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Commentary/Human Interest
May 07 2016 (21:33)   Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor

rdb*^   126975 news posts
Entry# 1837391   News Entry# 267166         Tags   Past Edits
The joint feasibility study by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Government of India on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor has been completed in July 2015.
The salient features of feasibility report on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor are:
o Total length of corridor – 508 kms.
o 12 stations between Mumbai and Sabarmati (Mumbai, Thane, Virar, Boisar, Vapi, Bilimora, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad,
o The total journey time of 2.07 hrs for a fast train and of 2.58 hrs for trains stopping at each station.
o Total completion cost estimated at approximately ₹ 97,636 crore (including price escalation, Interest during construction (IDC) and import duties).
o Project implementation time of approximately seven years from commencement of construction.
According to the report the Internal Rate of Return of the project is estimated as 4% and Economic Internal Rate of Return as 11.8%.
This Press Release is based on information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 06.05.2016 (Friday).
(Release ID :144992)

May 08 2016 (08:18)
satish   15 blog posts
Re# 1837391-1            Tags   Past Edits
Guys, is stoppage at city like Bharuch is feasible one? Kindly enlighten me if the stoppage has any other operational reason!

May 08 2016 (10:37)
iyerjiteshp   470 blog posts
Re# 1837391-2            Tags   Past Edits
Bharuch has two industrial estates of Ankleshwar and Nandesari nearby, and would attract business travellers. Plus a lot of traders travel from Bharuch to Mumbai regularly, who may prefer using the bullet train for quick travel.
Whats more surprising is the inclusion of Billimora and omission of Valsad

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May 08 2016 (15:20)
satish   15 blog posts
Re# 1837391-6            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks guys but I feel the population as per 2011 census doesn't encourage for a stoppage at Bharuch. No offences to anyone, would be happy if it's a viable stoppage.

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May 09 2016 (17:10)
iyerjiteshp   470 blog posts
Re# 1837391-9            Tags   Past Edits
Bharuch has a population of > 2.23 lakhs as per 2011 census, which is more than Anand (~ 2.01 lakhs) and Vapi (~1.63 lakhs). What's so discouraging about that? In contrast, Bilimora has a population of ~53000 and Boisar ~35000. [Source: click here

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Rail News
Other NewsCR/Central  -  IR Press Release 

knkprasad956*^~   518 news posts
Entry# 1679229   News Entry# 250931         Tags   Past Edits

Consequent to the revision in timings of Train Nos.17317/17318 Hubballi-Lokamanya Tilak Terminus(LTT)-Hubballi Express, Central Railway has notified the revision in timings of Train No.11097 Pune-Ernakulam Jn. Poorna Weekly Express, i.e. Train will leave PUNE at 23-30 hrs. instead of 23-10 hrs. and will arrive at ERNAKULAM JN. at 08-10 hrs. instead of 03-25 hrs., with effect from 19th March,
The detailedrevised timings of Train No.11097 Pune-Ernakulam Jn Poorna Express are as follows:--The existing timings with effectfrom 01st Oct. 2015are indicated in bracket.
Accordingly, Train No.11097 Pune--Ernakulam Jn. Poorna Weekly Express will depart atPune Station on Saturdays at 23-30 hrs. instead of23-10 hrs., and arrive at Ernakulam Jn. Station on Mondaysat 08-10 hrs. instead of03-25 hrs., with effect from 19th March, 2016.
En route, the Poorna Weekly Express will arrive/depart atSataraat 04-25/04-28 hrs. (Sunday) (02-22/02-25); Karad at 05-40/05-43 hrs.(03-27/03-30); Sangli at 07-05/07-08 hrs. (04-27/04-30); Miraj at 07-45/07-55 hrs.(05-25/05-30); Ghatprabha at 09-00/09-02 hrs.(06-38/06-40); Belagavi at 11-00/11-02 hrs.(07-48/07-50); Londa at 12-10/12-15 hrs.(09-10/09-15); Castle Rock at 12-45/12-50 hrs.(10-15/10-20); Kulem at 14-00/14-05 hrs.(11-45/11-50); Sanvordem Cuchorem at 14-40/14-42 hrs.(12-08/12-10); Madgoan at 16-50/17-20 hrs.(13-00/13-20); Karwar at 18-08/18-10 hrs.(14-06/14-08); Gokarna Road at 18-54/18-56 hrs.(14-46/14-48); Kumta at 19-14/19-16 hrs.( 15-04/15-06); Honnavar at 19-30/19-32 hrs.(15-20/15-22); Murdeshwar at 19-56/19-58 hrs.(15-44/15-46); Bhatkal at 20-18/20-20 hrs.(16-00/16-02); Kundapura at 21-14/21-16 hrs.(17-00/17-02); Udupi at 21-44/21-46 hrs(17-38/17-40); depart at Tokur at 23-10 hrs.; arrive/depart at Mangalore Jn. at 23-30/23-40 hrs.(19-20/19-25); Kasargod at 00-18/00-20 hrs.(Monday) (20-03/20-05); Kanhangad at 00-38/00-40 hrs.(20-23/20-25); Payyanur at 01-08/01-10 hrs.(20-48/20-50); Kannur at 01-50/01-55 hrs.(21-22/21-25); Thalassery at 02-13/02-15 hrs.(21-43/21-45); Kozikkode at 03-25/03-30 hrs.(22-47/22-50); Tirur at 04-08/04-10 hrs.(23-28/23-30); Shoranur Jn. at 05-10/05-20 hrs.(00-20/00-30); depart at Shoranur B Cabin at 05-40 hrs.; arrive/depart at Thrisur at 05-58/06-00 hrs.(01-18/01-20); Aluva at 07-00/07-02 hrs.(02-05/02-07); and arrive/depart at Ernakulam Town station at 07-35/07-37 hrs.(02-20/02-22), with effect from 19th March, 2016.


