Karwar-Bengaluru express is the only train of the Konkan Railway that connects Karwar with Bengaluru. It is one of the primary trains for the people of Uttara Kannada district to reach the state capital.
It is a matter of joy for all the Uttara Karnataka people living in Bengaluru as this amazing train route is back after a suspension. The train service which was abandoned from August 27 owing to landslides at Sakleshpura is expected to resume by September 30. It connects Mangaluru, Hassan, Mandya, and Mysuru. This is the most-preferred train for people of U.K, Udupi, and D.K to reach Bengaluru or to return to their native places.
En Route Bengaluru
If we have to say a little about the route then this Karwar-Bengaluru express en route run via Udupi, Mangaluru, Sakleshpura, Hassan, Mandya, and Mysuru and it returns on the same route. Due to heavy rain in the month of August, a massive landslide took place on the railway track, due to which the route was blocked.
It was started in October 2012
The train service between Bengaluru and Karwar is said to be started in October 2012. Konkan railway officials say, “It was making a good revenue and there was a great response from people traveling by.”
Owing to landslides in the limits of Souther-Railway, Karwar-Bengaluru train was diverted via Palakkad, Shoranur, Erode, Salem, and Bengaluru for four days. It was a long-heck journey for people to reach the state capital. Later on, the service saw a series of halts and finally to suspend on August 27th.
Now, the news is that the service is expected to resume by September 30th. Joy unfolds among the people of U.K and also among the travelers looking to plan their trip to places surrounding Karwar and Goa.
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