Speeding Up of Trains And Shifting of Terminals In South Western Railway From 01st November, 2017

South Western Railway has decided to speedupasmany as17 trainsrunning withinits jurisdiction from 01st November, 2017. New passenger time table for all Railway zones is being introduced with effect from 01st November, 2017. A unique feature of new time table this time will be thrust on speeding up of trains. All over Indian Railways running time of about 700 long distance trains has been reduced.The list of 17 trains being speeded up in South Western Railway are as under:

I.Speeding up of Trains-

Sl. No.
Train No. & Train Name
ExistingTimings
Revised Timings
Speeded up in Minute
Departure
Arrival
Departure
Arrival
1.
22678 (16562) Kochuveli - Yesvantpur
12:40
04:30
12:50
04:15
25
2.
22677 (16561) Yesvantpur - Kochuveli
15:20
06:50
15:20
06:45
5
3.
20651(16201) KSR Bengaluru-Shivamogga
15:30
20:45
15:00
19:55
20
4.
20652 (16202) Shivamogga-KSR Bengaluru
06:35
11:55
06:40
11:35
25
5.
16219 (56213) Chamarajanagar-Tirupati
15:00
05:35
15:10
05:25
20
6.
16220 (56214) Tirupati - Chamarajanagar
21:35
12:30
21:35
12:20
10
7.
16227 (56234/16227) Mysuru-KSR Bengaluru-Talguppa
19:10
07:15
19:40
07:15
30
8.
16228 (16228/56234) Talguppa -KSR Bengaluru- Mysuru
20:15
08:00
20:20
08:00
5
9.
17301 Mysuru-Dharwad
22:30
08:15
22:30
08:00
15
10.
56217 Talaguppa-Shivamogga
10:00
12:50
10:00
12:30
20
11.
56218 Shivamogga - Talaguppa
13:40
16:45
13:40
16:30
15
12.
56270 Mysuru- Shivamogga
10:20
16:45
10:20
16:40
5
13.
16577 Yesvantpur-Harihar
16:15
23:45
16:15
23:30
15
14.
16578 Harihar- Yesvantpur
05:00
11:25
06:15
12:30
10
15.
16575 Yesvantpur-Mangaluru Jn.
07:10
17:30
07:10
16:55
35
16.
16515 Yesvantpur-Mangaluru Jn.-Karwar
07:00
17:30 (MAJN)
07:10
16:55
(MAJN)
45
17.
56515 KSR Bengaluru-Hubballi Passenger
07:45
20:50
07:45
20:45
5

 It can be seen that saving of running time to the tune of 5 to 45 minutes has been achieved due to emphasis on speeding up of trains. This shall reduce travel time and it indicates commitment of Railways for facilitating faster travel of passengers.

II.The following trains already notified for upgrading to Express Train/Superfast Train from dates indicated in the time table.

a.Speeding UP Trains from Mail/Express to Superfast
Sl. No.
Train No.
From
To
Date
Conversion

1.
22501/22502 (15901/15902)
New Tinsukkiya
KSR Bengaluru
20.01.2017
31.01.2017
Weekly Express to Superfast
Speeding UP Train New No. Ex.New Tinsukiya-20.01.2017 & EX KSR Bengaluru-31.01.2017
2.
22697/22698 (17314/17313)
Hubballi
Chennai Central
01.10.2016
02.10.2016
Weekly Express to Superfast
Speeding UP Train
3.
20651/20652 Old No. (16201/16202)
Bengaluru
Shivamogga Town
01.10.2017

Daily Express
Express in to Superfast with change in timings & New Train No.

b.Conversion Passenger Trains in to Express-
Sl. No.
Train No.
From
To
Date
Service

1.
16219/16220 Old No. 56213/56214
Chamarajanagar
Tirupati
22.08.2017

Daily
Passenger in to Mail/Express
2.
16227/16228 Old No. 56234/56233
Mysuru
Talguppa
28.07.2017
Daily
Passenger in to Express, duly extending Train No. 16227/16228 KR Bengaluru-Talguppa-KSR Bengaluru up to Mysuru

III.Shifting Of Terminals:

To decongest KSR Bengaluru, the terminal of following Trains has been shifted.

Sl. No.
Train No.
From
To
New Terminal instead of KSR Bengaluru
Date of Change in Terminals
Frequency
1.
12683/12684
Ernakulam
KSR Bengaluru
Banasawadi

04.01.2018
Bi-Weekly
2.
22607/22608
Ernakulam
KSR Bengaluru
Banasawadi

08.01.2018
Weekly