Karnataka HC issue Notice to Railways over delay in running additional daily train service between Bengaluru and Mangaluru

Karnataka HCBangalore: The High Court of Karnataka on Thursday ordered issue of notice to the Ministry of Railways on a public interest litigation (PIL) petition complaining over delay in the commencement of an additional daily train service between Bengaluru and Mangaluru as proposed in the 2014 Railway Budget.

A Division Bench comprising Justice Vineet Saran and Justice Aravind Kumar passed the order on the petition filed by Railway Yatri Sangha, Udupi. It was pointed out in the petition that though the Railways had announced the train service numbers — 16575/16756 — and the timings, there was no sign of commencement of the service despite demand for more trains between these two cities.