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Dudhsagar waterfall station is now an official "commercial halt" station and not just a technical halt. The station was inaugurated today alongside the launch of Belgaum--Vasco da Gama special biweekly passenger train which will have a halt at Dudhsagar
. This special train was a long pending demand as it provides a legal ( and safe to some extent ) means to visit the breathtaking and mighty Dudhsagar waterfall
. INTRODUCTION OF NEW Bi-WEEKLY PASSENGER SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN VASCO DA GAMA – BELAGAVI – VASCO DA GAMA |
Experimental stoppage for ten days will be provided to Train No. 06921/06922 Belagavi – Vasco Da Gama – Belagavi Bi-weekly passenger at
Dudhsagar Railway station. However entry to falls area will still be governed by directives of Forest Department and local Police. Passengers getting down at this station are supposed to take care of their own safety and follow extant rules in this regard.
The cater the raising demand of public of Belagavi & Vasco Da Gama, South Western Railway is pleased to introduce Train No.06921/06922 Belagavi – Vasco Da Gama – Belagavi Bi-Weekly Passenger Special for three months on trial basis.
Shri Shripad Yesso Naik,Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent charge),of Ayurveda,Yoga and Naturopathy,Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) &Union Minister of State of Defence and Shri Suresh Channabasappa Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways will flag off the inaugural special at 11:00 hrs. on 04.09.2019 from Vasco Da Gama. The inaugural special with Train No.06922 will run up to Belagavi with open path and timings.
Shri Suresh Channabasappa Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways will conduct inspection by traveling in the same train and inaugurate Dudhsagar as halt station.
As regular serviceTrain No. 06921 Belagavi – Vasco Da Gama Bi-Weekly Passenger Special will depart from Belagavi at 06:20 hrs and arrive at Vasco Da Gama at 12:40 hrs on every Friday and Saturday from 06.09.2019 to 07.12.2019 (Total 28 trips).
Enroute this train will arrive/depart Khanapur - 06:49/06:50, Gunji - 07:09/07:10 hrs, Londa – 07:45/07:50 hrs, Tinaighat - 08:10/08:11 hrs, Castle Rock – 08:40/08:45 hrs, Dudhsagar – 09:18/09:20 hrs, Kulem – 10:20/10:25 hrs, Sanverdam Chuch– 10:50/10:51 hrs, Chandar – 11:09/11:10 hrs, Madgaon – 11:34/11:36 hrs, Cansaulim – 12:01/12:02 hrs and Dabolim –12:14/12:15 hrs
As regular service of Train No. 06922 Vasco Da Gama – Belagavi Bi-Weekly Passenger Special will depart from Vasco Da Gama at 15:55 hrs and arrive at Belagavi at 21:25 hrs on every Friday and Saturday from 06.09.2019 to 07.12.2019 (Total 28 trips).
Enroute this train will arrive/depart Dabolim – 16:03/16:04 hrs, Cansaulim – 16:16/16:17 hrs, Madgaon – 16:34/16:36 hrs, Chandar – 16:50/16:51 hrs, Sanverdam Chuch – 17:02/17:03 hrs, Kulem – 17:30/17:35 hrs, Dudhsagar – 17:58/18:00 hrs, Castle Rock – 18:40/18:45 hrs, Tinaighat - 19:10/19:11 hrs, Londa – 19:45/19:50 hrs, Gunji - 20:11/20:12hrs and Khanapur - 20:29/20:30 hrs.
The Train will have a composition of EIGHT General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class with Luggage cum Brake-van.
These trains will be a boon for residents of both Belagavi and Goa by helping to improve trade, tourism & culture and extremely helpful in increasing connectivity between Goa and Belagavi/Uttararakannada Districts.
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