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News Entry# 80650
Jul 01 2012 (21:37)  Shimoga-Birur passenger train not to be merged with Bangalore-Shimoga passenger train (
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Posted by: rdb*^  131664 news posts
MYSORE: Good news for rail commuters in Shimoga. The South Western Railway on Sunday cancelled its decision to merge Shimoga-Birur passenger train with Bangalore-Shimoga passenger. The two trains will operate independently, the South Western Railway stated.The commuters had objected to the decision and held a protest at Shimoga last week when the railway had noted that the Shimoga-Birur passenger will be merged with the Bangalore-Shimoga passenger in its new timetable published recently. However, it stated that the two trains will run as separate trains until further orders.Accordingly, Train No.56239 Shimoga Town-Birur Passenger will depart from Shimoga at 8.10 am and arrives at Birur at 9.55 am. In the return direction, Train No.56240 Birur-Shimoga Town Passenger will depart from Birur at 5.45 pm and arrives at Shimoga at 7.35 pm.Train No. 56228 Shimoga Town-Bangalore City Passenger will depart from Shimoga at 4 am and arrive at Bangalore at 11.20 am. In the...
return direction, Train No.56227 Bangalore City-Shimoga Town Passenger will leave Bangalore at 4.45 pm and arrive at Shimoga at 11.55 pm
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