Hassan–Bangalore section

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Hassan-Bengaluru section
Overview
StatusOperational
LocaleKarnataka
TerminiHassan
Bengaluru
Operation
Opened2017
OwnerIndian Railway
Operator(s)South Western Railway
Technical
Track length166 km (103 mi)
Number of tracks1
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) Broad gauge
Route map

km
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0.0
Hassan Junction
Bus interchangeParking
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3.9
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8.6
Channarayapatna
12.2
Shravanabelagola
MYS limits Up arrow
SBC limits Down arrow
14.1
B.G.Nagar
14.9
Adichunchanagiri
15.5
Yediyuru
19.5
Kunigal
23.5
Solapur
28.6
Nalamangala
37.4
Chikbanavara
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Hassan-Bengaluru section belongs to Bangalore division of South Western Railway Zone.

History[edit]

The rail line from Hassan to Bangalore via Shravanabelagola, Kunigal, Nelamangala was announced in Rail budget 1996. Later the work was started in the year 1998.[1] There are two sections in this line. One is from Hassan to Shravanabelagola and the second one is from Shravanabelagola to Nelamangala and Bangalure.[2]

Inaugural[edit]

A goods trial run was completed by 7 January 2006.[3] The line was opened to traffic by 31 January 2006.[1] Special trains were introduced on this line during Mahamastakabhisheka festival in 2006.[4]

Stations on this Line[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Train service may start ahead of Mastakabhisheka". The Hindu. 27 January 2006.
  2. ^ "Bengaluru-Hassan broad gauge line may open next month". The Times of India. 24 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Trial run on rail line between Hassan and Shravanabelagola". The Hindu. 7 January 2006.
  4. ^ "Special trains to Shravanabelagola from Tuesday". The Hindu. 5 February 2006.