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Dec 15 2015 (17:57)
satish   15 blog posts
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nice to know that. finally this ll be of great help to people of hubballi n belagavi. thanks swr, now and then u have begun taking care of passengers' interestrs

Dec 16 2015 (11:28)
Mangaluru deserves to be division~   4105 blog posts   306 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1679229-8            Tags   Past Edits
We should tag this under #powerofmp. good work by prahlad sir

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Commentary/Human Interest
Dec 13 2015 (09:07)   Poorna Weekly Express to take four hours more from March 19

rdb*^   126975 news posts
Entry# 1678475   News Entry# 250833         Tags   Past Edits
Consequent to the revision in timings of train nos. 17317/17318 Hubballi-Lokamanya Tilak Terminus (LTT)-Hubballi Express, the Central Railway has notified the revision in timings of train No. 11097 Pune-Ernakulam Jn. Poorna Weekly Express with effect from March 19.
A release from South Western Railway here said the train would leave Pune at 11.30 p.m. instead of 11.10 p.m. on Saturdays and arrive at Ernakulam Jn. at 8.10 a.m. instead of 3.25 a.m. on Mondays. At present, the train takes 28 hours 15 minutes to cover 1,281 km distance. The journey gets extended by over 4 hours after the change in timings.
detailed revised timings (arrival/departure) of Train No. 11097 Pune-Ernakulam Jn. Poorna Express in Karnataka and Goa are as follows. The existing timings are indicated in bracket.Ghatprabha at 9 a.m./9.02 a.m. (6.38 a.m./6.40 a.m.); Belagavi at11 a.m./11.02 a.m. (7.48 a.m./7.50 a.m.); Londa at 12.10 p.m./12.15 p.m. (9.10 a.m./9.15 a.m.); Castle Rock at12.45 p.m./12.50 p.m. (10.15 a.m./10.20 a.m.); Kulem at 2 p.m./2.05 p.m. (11.45 a.m./11.50 a.m.); Sanvordem Cuchorem at 2.40 p.m./2.42 p.m. (12.08 p.m./12.10 p.m.); Madgaon at 4.50 p.m./5.20 p.m. (1 p.m./1.20 p.m.); Karwar at 6.08 p.m./6.10 p.m. (2.06 p.m./2.08 p.m.); Gokarna Road at 6.54 p.m./6.56 p.m. (2.46 p.m./2.48 p.m.); Kumta at 7.14 p.m./7.16 p.m. ( 3.04 p.m./3.06 p.m.); Honnavar at 7.30 p.m./7.32 p.m. (3.20 p.m./3.22 p.m.); Murdeshwar at 7.56 p.m./7.58 p.m. (3.44 p.m./3.46 p.m.); Bhatkal at 8.18 p.m./8.20 p.m. (4 p.m./4.02 p.m.); Kundapura at 9.14 p.m./9.16 p.m. (5 p.m./5.02 p.m.); Udupi at 9.44 p.m./9.46 p.m. (5.38 p.m./5.40 p.m.); Mangaluru Jn. at 11.30 p.m./11. 40 p.m. (7.20 p.m./7.25 p.m.).

