Surat gets stoppage for Palace Queen Humsafar Express
MYSURU: The Prime Minsiter will inaugurate the electrified works of the railway line between Mysuru and Bengaluru today. The Prime Minister will arrive at the station at 2.30 pm and is also to flag-off Palace Queen Humsafar Express between Mysuru and Udaipur.
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to visit the Mysuru Railway station on Monday, most of the trains, operating between 9 am and 4 pm, will leave from platform number five and six. For the convenience of passengers, the railway authorities have established additional ticket counters at the station’s entry gate from CFTRI side.
Prime Minister is also all set to address a public meeting in Mysuru later in the day.
The Humsafar Express Train introduced by the Indian Railways which connects five states across the country has arrived at Mysuru Railway Station on Saturday.
The train will run via Mandya, Bengaluru, Davangere, Hubballi, Belagavi, Meeraj, Pune, Kalyan Vasai Road, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Chittorgarh and reach Udaipur passing through five states, i.e., Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. It covers a distance of 2000 Kms out of which more than 1000 Kms will be in Karnataka. The train comprises 19 coaches, out of which 16 are equipped with air-condition facility.
Udaipur City falls on the Ajmer Division of the North Western Railway whereas Mysuru is one of the Divisional HQrs on the South Western Railway.
The passengers and travellers in the Diamond City will have an opportunity to travel to Mysuru and Udaipur with the railways providing stoppage to the Mysuru Palace Queen Weekly Humsafar Express at Surat after Navsari BJP Member of Parliament C R Paatil made representation to railway minister Piyush Goyal for providing stoppage to the Palace Queen weekly express at Surat railway station, which was accepted by the railway board.
The train will provide a unique travel experience to the people on board as it will have state-of-the-art passenger facilities, including the GPS controlled LED display in coaches for alerting passengers on train’s speed, stoppages and other information.