Kerala gets another train while Karavali remains unrecognized

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: Sothern Railways which has been giving several reasons for not realizing the many demands for trains for coastal Karnataka has shown its discriminatory side by starting another train from Mangaluru Junction To Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram on June 9th. Already there exist four direct trains from Mangaluru to Thiruvananthapuram. The people of Karavali are displeased by […]

Special weekly train from Mangaluru junction to Chennai Central

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: Service of weekly special train 06055 will leave Chennai Central at 6.20pm from April 3 to June 26 (all Tuesdays) to arrive at Mangaluru junction at 12pm on Wednesday. Service of weekly special train 06056 will leave Mangaluru junction at 4.30pm on April 4 to June 27 (all Wednesday) to arrive at Chennai Central […]

Bengaluru-Karwar/Kannur-Bengaluru Train to Run Via Shravanabelagola New Route

Saturday, November 11th, 2017
train route

Mangaluru: After commissioning of Bengaluru-Hassan new railway line, there was a persistent demand from the public to run combined train number16517/16518, KSR Bengaluru-Kannur- KSR Bengaluru and Train number 16523/16524, KSR Bengaluru-Karwar – KSR Bengaluru train via the new line as it is the shorter route to reach Mangaluru compared to that via Mysuru. To fulfil […]

Duronto Derailment: Trains rescheduled on KR route

Friday, October 27th, 2017
konkan railway

Mangaluru: Passenger train services on the Konkan Railway route are being regulated following the front trolley of Locomotive of Train No. 12224 Ernakulam – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Duronto Express derailing at 3:03pm on Thursday. The incident happened between Sawantwadi Road and Zarap stations of Ratnagiri region. No casualties or injuries have been reported. Trains rescheduled: Train […]

Mangaluru-Bengaluru day train likely to begin operations from March 1

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Mangaluru-Bengaluru train

Mangaluru: More than two years after Indian Railways promised that it would begin operating a day train from the coastal city to Bengaluru, the initiative is likely to take off on March 1, this year. As per sources, the train had been sanctioned during the interim railway budget presented in 2014. Accordingly, the train was […]

Vegetable shop owner died after getting hit by train

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
thokkottu railway track

Mangaluru: One person died after a train hit him while crossing the railway track at Thokkottu over bridge on Thursday. Sanjeev T M (66) is the deceased person. He was running a vegetable shop near Raksha Clinic under the over bridge. Basically Sanjeev is from Uppal, Kerala and he was staying in a rented house at […]

Man dies after getting hit by the train at Kundapur

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Kundapur: A 28-year-old man died after train hit him at Kanyana in Hattiangady on Wednesday. Raghavendra Poojary (28) of Rajadi near Tallur is the deceased person. He was returning home from the market. He was an employee of a hotel at Raichur and just a week ago he had come back to the town. While […]

Police initiated investigation on attempt to overturn the train

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Kasargod: Police have initiated their investigation the miscreants attempt to overturn the train at Mogral Puttur. District Superintendent of Police Thomson Jose, SI Ranjith Raveendran and their team visited the spot on Monday. Some miscreants had removed the elastic railway clip to overturn the train on July 22. Some time before the train about to […]

6 killed in Mumbai-Dehradun Express blaze

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
fire in train

Thane: At least 6 passengers, including a woman, were killed when a fire engulfed the speeding Mumbai-Dehradun Express near Dahanu town in Maharashtra’s Thane district early Wednesday, officials said. The fire is believed to have erupted in one bogie and quickly spread to two other bogies, catching the passengers in their sleep around 2.30 am […]

Train tragedy victims were choked by smoke

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Bangalore: Twenty-six victims of the Bangalore-Nanded Express fire tragedy were asphyxiated in the locked AC compartment, a preliminary inquiry has indicated. Investigating authorities have not ruled out sabotage as well. The investigation by experts from an Andhra Pradesh forensic team, railway police and South Western Railway officials revealed that the passengers were first choked by […]

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