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Dec 13 2015 (14:16)
satish   15 blog posts
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Could anyone share the details about press release? What is the proposed revision in timings of train nos. 17317/17318 Hubballi-Lokamanya Tilak Terminus (LTT)-Hubballi Express.?

Dec 14 2015 (06:20)
rdb*^   30779 blog posts   363345 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1678475-3            Tags   Past Edits
It's going to start from ltt in evenings
Rail News
Commentary/Human Interest
May 28 2015 (19:19)   Do you know about fastest and slowest trains in India? 5 interesting facts about Indian Railway

rdb*^   126975 news posts
Entry# 1489622   News Entry# 226572         Tags   Past Edits
New Delhi: Indian Railway is one of the world's largest rail networks. We present to you 5 interesting facts about our Indian Railway.
1. Fastest and slowest train: The Niligiri Express which runs at a speed of 10km/h is the slowest train in the country. The New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express at an average speed og 91km/h is the fastest train.
2. Longest and shortest route: In terms of time and distance, Vivek Express from Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari is the longest route as it travels 4,273 km, while distance between Nagpur and Ajni is
just 3 km, making it shortest route.
3. Longest non-stop travel and most halts: Howrah-Amritsar Express has most number of halts at 115. Trivandrum-Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express travels the 528 km distance between Vadodara and Kota non-stop.
4. Two stations, one location: Srirampur and Belapur in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district are situated at the same location on the rail route but on different tracks.
5.Longest platform: Gorakhpur has the longest plaform measuring 1.35 km.

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May 28 2015 (23:27)
satish   15 blog posts
Re# 1489622-5            Tags   Past Edits
12650 Karnataka Sampark Kranti (via Hyderabad) travels 580 km distance between Nagpur and Hyderabad non-stop.

May 29 2015 (01:17)
abhishekanand1136   381 blog posts   436 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 1489622-6            Tags   Past Edits
it has tech halt at balharshah

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New Facilities/TechnologyBMRC/Bangalore Metro  -  
May 01 2015 (16:14)   Reach 3B of Metro rail flagged off

rdb*^   126975 news posts
Entry# 1450354   News Entry# 222872         Tags   Past Edits
After months of delays, the largest industrial area in the city, and perhaps even South India, gets a spot on the Metro Map.
The services on the Reach 3B extension of Namma Metro between Nagasandra (Close to Bangalore International Exhibition Centre) and Peenya Industrial Area Phase I was launched here on May 1. The new stations added are: Peenya Industry, Jalahalli Cross, Darasarahalli and Nagasandra.
The addition of four stations along the 3.4 km extension will now see commuters able to travel 10.5 kms between Mantri Square on Sampige Road station and Nagasandra
within 25 minutes.
After flagging off the services, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the entire 42.5km metro network will be thrown open by March 2016. “Moreover, tender bidding for works on 72-km under Phase II will be finalised within a few days,” he said.
Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the Union was placing emphasis on developing metro networks in cities across the country. “The eligibility for approval has been lowered to a city of population more than 10 lakh, instead of 20 lakh,” he said.
The formal programme at Peenya depot of the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL) saw a couple of protests interrupting speeches. Many held placards and shouted slogans against the project for having failed to provide “basic facilities” of toilets and drinking water at the stations.
“May Day” on November 1
Perhaps it was the incessant evening drizzle and cool nights that confused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. During the inauguration of Reach 3B of Namma Metro on Friday, the Chief Minister repeatedly referred to ‘May Day’ as being on November 1. “On November 1 today, we celebrate May Day, and we need to remember our pledge to labourers,” he said to suppressed laughter from the audience. Immediately there was another reference to November instead of May.

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May 01 2015 (18:21)
satish   15 blog posts
Re# 1450354-10            Tags   Past Edits
An appreciable step. This is how we should respect n accept the diversities in our country. With so much pluralism in our society, peaceful co existence is the beauty of our democracy. Proud to be an Indian. :-)

May 01 2015 (19:22)
warriorsultan   1206 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1450354-11            Tags   Past Edits
Thank you sir. That is well put.

