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RBG/Rayabag (1 PFs)
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Track: Construction - Double-Line Electrification

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Belagavi District
State: Karnataka

Elevation: 595 m above sea level
Zone: SWR/South Western   Division: SSS Hubballi (Hubli)

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Feb 23 (18:55) Union Minister Piyush Goyal dedicates double line between Gubbi-Nittur, Chikodi Road-Raybag and new station building at Raybag (www.freepressjournal.in)
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Feb 23 2021 (18:55)
Station Tag: Rayabag/RBG added by Anupam Enosh Sarkar/401739
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dedicated Chikkodi Road-Raybag double line (14 Km), new station building at Raybag and double line between Gubbi-Nittur (9 Km)today through video link from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi. Madhuswamy, Minister of Minor Irrigation and District In-charge Minister of Tumakuru; Mahantesh Kavatagimath, Chief Whip of Legislative Council, Iranna Kadadi, Member of Rajyasabha, G.S. Basavaraj, Member of Parliament, Tumakuru; S.R. Srinivas, MLA of Gubbi, Duryodhan Aihole, MLA of Raybag and other dignitaries attended the function organized locally at Gubbi and Raybag.
While speaking Piyush Goyal remembered late Suresh Angadi for exemplary work he has done for Railways and for the state of Karnataka. He said that When the both Central Govt. led by Narendra Modi ji, State government work together as a team that it
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gives a double engine speed to progress and to growth and Indian Railways gives the third dimension and when all three central govt., state govt. supported by the Indian Railways work together, unprecedented progress can be seen in the state of Karnataka. Doubling of track from Gubbi to Nittur, while it may seem like a small stretch,
Dec 21 2020 (16:14) Doubling of railway line commissioned between Chikodi road – Raybag section (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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News Entry# 429379  Blog Entry# 4819203   
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Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Kudachi/KUD added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Ghataprabha/GPB added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Rayabag/RBG added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Dec 21 2020 (16:14)
Station Tag: Chikodi Road/CKR added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335
Newly laid double line between Chikodi Road and Raybag stations (13.94 Km) on South Western Railway was commissioned on 16.12.2020. This double line between Chikodi and Raybag is part of the 186 km of doubling of Londa – Miraj project sanctioned in 2015-16 at a cost of Rs.1191 Cr.
This is the second section of this project which is being commissioned. The doubling between Ghatprabha to Chikodi Road (16 Km) part of the same project was commissioned last year. This section between Raybag to Kuduchi is also targeted for commissioning by 2021. During the time of Late Suresh Angadi, MoSR, this project was being personally monitored by MoSR for improving connectivity between Bengaluru to Mumbai.
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A. K. Rai, Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS)/Southern Circle, Bengaluru conducted statutory inspection and speed trial of newly laid double line earlier in Nov last month. The new BG doubling line is in Belagavi district of Karnataka state and now opened simultaneously for goods and passenger traffic between Chikodi Road and Raybag stations. There are 21 Minor Bridges, 4 Road Under bridges and one Canal Bridge on this section. One manned Level crossing with Special Class interlocking has been provided.
At Raybag New Station Building with the upgraded amenities are being provided: Gents Waiting Hall; Ladies Waiting Hall; AC Waiting Hall; Two New Platforms; One Foot Over Bridge; Circulating area etc.
During this Doubling work, the yard is remodeled and number of lines are increased from three to five with one dedicated goods line with goods platform for handling goods traffic.
Chikodi Station is a four Road station provided with Electronic interlocking with centralized operation of points and signals from operator VDU (Dual VDU) with multiple Aspect colour light signals and motor operated points.
Raybag Station is a five Road station provided with Electronic interlocking with centralized operation of points and signals from operator VDU (Dual VDU) with multiple Aspect colour light signals and motor operated points.
The work of doubling in the section was monitored by Shri K C Swami, Chief Administrative Officer/Construction and executed by Shri T V Bhusan, CE/CN/II/UBL, Shri G Santhiram, CSTE/CN and officers of SWR Construction organization.
Non Interlocking works for connecting Raybag & Chikodi Road commenced on 15.12.2020 and was completed on 16.12.2020 at 18.50 hrs. Shri Arvind Malkhede, Divisional Railway Manager, Hubballi monitored the work at the stations to ensure early commission the section. Officers and staff of Hubballi Division worked continuously for successful completion of the NI at Raybag and Chikodi Road.
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR commended the work of Construction team and Hubballi Division and said that work of Doubling of track was a priority and SWR is increasing line capacity for better and faster connectivity over the Zone. The work of doubling in other sections between Londa and Miraj is in progress and once it is completed Bengaluru – Mumbai connectivity will be further strengthened.

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Dec 21 2020 (17:49)
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With all these developments, Mumbai to Hubli journey time should get reduced to 12-13 hours maximum.

