Bangalore – Shimoga Intercity Train from 1st October 2009

July 7, 2009 – 12:42 am

The second inter city service train in the form of Bangalore – Shimoga intercity is supposed to start from cotober 1, 2009.  The train will come under the jurisdiction of south western railways. The first intercity is being the Bangalore – Hubli intercity train which has now been extended to Dharwad. Likewise, Bangalore – Shimoga intercity will leave early in the morning so that it can come back by early evening. It takes around 6 hours to reach Shimoga from Bangalore.

Update: Well late though, it did started. The new Bangalore – Shimoga intercity train service had started after it was flagged by union railway minister Mamta Banerjee in Bangalore on 8/12/2009.

  1. 6 Responses to “Bangalore – Shimoga Intercity Train from 1st October 2009”

  2. Train No., Booking Starting Date,Timings of Arrival & Departure

    By Dinesh on Aug 31, 2009

  3. Is this intercity going to happen.? I mean Bangalore to Shimoga from 01.10.09

    By Jagannatha H V on Sep 8, 2009

  4. This is boon 2 Shimoga but dont know when will it start. The authoroties are not taking enough interest to start the service.

    By Anil on Nov 9, 2009

  5. I think it should be 5 hours journey in intercity to Shimoga.
    But they keep on saying..it starts…till now nothing

    By satish on Nov 27, 2009

  6. I TRAVELLED YESTERDAY IT WAS HECTIC TO TRAVEL IN THIS TRAIN SEATING SYSTEM SAME LIKE LAAL DABBA KSRTC BUSSES IT IS CONJUSTED TO SIT NO RELAX MAY BE DESIGNERS THOUGHT IT IS CHINA NOT INDIA BCZ NO PROPER LEGROOM TO PASSENGERS AND INSTEAD OF 5 HRS IT IS TAKING 7 HOURS VERY BAD EXPERIENCE SEATING SYSTEM AND TRAVEL TIME TO BE IMPROVED

    THANX

    By JAAVED SHAIKH on Dec 13, 2009

  7. Hi,

    We apriceat and very very thanks to Railway dept for provided this service, Its is very Very useful for Shimogga dist peoples, also we request you that kindly provise atleast a train service upto Sagar. daily 40-50thousands of people travelling from sagar region to bangalore. Its very usefu and safty journy for middle class & poor peoples.

    Once again thanks ,

    By,

    Khaleel Ahmed

    By Khaleel ahmed on Jan 9, 2010

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