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Rail News
New/Special TrainsSCR/South Central  -  IR Press Release 
Dec 31 2014 (18:16)   Vijayawada-Hubli-Vijayawada Amaravathi Tri-Weekly Express to Run Daily

SRG*^~   745 news posts
Entry# 1326188   News Entry# 207093         Tags   Past Edits
Vijayawada-Hubli-Vijayawada Amaravathi Tri-Weekly Express to Run Daily
As announced in the Railway Budget 2014-15, the frequency of Train No.17225/17226 Vijayawada-Hubli-Vijayawada Amaravathi Tri-weekly Express will be increased to run daily with revised timings effective from 26th January, 2015.
Accordingly, Train No.17225 Vijayawada-Hubli Amaravathi Daily Express will depart Vijayawada from 26th January, 2015 at 07:45 pm; arrive/depart Guntur at 08:45/08:55 pm, departs Narasaraopet at 09:46 pm, Vinukonda at 10:18 pm, Kurichedu at 10:40 pm, Donakonda at 10:56 pm, Markapur Road at 11:20 pm, Tarlupadu at 11:35 pm, Cumbum at 00:02 am, Giddalur
at 00:40 am, Nandyal at 02:45 am, B.Cement Nagar at 03:20 am, Betamcherla at 03:30 am, Dhone 04:05 am, Pendekallu at 04:25 am, Maddikere at 05:00 am, Guntakal at 05:50 am, Bellary at 06:55 am, Tornagallu at 07:30 am, Hospet at 08:20 am, Munirabad at 08:35 am, Koppal at 08:55 am, Gadag at 10:10 am, Annigeri at 10:25 am and arrive Hubli at 11:20 am o­n the next day.
In the return direction, Train No.17226 Hubli-Vijayawada Amaravathi Daily Express will depart Hubli from 26th January, 2015 at 01:30 pm, departs Annigeri at 02:00 pm, Gadag at 02:30 pm, Koppal at 03:30 pm, Munirabad at 03:55 pm, Hospet at 04:10 pm, Tornagallu at 04:45 pm, Bellary at 05:30 pm, Guntakal at 06:50 pm, Maddikere at 07:02 pm, Pendekallu at 07:25 pm, Dhone at 08:10 pm, Betamcherla at 08:40 pm, B.Cement Nagar at 08:48 pm, Nandyal at 09:45 pm, Giddalur at 11:01 pm, Cumbum at 11:45 pm, Tarlupadu at 00:02 am, Markapur Road at 00:20 am, Donakonda at 00:49 am, Kurchedu at 01:05 am, Vinukonda at 01:29 am, Narasaraopet at 01:55 am, Guntur at 03:35 am and arrive Vijayawada at 05:15 am o­n the next day.

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Dec 31 2014 (19:25)
satish   15 blog posts
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welcome news, thanks to kharge ji.. :-)

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Jul 19 2014 (13:28)   ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿ-ಮುಂಬೈ ನಿತ್ಯ ರೈಲು: ಚೇಂಬರ್ ಹರ್ಷ

satish   8 news posts
Entry# 1166445   News Entry# 185869         Tags   Past Edits
ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿ :ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿಯಿಂದ ಮುಂಬೈಗೆ ಪ್ರತಿನಿತ್ಯ ರೈಲು ಸಂಚಾರಕ್ಕೆ ಅನುಮತಿ ನೀಡಿರುವ ಕೇಂದ್ರ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಸಚಿವ ಡಿ.ವಿ.ಸದಾನಂದಗೌಡರ ಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ವಾಣಿಜ್ಯೋದ್ಯಮ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆ ಸ್ವಾಗತಿಸಿದೆ.
ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿ-ಮುಂಬೈ ನಡುವೆ ಪ್ರತಿನಿತ್ಯ ರೈಲು ಸಂಚಾರ ಕೆಸಿಸಿಐನ ಬಹುದಿನಗಳ ಬೇಡಿಕೆಯಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಮೀಟರ್‌ಗೇಜ್ ಇದ್ದಾಗ ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿಯಿಂದ ಮುಂಬೈಗೆ ಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಎಕ್ಸಪ್ರೆಸ್ ರೈಲು ಸಂಚಾರ ಇತ್ತು. ಆದರೆ ಗೇಜ್ ಪರಿವರ್ತನೆ ಬಳಿಕ ನೇರ ರೈಲಿನ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆ ಇಲ್ಲದೆ ಅನಾನುಕೂಲ ಉಂಟಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಇದರಿಂದ ಈ ಭಾಗದ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಕುಂಠಿತವಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಆದರೆ ವಾರಕ್ಕೊಮ್ಮೆ ಇದ್ದ ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿ-ಮುಂಬೈ ನಡುವಿನ ರೈಲನ್ನು ಪ್ರತಿದಿನ ಓಡಿಸಲು ಕೇಂದ್ರ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಸಚಿವರು ಸಮ್ಮತಿ ಸೂಚಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇದರಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂಸದ ಪ್ರಹ್ಲಾದ್ ಜೋಶಿ ಅವರ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ ಕೂಡ ಇದೆ ಎಂದು ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷ ವಂಸತಾ ಲದವಾ, ಉಪಾಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರಾದ ರಮೇಶ ಪಾಟೀಲ, ಕೆ.ಡಿ.ಕೋಟೇಕರ, ಅಜ್ಜಂಪುರಶೆಟ್ರು, ಬಿ.ಶಂಭುಲಿಂಗಪ್ಪ, ಗೌರವ ಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿ ಸಿದ್ದೇಶ್ವರ ಕಮ್ಮಾರ, ಜತೆ ಗೌರವ ಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿ ಸುನಿಲ್ ರಾಯ್ ಅವರು ಪ್ರಕಟಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ತಿಳಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

