Practice journey from Bengaluru to Chennai, Hyderabad prone to get shorter | Bengaluru Information


BENGALURU: Practice journey from Bengaluru to Chennai and Hyderabad is prone to get quicker because the railways is planning to extend the pace on the routes to 160kmph.
This implies journey time between Bengaluru and Hyderabad (632km) is predicted to return all the way down to 5-7 hours from the present 10-12 hours. Equally, journey time to Chennai (362km) might cut back to 3-4 hours from 5-6 hours. The railways is planning to arrange an in depth mission report back to up the pace on these two routes. “The concept is to improve these corridors to semi-high pace corridors (160 kmph),” mentioned Aneesh Hegde, chief public relations officer, SWR.
The DPR will decide the techno-economic feasibility of enhancing the pace to 160kmph and supply technical inputs wanted for reaching it on every route. Sources mentioned the precise pace might be decrease even when the tracks are upgraded to 160kmph as no practice will constantly run on the high pace. A railway official mentioned it could be too early to find out the typical pace of trains after enhancing the pace (as much as 160kmph).
He added: “The railway board has already issued varied insurance policies for reaching the pace of 160kmph. The DPR will assess the out there infrastructure as towards the coverage and establish the work to be carried out as a way to make it doable to achieve 160kmph in all features of practice operations.”
The zones by which the routes cross must put together the report in two months, says a letter from the railway board.


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