Kottur Hospet Passenger Train , Kottur To Hospet Train Timings, Hospet To Kotturu Railway Line

Kottur Hospet Passenger Train , Kottur To Hospet Train Timings and  Hospet To Kotturu Railway Line


Inaugural train service of Train No 56530 Hosapete – Harihar Passenger train via Kotturu and Davangere was flagged off by Shri Suresh Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways from Hosapete station on 17th Oct 2019. on this occasion, Shri Y Devendrappa, Hon’ble MP, Ballari, Shri G M Siddeshwara, Hon’ble MP, Davangere, Shri Karadi Sanganna, Hon’ble MP, Koppal, Shri Somashekar Reddy, Hon’ble MLA, Ballari City and Shri Paranna Munavalli, Hon’ble MLA, Gangavathi were present.

Welcoming the dignitaries on the occasion of inauguration of train services Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR said that this project was the dream of people of this region. He said that due to re-grading at multiple locations and issues of Level Crossing Gate works, the commissioning of Hosapete – Kotturu line for passenger train took time. This new line connecting Bengaluru – Hubballi Line with Hubbali-Guntakal line, is a landmark in history of SWR.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Karadi Sanganna, Hon’ble MP/Koppal said that after decades of efforts , this Railway line materialized. He said that credit goes to Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways and Shri Y.Devendrappa, Hon’ble MP/Ballari . He requested to extend the Hosapete-Kotturu train services to Ballari.

Shri G M Siddeshwara, Hon’ble MP, Davangere and Shri Y Devendrappa, Hon’ble MP, Ballari appreciated the work of Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways and thanked him for initiatives taken for development in Karnataka.

Before flagging off the train services, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways said that Harihar -Kotturu new line is a result of many years of struggle. Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways said that similar to Hon’ble PM uniting whole World with Yoga, Indian Railways is uniting and connecting our country, by providing transportation across length and breadth of country. Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways informed that in next 5 years Rs.5 Lakh Cr. will be invested in Railway projects. He reiterated priorities of Railway will be Safety, Punctuality and cleanliness. He also announced flagging off of Vijayapura -Yesvantpur new train on 22nd Oct. He said that extension of Harihar – Hosapete train services upto Ballari will be looked into. He informed that the emphasis is being given on completion of ongoing projects . He said that with the cooperation of Central and State Govts all pending projects will be completed.

Later while briefing the Press he informed that the Bengaluru – Miraj doubling was being done quickly for benefit of three States (Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra) and that Pune – Miraj, Miraj – Londa doubling projects will get special focus along with Hubballi – Hosapete.

The section between Hosapete – Vyasa – Kotturu(71 Km) meter gauge section has been converted to BG and ready for Passenger traffic.During meter gauge the line was only uptoKotturu and there was a demand to connect this line to Harihar. Futher a new line from Harihar to Kotturu was opened in 2016 for passenger but Hospet to Kotturu was not cleared for passenger traffic. However with this connection the distance will be cut down and save travel time between Bengaluru -Hosapete – Hampi a world tourist and heritage site.

Earlier there was no direct rail connectivity between Ballari – Hospet to Harihar. With the opening of this section and running of passenger trains interior Karnataka will have better connectivity to Bengaluru. Davangere, will also get direct connectivity to Hospet – Ballari – Guntakal main line

The work of completion of the section between Hosapet to Kottur was delayed due to steep gradients, curves and number of Bridges including 8 major bridges. The completion of this new line in difficult terrain is a landmark in history of SWR. Commissioner of Railway Safety has inspected the section on 17.09.2019 and permitted running of passenger trains services on this section.

Details of Train No. 56529 / 56230 Hosapete – Harihar Passenger.

The Train will have a composition of 9 Coaches consisting of 7 General Second Class Coaches and 2 Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van.

Regular service of Train No. 56529/56530 Harihar – Hosapete – Harihar Passenger on newly opened line will commence from 18.10.2019 with stoppages as detailed below:

As regular service Train No. 56529 Harihar – Hosapete Passenger will depart from Harihar at 07:20 hrs and arrive at Hosapete at 12:10 hrs on the same day with effect from 18.10.2019.

Enroute this train will arrive/depart Amaravati Colony – 07:25/07:26 hrs, Davangere – 07:45/07:55 hrs, Amaravati Colony – 08:03/08:05 hrs, Teligi – 08:22/08:23 hrs, Harapanahalli – 08:43/08:44 hrs, Bennehalli – 09:05/09:06 hrs, Kotturu – 09:26/09:27 hrs, Malavi – 09:50/09:51 hrs, Hagari Bommanahalli – 10:08/10:10 hrs, Hampapatnam – 10:23/10:24 hrs, Mariyammanahalli – 10:44/10:45 hrs, Vyasa Colony – 11:00/11:01 hrs, Vyasankeri – 11:16/11:17 hrs and Tungabhadra dam – 11:32/11:33 hrs.

In return direction service Train No. 56530 Hosapete – Harihar Passenger will depart from Hosapete at 12:55 hrs and arrive at Harihar at 18:30 hrs on the same day.

Enroute this train will arrive/depart Tungabhadra dam – 13:05/13:06 hrs, Vyasankeri – 13:14/13:15 hrs, Vyasa Colony – 13:19/13:20 hrs, Mariyammanahalli – 13:34/13:35 hrs, Hampapatnam -13:53/13:54 hrs, Hagari Bommanahalli – 14:12/14:15 hrs, Malavi – 14:32/14:33 hrs, Kotturuu – 15:02/15:03 hrs, Bennehalli – 15:32/15:33 hrs, Harapanahalli – 15:44/15:45 hrs, Teligi – 16:10/16:11 hrs, Amaravati Colony – 17:01/17:02 hrs, Davangere – 17:25/17:35 hrs and Amaravati Colony – 17:44/17:45 hrs

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