Jul 19 2014 (13:33)
Roshan v Iyengar*^~   5449 blog posts   736 correct pred (83% accurate)
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Awesome NEWS... if any 1 of the rake is made extended till MYS so we can also get connectivity to Commercial capital of India, MUMBAI... at-least a Bi-weekly...as we have only 1 at present - 11036...

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Jul 21 2014 (11:41)
mahendramdesai   44 blog posts
Re# 1166445-6            Tags   Past Edits
ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿ ಮುಂಬೈ
SWR- HQ hubli something to cheer after long long time People of this region have limited trains towords. Mumbai
DIvisons of CR ,for example solapur has better connectivity and trains to bangalore and mumbai and rest of parts of the country
and Pallkkad divsion of SR have better train connectivity compared to Hubli - SWR HQ.
Being HQ HUBLi should have better train connectvity to any parts of the country
People of this region want at least better connectivity towards cities like bijapur mangalore gulburga /bidar / shimoga /mysore,
In recent past IR and ex-RM current RM have done good efforts to narrow the gap but for growing population this is not enough.
railways should plan in such a way that people should get proper connectivity with existing train rakes
YPR jn is cogesting with mor trains arriviing at this jn
Earlier in MG times cBE- kurla was upto bangalore only they extended it upto CBE
SBC-CBE extended upto ernakulum
Why not some trains from YPR should be atleast extended upto tier two cities like MANGALORE /shimoga chitradurga / bellary/ even chickmagaglur also so that people of this region also get better train facilities travel towards their capital city.

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Jul 21 2014 (16:41)
Koushik Patel~   1092 blog posts   108 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 1166445-12            Tags   Past Edits
huuurrreeyyy, I hope this train should come-up with good timings, it can be made to depart UBL around 7pm to reach Mumbai next morning around 8am, it is practicable if they take it in superfast category.....

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New Facilities/TechnologySWR/South Western  -  
Jul 19 2014 (13:29)   ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಯೋಜನೆ ಒಪ್ಪಂದ ಪುನರ್ ಪರಿಶೀಲನೆಗಷ್ಟೆ ಪತ್ರ: ಸಿಎಂ