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Dec 21 2020 (18:17)
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Right, new Kittur line will also play vital role for reduction of time.
Dec 03 2020 (15:37) COMMISSIONER OF RAILWAY SAFETY CONDUCTS INSPECTION AND SPEED TRIAL BETWEEN CHIKODI AND RAYBAG STATIONS (13.94 Km) (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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News Entry# 426989  Blog Entry# 4800626   
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Dec 03 2020 (15:37)
Station Tag: Rayabag/RBG added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Dec 03 2020 (15:37)
Station Tag: Chikodi Road/CKR added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335
Stations:  Rayabag/RBG   Chikodi Road/CKR  
Shri A. K. Rai, Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS)/ Southern Circle, Bengaluru conducted statutory inspection of newly laid double line between Chikodi Road and Raybag stations (13.94 Km) as a part of doubling between Londa-Miraj today. This double line between Raybag and Chikodi is part of the 186 km of doubling of Londa – Miraj project sanctioned in 2015-16 at a cost of Rs.1191 Cr.
CRS conducted Motor trolley inspection of track between Chikodi to Raybag and later speed trial @130 Kmph was conducted. Dy.CRS Shri Srinivas accompanied CRS during the inspection. The speed trial conducted was very smooth. The inspection commenced from Chikkodi at 09.30 hrs. and finished at Raybag at 12.30 hrs. At Raybag, Station yard and Raybag Station building
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with passenger amenities was also inspected.
The new BG doubling line is in Belagvi district of Karnataka state and will be opened to simultaneously for goods and passenger traffic between Chikodi Road and Raybag stations. There are 21 Minor Bridges, 4 Road Under bridges and one Canal Bridge on this section. One manned Level crossing with Spl Class interlocking has been provided.
The doubling between Ghatprabha to Chikodi Road (16 Km) was commissioned last year. This section between Kuduchi to Raybag is targeted for commissioning by this financial year. During the period of Late Suresh Angadi, MoSR, this project was being personally monitored by MoSR for improving connectivity between Bengaluru to Mumbai. Doubling and Electrification work are in progress and once this is completed Bengaluru to Mumbai connectivity will further be strengthened.
Chikodi Station is a four Road station provided with Electronic interlocking with centralized operation of points and signals from operator VDU (Dual VDU) with multiple Aspect colour light signals and motor operated points.
Raybag Station is a five Road station provided with Electronic interlocking with centralized operation of points and signals from operator VDU (Dual VDU) with multiple Aspect colour light signals and motor operated points.
Shri K C Swami, CAO/CN, Shri Viswas Kumar, Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Hubballi Division, Shri T V Bhusan, CE/CN/II/UBL & Shri G Santhiram, CSTE/CN accompanied CRS for Inspection from Chikodi to Raybag.
Jul 11 2020 (23:58) New DPR for Kuduchi-Bagalkot railway line soon: Angadi (www.deccanherald.com)
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News Entry# 413922  Blog Entry# 4666849   
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Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Rayabag/RBG added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Chikodi Road/CKR added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Terdal/TERDL added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Mudhol/MUDHL added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Lokapur/LKPUR added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Khajjidoni/KJDI added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Kudachi/KUD added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335

Jul 11 2020 (23:59)
Station Tag: Bagalkot Junction/BGK added by Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR/48335
Works for the Kuduchi-Bagalkot railway line will commence after both Belagavi and Bagalkot District Administrations make land available for the 142 km railway line. Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the works will be prepared along with the estimates after land being handed over and we expect to commence the works within five months of land acquisition, informed Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi. 
Angadi conducted meeting of elected representatives and officials from Belagavi and Bagalkot districts and South Western Railway (SWR) at the Deputy Commissioners office here on Saturday to expedite the works. 
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to reporters after the meeting, Angadi said, land acquisition process if commenced will facilitate to prepare DPR and release funds for the project. Land required for the project was 2487 acres and 1301 acres has been acquired so far. The project will be implemented on a cost-sharing basis with state and centre contributing 50% each. During the meeting Assistant Commissioners from Chikkodi, Raibag and Bailhongal in Belagavi and from Bagalkot have assured to meet the demands at the earliest. 
Works for the railway line from Bagalkot to Kajjidoni has been completed and further has to be done, but not taken off during resistance by landowners at Lokapur in Bagalkot. As the line passes from the limestone area, alignment to has been changed.
Bagalkot officials have assured to resolve the land issues at the earliest to facilitate the works, he said. Kuduchi-Bagalkot railway line will benefit sugar and cement industries from both the districts and also open gateway for exporting sugar. Employment opportunities for local youth will also be created, he stated. 
Angadi said, estimates prepared in the year 2010-11 had anticipated cost of Rs 986.30 crore for the project. With a decade passing and land acquisition process yet to be completed, new DPR with changed alignments will be prepared and the costs of the project could be estimated. 
Earlier during the meeting, MLA Veeranna Charantimath suggested that meeting presided by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa be convened regarding the land acquisition process and funds to be released. Details of the project if given to the chief minister will become helpful.
He also suggested commencing works from Belagavi district as the land acquisition process in Bagalkot was yet to complete.  SWR General Manager A K Singh said that as the project has been delayed, works should be commenced from the available funds and commence land acquisition process. Funds for land acquisition if pending from the railways will be released soon. 
Belagavi Deputy Commissioner M G Hiremath and Bagalkot Deputy Commissioner Captain Rajendra gave details of the status of the project.
Dec 19 2019 (13:41) Railway double line between Ghataprabha and Chikkodi road dedicated (allaboutbelgaum.com)
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Dec 19 2019 (13:47)
Train Tag: KSR Bengaluru - Belagavi SF Express/20653 added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Dec 19 2019 (13:42)
Station Tag: Rayabag/RBG added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Dec 19 2019 (13:42)
Station Tag: Kudachi/KUD added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Dec 19 2019 (13:42)
Station Tag: Chikodi Road/CKR added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Dec 19 2019 (13:42)
Station Tag: Bagewadi/BGWD added by Next train from SWR~/48335

