Bangalore-karwar Express 'to visit' Barkur

Good news to the people of Barkur. Bangalore-karwar Express will have its STOP in Barkur.



The Yeshwanthpur-Mangalore-Kannur Express was inaugurated on 18th october 2012.
Rajya Sabha MP Oscar Fernandes and Union Minister of State for Railways KH Muniyappa flagged off the train. This express will benefit people on the West Coast.
The passengers will be needing to travel from Bangalore to Mandya, Mysore, KR Nagar, Hassan, Sakleshpur Mangalore, Udupi, Bhatkal, Honnavar to Karwar. Although the distance is 724 kilometres (Bangalore-Mysore-Mangalore is 422 kilometres and Mangalore-Karwar is 302 kilometres), the time taken to reach Karwar from Bangalore stands at 18 hours.



The people of Barkur can rejoice over this as this train will have its stop in Barkur railway station. The train on its way to Bangalore will reach Barkur in the evening at 5.50 pm. And on ita way back it will reach Barkur in the morning at 10.40 am. Barkurians can take full advantage of this and make their journey to Bangalore more pleasant and convenient.



For time being, Barkurians are not provided with ticket bookings facility at Barkur station. Tickets are available in Indrali railway station, so they can avail the same over there. Ticket bookings facility will be available at Barkur in next two months as beleived by the Barkur railway station officials.

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