satish   8 news posts
Entry# 1166448   News Entry# 185870         Tags   Past Edits
-ಮೇಲ್ಮನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿಎಂ ಸಿದ್ದರಾಮಯ್ಯ ಹೇಳಿಕೆ-
ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು: ವೆಚ್ಚ ಹಂಚಿಕೆ ಆಧಾರದ ಅಡಿ ಕೈಗೆತ್ತಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳ ಜಾರಿಗೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಒಪ್ಪಂದ ಪುನರ್ ಪರಿಶೀಲನೆಗೆ ಕೋರಿ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಸಚಿವರಿಗೆ ಪತ್ರ ಬರೆಯಲಾಗಿದೆಯೆ ಹೊರತು ಉಚಿತ ಭೂಮಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಹಣ ನೀಡುವ ನಿರ್ಧಾರ ಕೈಗೊಂಡಿಲ್ಲ ಎಂದು ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿ ಸಿದ್ದರಾಮಯ್ಯ ಗುರುವಾರ ತಿಳಿಸಿದರು.
ಮೇಲ್ಮನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಿಯಮ 68ರ ಅಡಿ ನಡೆದ ಚರ್ಚೆಗೆ ಪ್ರತಿಕ್ರಿಯಿಸಿ ''ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಸಂಪರ್ಕ ತ್ವರಿತಗೊಳಿಸಲು 18 ಯೋಜನೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಸರಕಾರದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಒಪ್ಪಂದ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದು, ಉಚಿತ ಭೂಮಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಶೇ.50ರಷ್ಟು ಹಣ ನೀಡಿಕೆಯಿಂದ ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಬೊಕ್ಕಸಕ್ಕೆ ಅಂದಾಜು 5500 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ. ಹೊರೆ ಬೀಳುತ್ತದೆ. ಜತೆಗೆ 14 ಸಾವಿರ ಎಕರೆ ಜಮೀನು ಕೊಡಬೇಕಿದ್ದು, ಕಾಮಗಾರಿ ವಿಳಂಬ ಆದಲ್ಲಿ ಯೋಜನಾ ವೆಚ್ಚ ಮತ್ತಷ್ಟು ಹಿಗ್ಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಇಂತಹ ಅನಗತ್ಯ ಹೊರೆ ತಾಳಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಶಕ್ತಿ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರಕಾರಕ್ಕೆ ಇಲ್ಲ,'' ಎಂದರು.
ಸರಕಾರ 2013-14ನೇ ಬಜೆಟ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ 373 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ., ಪೂರಕ ಬಜೆಟ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ 100 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ. ಹಾಗೂ 2014-15ನೇ ಸಾಲಿನ ಬಜೆಟ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ 540 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ. ಅನುದಾನ ಒದಗಿಸಿದೆ. ಭವಿಷ್ಯದ ದೃಷ್ಟಿಯಿಂದ ದೊಡ್ಡ ಮೊತ್ತವನ್ನು ಭರಿಸಲು ಸಾಧ್ಯವಾಗದ ಕಾರಣ ಒಪ್ಪಂದವನ್ನು ಪುನರ್ ಪರಿಶೀಲನೆ ಮಾಡುವಂತೆ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಬಜೆಟ್ ಮುನ್ನವೆ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಸಚಿವ ಸದಾನಂದಗೌಡರಿಗೆ ಪತ್ರ ಬರೆದಿದ್ದೆ. ಹಾಗಾಗಿ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಯೊಂದರಲ್ಲಿ ಬಂದಿರುವ ವರದಿ ಆಧಾರ ರಹಿತ,'' ಎಂದು ಪ್ರತಿಪಾದಿಸಿದರು.
''ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಇಲಾಖೆಯೆ ಜಾರಿ ಮಾಡುವುದರಿಂದ ಕಾಮಗಾರಿಗೆ ತಗಲುವ ವೆಚ್ಚವನ್ನು ರೈಲ್ವೆಯೆ ಭರಿಸಬೇಕು. ಆದರೆ, ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಹಿತ ಒಂಬತ್ತು ರಾಜ್ಯಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ವೆಚ್ಚ ಹಂಚಿಕೆ ಆಧಾರಿತ ಯೋಜನೆ ಜಾರಿ ಮಾಡುವ ಪದ್ಧತಿ ಇದೆ. ಇಂತಹ ಪದ್ಧತಿ ಅನ್ಯ ರಾಜ್ಯಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಬೆರಳೆಣಿಕೆಯಷ್ಟಿದ್ದರೆ ನಮ್ಮಲ್ಲಿ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನವುಗಳಿಗೆ ಉಚಿತ ಜಮೀನು, ಹಣ ನೀಡಲಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ. ದೇಶಾದ್ಯಂತ ಸಮಾನ ನೀತಿ ಇಲ್ಲದ ಕಾರಣ ಒಪ್ಪಂದ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಭೂಮಿ ವೆಚ್ಚವೂ ಸೇರಿ 2/3 ಅಥವಾ 1/3ನೇ ಭಾಗದ ಮೊತ್ತ ಅಥವಾ ಪೂರ್ಣ ವೆಚ್ಚ ಭರಿಸುವಂತೆ ಹೊಸದಾಗಿ ಮನವಿ ಮಾಡಲಾಗಿದೆ,'' ಎಂದರು.
ಸರಕಾರದ ನಿರ್ಧಾರ ತಪ್ಪು
''1995-96ರಲ್ಲಿ ನಾನೇ ಹಣಕಾಸು ಸಚಿವನಾಗಿದ್ದ ವೇಳೆ ಮೊದಲ ಬಾರಿಗೆ ವೆಚ್ಚ ಹಂಚಿಕೆ ಪದ್ಧತಿ ಆರಂಭವಾದರೂ ಒಂದೆರಡು ಯೋಜನೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಸೀಮಿತವಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಇದು ಎಸ್.ಎಂ.ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಸಿಎಂ ಅವಧಿಯಲ್ಲೂ ಮುಂದುವರಿದರೂ, 2010ರಿಂದೀಚಿಗೆ ಉಚಿತ ಭೂಮಿ ನೀಡುವ ಪರಿಪಾಠ ಆರಂಭವಾಗಿದೆ. ಕೋಲಾರ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಬೋಗಿ ತಯಾರಿಕೆ ಘಟಕಕ್ಕೆ ಶೇ.50ರಷ್ಟು ವೆಚ್ಚ ಹಾಗೂ 400 ಎಕರೆ ಭೂಮಿಯನ್ನು ಉಚಿತವಾಗಿ ನೀಡುವ ಒಪ್ಪಂದವಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಯಾದಗಿರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಘಟಕಕ್ಕೆ ಉಚಿತ ಭೂಮಿ ನೀಡಬೇಕಿದೆ. ಇಂತಹ ನಿರ್ಧಾರ ಯಾರದೇ ಸರಕಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ಕೈಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದರೂ ತಪ್ಪು,'' ಎಂದು ನಿಲುವು ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದರು.
''ಮೈಸೂರು-ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಮಧ್ಯೆ ವೇಗದ ರೈಲು ಸಂಚಾರ ಆರಂಭಿಸುವಂತೆ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಸಚಿವರಿಗೆ ಮನವಿ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದರೂ, ಆ ರೈಲನ್ನು ಚೆನ್ನೈವರೆಗೂ ವಿಸ್ತರಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಇದರ ಬದಲು ಎರಡು ನಗರಗಳ ನಡುವೆ ಸಂಚರಿಸಿದರೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಉಪಯೋಗ ಆಗಲಿದೆ. ಇದು ಸೇರಿದಂತೆ ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಮೇಲಿನ ಹೊರೆ ತಪ್ಪಿಸುವಂತೆ ಕೋರಲು ಕೇಂದ್ರದ ಬಳಿಗೆ ನಿಯೋಗ ತೆರಳಲು ಸಿದ್ಧ. ಇದಕ್ಕೆ ಬಿಜೆಪಿ ನಾಯಕರು ಸಹಕರಿಸಲಿ,'' ಎಂದು ವಿವರಿಸಿದರು.
ವಾಗ್ದಾನ ಮರೆಯದಿರಿ
ಹಿಂದೆ ಕೈಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ನಿರ್ಧಾರವನ್ನು ಬದಲಿಸಿದರೆ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಇಲಾಖೆ ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಪ್ರಸ್ತಾವನೆಗೆ ಸ್ಪಂದಿಸುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ ಎಂದು ಭಾವಿಸಿ ಕಾಮಗಾರಿ ಕೈಗೊಳ್ಳದಿರುವ ಆತಂಕ ಎದುರಾಗಿದೆ. ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಭವಿಷ್ಯದ ದೃಷ್ಟಿಯಿಂದ ಒಪ್ಪಂದ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಅನುದಾನ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಬೇಕಿದೆ.
* ಕೆ.ಎಸ್.ಈಶ್ವರಪ್ಪ, ಮೇಲ್ಮನೆಯ ಪ್ರತಿಪಕ್ಷ ನಾಯಕ
ವೆಚ್ಚ ಹಂಚಿಕೆ ಒಪ್ಪಂದದ ರಾಜ್ಯ, ಯೋಜನೆ ಸಂಖ್ಯೆ
ಒಪ್ಪಂದದ ಅಡಿ ಪೂರ್ಣಗೊಂಡ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳಿವು
* ಶಿವಮೊಗ್ಗ-ತಾಳಗುಪ್ಪ
* ಶೋಲಾಪುರ-ಗದಗ
* ಕಡೂರು-ಚಿಕ್ಕಮಗಳೂರು
* ಕೊಟ್ಟರೂ-ಹರಿಹರ
* ಕೋಲಾರ-ಚಿಕ್ಕಬಳ್ಳಾಪುರ.

