Press Esc to close
Tuesday 03 May 2016
News updated at 2:48 AM IST
Weather
Max: 36.6°C
Min : 24.4°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Solapur Express to run daily from Sept 22, says Kharge

Gulbarga,  Sept 14, 2013, DHNS :

Railway Minister Mallikarjuna Kharge announced on Saturday that the Sholapur-Yeshwantpur express will run daily starting from September 22.

He told reporters in the city that the Solapur-Yeshwantpur express will leave Sholapur at 7.20 pm, reach Gulbarga at 9.03 pm and arrive at Yeshwantpur the next day at 7.10 am. In the return direction, the train will leave Yeshwantpur at 8.50 pm, reach Gulbarga at 6.25 am the next day and arrive at Sholapur at 8.40 am.

The train will be flagged off at the Gulbarga station on September 22. Kharge called upon the people of the Hyderabad-Karnataka region to make the best use of the daily train to the State capital.

New train

The minister said that they were mulling over running a new train between Hubli and Secunderabad from the middle of October. The new train will travel from Hubli via Gadag, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Hotagi, Sholapur, Gulbarga, Wadi and Tandur to reach Secunderabad.

Passenger trains

Kharge said the Railway ministry had no problems running passenger trains on the Bidar-Humnabad, Chikmagalur-Kadur and the Raichur-Gadwal routes.

But officials of the Railway Safety Authority were delaying the inspection of the routes, he said. This was coming in the way of running trains on these routes, the Railway minister added.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....