Konkan Railway blocks new practice from Bengaluru to Goa


Konkan Railway Company Ltd (KRCL), headquartered in Navi Mumbai, seems to have blocked the introduction of a brand new practice to Goa from Bengaluru. Though the much-awaited practice service to the favored vacation vacation spot by way of coastal Karnataka was introduced three weeks in the past, the South Western Railway (SWR) has been unable to run the service.

Sources within the SWR stated the Railway Board has instructed the officers to place the brand new service on maintain. “As the brand new service passes by way of three railway zones, the railway board had carried out a joint-meeting of officers from completely different zones. Later, the Board instructed us to maintain the service on maintain,” a senior SWR official stated.

The non-introduction of service — practice quantity 06587/06588 — is more likely to embarrass each Suresh Angadi, Minister of State for Railways and former minister Shobha Karandlaje who had formally introduced the brand new practice between Yeshwantpur and Vaso-da-Gama, earlier this month. Many commuters had been extraordinarily glad because the practice timings had been handy each for Bengalureans and residents of coastal Karnataka.

It’s excessive time the KRCL is bifurcated and the portion of railway line that falls in Karnataka is introduced beneath South Western Railway­

–Krishna Prasad, retired authorities worker

A number of associations together with Karnataka Railway Vedike, Rail Prayanikara Hitharakshana Samithi and Kukke Shree Subramanya – Mangalore Railway Commuters Discussion board have urged the Railway Board to run the practice. Some additionally puzzled if KRCL is extra highly effective than minister Suresh Angadi.

“It’s excessive time the KRCL is bifurcated and the portion of railway line that falls in Karnataka is introduced beneath South Western Railway. The coastal Karnataka has been ready for a practice service with handy timings for the final 13 years. It’s unlucky that one zone is obstructing the service that may have benefitted a whole lot of individuals,” stated Krishna Prasad, a retired authorities worker.



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