Dec 19 2019 (13:42)
Station Tag: Ghataprabha/GPB added by Next train from SWR~/48335
Shri Suresh Chanabasappa Angadi, Hon’ble Union Minister of State of Railways dedicated the doubling of Railway Line between Ghataprabha and Chikkodi today (18.12.2019) from Ghatprabha Railway station. Shri Mahantesh M Kavatagimath, Hon’ble Chief Whip of Govt, Karnataka Legislative Council; Shri Prabhakar Kore, Hon’ble MP, Rajya Sabha; Shri Annasaheb Jolle, Hon’ble MP, Chikkodi; Shri Duryodhan Mahalingappa Aihole were present.
Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR welcomed the dignitaries and said that the Indian Railways is the growth engine of India’s economy. The railway is committed to the development and provision of better facilities to the Rail users. Infrastructure development especially doubling of the existing track is one of the priority items of Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways so that more trains can be
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run for the convenience of the passengers.
He said that the 16 km double line between Ghatprabha and Chikkodi is part of the 186 km of doubling of Londa – Miraj section. This project was sanctioned in 2015-16 at a cost of Rs.1191 Cr. This is the first section of this project which is being commissioned. Further 31 Kms between Chikkodi to Kudachi is also planned to be commissioned in this financial year, by March 2020. The entire project from Londa to Miraj is scheduled to be completed by 2021.
He said along with increasing section capacity and strengthening Railway Network in this region, many passenger amenities are also being provided as part of doubling. New Station Building with the upgraded amenities is being provided at Ghataprabha and Bagewadi Halt. Waiting rooms, High-level platforms, foot overbridges, extension of the platform, and improvement to platform surface will be provided which will augment passenger amenities at stations.
Shri Mahantesh Kavatagimath, Chief Whip of Govt. said that Londa-Miraj section is important as it joins two States Karnataka and Maharastra. This doubling will give impetus to the transportation of vegetables etc. grown around Belagavi/Chikkodi to Pune/Mumbai . He told that a cold storage (air-conditioned warehouse) shall be provided for facilitating preserving agricultural produce.
Shri Anna Saheb Jolle, Hon’ble MP/Chikkodi said that the number of works is being taken up in present regime. Raybag, Kudachi stations to be developed. Stoppage to all Express trains shall be given at Ghataprabha, Raybag and Chikkodi stations. Though sanctioned long back, the doubling project is in accelerated mode now. He appreciated the now regular Belagvai-Bengaluru train that has made travel to Bengaluru direct, faster and convenient for Belagavi people.
Shri Duryodhan Aihole Hon’ble MLA, Raybag said that Railway is the transport for citizens. He told that Belagavi-Bengaluru-Belagavi train is very popular. He requested that same to same train to be extended to Miraj for benefiting 5 Taluks within Belagavi District. He said that under the bridge to be constructed between Ghataprabha and Chikkodi. He also supported the need for cold storage at Ghataprabha.
Shri Prabhakar Kore, Hon’ble MP, Rajya Sabha said that Shri Suresh Angadi is doing unprecedented work and getting many works completed. He said that electrification work is also in progress in this section. He told that Hon’ble MoSR has promised that work in Dharwad-Kittur-Belagavi will begin in this year and appreciated the initiative of establishing a satellite office of RRB at Hubballi.
Shri Suresh Chanabasappa Angadi Hon’ble MoSR started his speech by thanking the sacrifices and struggle of freedom fighters with special mention to a freedom fighter present on the dais. He said that development of Railways in this area has been a long-cherished dream, work is presently going on for realizing the same. He acknowledged the work of Railway team led by GM/SWR in execution of sanctioned works.
Hon’ble MoSR said that the railway assets are responsibility of all citizens and all shall try to protect the same. He explained the background of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB). He told that in stations, Railway Dept. shall employ (contractual/other than staff) natives to give job opportunities and result in the development of this area. He sought the co-operation of the public to the services and works of Railway. Hon’ble MoSR declared that Bengaluru – Belagavi train will be extended up to Raybag shortly.
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