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Posted: Dec 05 2016 (14:14)
Last Response: Dec 06 2016 (09:12)
Other NewsDec 05 2016 (12:20) Goa-Tirupati train to start by January end: Prabhu
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^ 35790 news posts
Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu, on Sunday, announced that the proposed weekly train from Goa to Tirupati will be launched by the end of January, 2017. Prabhu, at a function, held in Margao on Septmeber 4, had announced that the train would start after September 15. He attributed the delay in commencement of the train to “some sort of logistical changes” that need to be effected to facilitate the introduction of the train to the pilgrim town.
Besides the demand for the Goa-Tirupati train, restoration works of Vasco–Mumbai express trains via Londa, Belgaum and Pune, and also of Vasco-Miraj and Vasco-Bijapur express trains have been long pending. A memorandum to this effect was presented to the railway minister on Sunday by...
Dec 05 2016 (14:14)
Rail Fanning~ 2606 blog posts
So finally after Sept, Oct etc, now the new date of starting is end of Jan-2017.
Lets hope that the schedule of start is kept intact this time
Dec 05 2016 (14:50)
Mangaluru deserves to be division~ 4105 blog posts 306 correct pred (68% accurate)
So finally a good thing by SWR by allowing new trains on ghats. Many of us will start liking swr now :P. After Goa-Tirupati next will be SC-UBL extension to VSG which will fulfill Vasco-Bijapur wish also.
Dec 05 2016 (19:17)
GOA SK TO VSG~ 6215 blog posts 613 correct pred (67% accurate)
Next train ? Let this only start first don't think SWR has softened up only because of heavy pressure by RM this train might start. They won't allow further new trains take my word. Also no reason to like SWR only RM and SCR deserves the liking as SC VSG was a long pending proposal of SCR which is only partially fulfilled as SCR demanded full rake and that too triweekly as a replacement for the slip.
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