Mangalore-Madgaon-Mangalore Express Special Train Cancelled For 27 Days: This is The Reason

Mangalore-Madgaon-Mangalore Express Special Train Cancelled For 27 Days: This is The Reason

The Mangalore-Madgaon-Mangalore Express Special (06602/06601) has been cancelled while Train No. 12133/12134 Mumbai CSMT-Mangalore Junction-Mumbai CSMT will be short-terminated at Surathkal from February 6 to March 3 to facilitate non-interlocking and complete track renewal (CTR) works at the Kulashekara First Tunnel near Mangalore. The schedule of several other trains, including those originating in Kerala, will be affected.

While the maximum permissible speed between Mangalore Junction and Jokatte section is 80 kmph, it was just 20 kmph inside the first tunnel. The CTR involves track replacement, strengthening of the line and any other necessary work. With the first tunnel (Down line) remaining closed for 27 days, Up and Down trains will be operated through the new (Up line) tunnel with cancellation, partial cancellation or regulation of certain trains.

On February 7 and 8, Train Nos. 06485/06484 Mangalore Central-Kabaka Puttur-Mangalore Central and 06489/06488 Mangalore Central-Subrahmanya Road-Mangalore Central Express Specials will be cancelled while Train Nos. 07377/07378 Vijayapura-Mangalore Junction-Vijayapura Express Special will be partially cancelled between Subrahmanya Road and Mangalore Junction. The Vijayapura train will be short-terminated at Subrahmanya Road and will originate from there.

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