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VP/Virapur (2 PFs)
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Karekal veerapura, Ballari Dist - 583117
State: Karnataka

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Dec 20 2018 (18:28) Bengaluru-Hosur line to be electrified by 2019 (
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News Entry# 372026  Blog Entry# 4128954   
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Dec 20 2018 (19:23)
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Dec 20 2018 (18:28)
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Will help introduce more MEMU trains on route, save commuters along IT corridor a lot of timeThe railway line from Bengaluru to Hosur (50 km) is set to be electrified in 2019. On December 12, Railway Ministry declared that the line, starting from Baiyyappanahalli, will be electrified, as will be four other lines. Railway activists have welcomed the move, which will allow for more Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) trains to Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) trains on the Bengaluru-Hosur line.More MEMU trainsSrinivas Alavilli, one of the activists in the Modalu Train Beku campaign, says, “The electrification is a big plus because it will help in the addition of more MEMU trains and along with other infrastructure like automatic signalling, the Railways will be able to run more trains on the same tracks. We have very few trains on the Bengaluru-Hosur line now due to lack of signalling infrastructure.”Sanjeev Dyammanavar, rail...
way expert and activist seconds him. “Most of the other lines to be electrified by the Railways are used by goods carriers. But the Bengaluru-Hosur electrification will help the commuters. More MEMU trains can be added on the route during peak hours. Electrified trains have better accelerations due to which delays can be covered up.”Krishna Prasad, railway activist says it is a welcome move. “A number of IT companies have come up in Hosur and Carmelaram. Electrification will mean addition of more MEMU trains for commuters. This line is an integral part of Bengaluru suburban railways. Tenders have also been called for Bengaluru-Hosur line.”Narendranath, who frequently travels to Hosur via suburban trains, says, “The newly procured MEMUs are faster than the DEMUS. Due to lack of electrification, four to five MEMU trains are being underutilised right now. However, augmentation of the capacity will be possible with the doubling of lines.” The line-doubling project has been announced as well and tenders have been called (from Yeshwanthpur to Channasandra and Baiyyappanahalli to Hosur). Hosur is the last legMost of the suburban rail network will be electrified once the work on Bengaluru-Hosur line is complete. Only the Devanahalli and Haasan line remains to be electrified now, say the activists. The Tumkur line will be electrified in two years from now. Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) is currently working on the electrification of Yeshwanthpur-Hosur line and has laid foundation for electric poles near Bellandur and Carmeleram. This might take two years to complete. RVNL has also issued tender for the electrification of line from Baiyyappanahalli to Omlur (including Hosur). Narendranath adds, “The Yeshwanthpur to KR Puram line has been electrified; the only link required is from Baiyyappanahalli to Hosur. Electrification and doubling of the lines will help save time.” Alavilli adds, “The Hosur line is along the ORR—the big IT belt of Bengaluru. Bellandur Road, Carmelaram and Heelalige and Anekal are all crucial stations on this line. This area also has the highest number of vehicles. Improvement of the suburban network here will be a boon. More halt stations can be added, for instance, Marathahalli station will dramatically change the commute scenario of Bengaluru.”Lines to be electrified in 2019 Bengaluru-Hosur (50 km) • Ballari-Rayadurg (50km) • Hospet-Gadag (85 km) • Hubballi Navalpur (30 km) • Tornagallu-Virapur(55 km)

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Dec 20 2018 (20:17)
SBC~   8618 blog posts
Re# 4128954-4            Tags   Past Edits
ಮಗ ಈ ನವಲ್ಪುರ ಎಲ್ಲಿದೆ ??

Dec 20 2018 (20:49)
Tankapur to Pithoragarh new Railline
sachinature~   8135 blog posts
Re# 4128954-5            Tags   Past Edits
Idu either Navalur irbeku or Navalgund Road irbeku antha nan doubt

Dec 20 2018 (20:53)
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RFIR~   6024 blog posts
Re# 4128954-6            Tags   Past Edits
I feel that if doubling is also carried out, it will be more beneficial rather than only electrification. Crossings take a lot of time and due to speed limitations trains take quite some time from station to another. Best example being Bypl to Carmelaram which takes almost 15-20 minutes.
So doubling would be the best way along with electrification

Dec 20 2018 (21:48)
MCPNBR~   4645 blog posts
Re# 4128954-7            Tags   Past Edits
Heard that doubling sanctioned but no visible progress.

Dec 22 2018 (13:02)
Irshad13~   8030 blog posts
Re# 4128954-8            Tags   Past Edits
As said like Mr Sachin it might be Navalur or Navalgund Road but Navalur is not 30km from hubli or if they consider TKM then its 30km upto navalur as doubled line 15+15. If such they should have mentioned Hospet-Gadag as 85+85 TKM but only RKM 85km they mentioned for RE.
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