Jul 19 2014 (13:35)
Roshan v Iyengar*^~   5449 blog posts   736 correct pred (83% accurate)
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Now in this situation its very difficult to improve Karnataka...
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Jun 03 2014 (09:53)   Kharge defends his decision not to increase passenger fares

satish   8 news posts
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The former Railway Minister M. Mallikarjun Kharge has defended his decision not to effect an increase in passenger fares and said the decision was taken not with an eye on the election but in the overall interests of the travelling public.
Referring to the statement made Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda that he had put him in a fix over the issue of effecting a hike in passenger fares, Mr. Kharge told The Hindu that revising fares was a routine matter in the Railways and “if the new government at the Centre wants to run the trains without revising the fares, they are free to do so”. There is no compulsion to increase passenger fares, but the Railways would have to take
into account the mounting wage bill and other issues, he said.
He said the delay in forming the Rail Fare Authority was also one of the reasons for not revising passenger fares. “The Rail Fare Authority is now in place and the new Railway Minister should initiate measures to appoint a chairman and members so that they can start their work and recommend revision of passenger fares, if necessary,” he said.
He said he had full faith in Mr. Gowda continuing the major railway projects taken up by the UPA government. He should also take measures to increase the railway density in Karnataka, which was very low when compared to other States.
Mr. Kharge said during his short span of 11 months as Railway Minister, he had taken up many projects and all of them, except the Rail Coach Factory in Kolar, have been given budgetary support, and it is the duty of the new government to continue financial support to these projects and enable its completion at the earliest.
Asked whether he would meet Mr. Gowda and seek continued financial support to the projects taken up by the earlier government, Mr. Kharge replied in the affirmative, and said he would also write a detailed letter in this regard to Mr. Gowda.
Besides providing at least Rs. 100 crore to the Gulbarga-Bidar new line to enable its completion this year, the new Railway Minister should attach importance to the doubling of the Bangalore-Dharmavaram and Bangalore-Mysore lines to enable the origination of new trains from Mysore, he said.

Jun 03 2014 (10:22)
skumarvkulkarni~   1649 blog posts
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good one!
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May 27 2014 (16:23)   Railway overbridges soon says Mayor

rdb*^   126975 news posts
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The Hindu in a report in which Newly elected Mayor of Belgaum City Corporation Mahesh K. Naik has indicated early commencement of works on construction of railway over bridges on Kapileshwar temple road and old Pune-Bangalore road in the city.The report further says- he and MLA Sambhaji Patil had recently met Minister for Infrastructure Development, Information and Haj Roshan Baig at Bangalore and urged him to take up the construction of two bridges at the earliest. The minister, who had inspected the problems during his visit to the city in January, assured to do his best to take up the works as soon as possible.
Though there was a long-due demand for the construction of a railway over bridge across the first
railway gate, the traffic congestion was very often on Kapileshwar temple and old P.B. Roads.

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May 27 2014 (18:37)
satish   15 blog posts
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kumar, its disheartening to hear if such move has been taken by CR Could you please share the link to official announcement regarding the same.

May 27 2014 (19:18)
skumarvkulkarni~   1649 blog posts
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Dear Patil Sir, Here is the link of the document
1) when the tender was called Please click on this link click here
2) When the Tender was cancelled please click on this link
click here

We need to bring all these issues to our New RM and his secretary as CR does these tactics purposefully. Already 5 crore was sanctioned for Division Building in Nov/Dec 2013 Interim Budget. And SUR division called for Tenders for construction.. and when Model Code of Conduct was put for General Elections immiediately SUR/CR cancelled the Tender without any further notice...

May 27 2014 (19:45)
satish   15 blog posts
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Kulkarni avre, I had gone through the links. There is a chance that it might have been cancelled as the decision of creating new division was announced. So its difficult to conclude that on the basis of cancellation of the tender alone. But you are right sir, we need to bring it to the notice of new RM and try to get related documents through RTI. We need to create awareness among civil society, sustain pressure and shall keep track on further developments in this regard.

May 27 2014 (20:05)
skumarvkulkarni~   1649 blog posts
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Yes Patil avre, And not only that all work has been stopped in GR station which was given to CR. But the works given to SCR is going in full swing as Sultanpur station is getting ready at fast pace which is done by SCR. And the ROBs which CR was doing has been stopped.
Also the OSD Mr Reddy visited only once to GR station... If SWR is serious to get GR division under SWR it need to speed up the work else GR division may goto SCR also... there are slim chances of that.
GR has seen enough of bad treatment under CR ... its time get come out of it soon and very soon else miseries will not stop!

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