Mysore–Chamarajanagar branch line
|Mysore–Chamarajanagar branch line|
Oldest rail bridge in India at Nanjangud
Mysore Junction (MYS)|
|Opened||12 November 2008|
|Operator(s)||South Western Railway zone|
|Line length||61 kilometres (38 mi)|
|Number of tracks||1|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Old gauge||1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in)|
|Loading gauge||4,725 mm × 3,660 mm (15 ft 6.0 in × 12 ft 0.1 in) (BG)|
|Operating speed||37 km/h (23 mph)|
It was inaugurated on 12 November 2008 when the Nanjangud–Chamarajanagar line was also opened to the public.
The project cost ₹313 crore (US$44 million). The gauge conversion work of the 61 kilometres (38 mi) stretch was completed.
Stations en route
- Mysore Junction
- Chamarajapuram railway station
- Ashokapuram railway station
- Kadakola railway station
- Tandavapura railway station
- Sujathapuram railway station
- Nanjangud Town railway station
- Chinnadagudihundi railway station
- Narasambudhi railway station
- Kavalande railway station
- Konanur railway station
- Badanaguppe railway station
- Mariyala Gangavadi railway station
- Chamarajanagar railway station
The only town between Mysore and Chamarajanagar is Nanjangud. All other railway stations cater to small villages or hamlets. There are six trains running on this route. Five of them are slow moving passenger trains.
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- "Nanjangud-Chamarajanagar rail line inaugurated". The Hindu. Chamarajanagar. 12 November 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
- "Work on new railway line will begin this month". The Times of India. Mysore. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2016.