell you how happy I am with Byappanahalli to be the third railway terminal in Bangalore . You company is truly upstanding.

 

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