South Western Railways (SWR) has undertaken a slew of works at Belagula railway station which will aid in augmenting the railway operations to and from Mysuru.
Due to terminal constraints and bottlenecks at Mysuru railway station full benefits of track doubling and electrification by way of running additional trains on the Mysuru-Bengaluru section is yet to be tapped.
How can Belagula come to the rescue of the congested Mysuru railway station for the time being?
To decongest and increase the capacity of Mysuru Railway Station (MYS), South Western Railways (SWR) has taken up the work to provide additional stabling lines/Running lines and a Platform at Belagula(Belagola) railway station on the outskirts of the city located on Mysuru Hassan railway Section.
The proposed work will mainly address on removing constraints and bottlenecks for ensuring timely arrival, departure and additional trains to/from the Mysuru railway station, which is one of the most important parameters of the quality of service to be provided to the passengers.
Belagula(Belagola) railway station to get an additional platform (i.e. platform number-2) for smooth handling of traffic with respect to frequency/movement of the train which is key for timely operation of traffic.
Stabling Lines/Running lines
Definition: Stabling Lines are running lines, where empty trains are stabled. A stabling line is where rakes are parked (usually without any maintenance) before they are assigned to the next train service. Two additional lines are planned at Belagula(Belagola).
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