Mangaluru, Aprl 25, 2016: Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd is preparing to bring into effect, monsoon timetable on Konkan Railway (KR) route from June 10 to October 31 from originating stations starting June 10 as is the norm during monsoons. This will ensure smooth and punctual running and control of trains and to avoid inconvenience to passengers.
Passengers who have been issued journey tickets prior to announcement of monsoon time table should check train timings in advance as the departure timing of some trains will be advanced or delayed. Train 10104 Madgaon - CSTM Mandovi Express will depart at 8.30am (9.30am now). Train 11004 Sawantwadi - Dadar Rajya Rani Express will leave at 5.30pm (6.10pm now). Train 12617 Ernakulam-Nizamuddin Mangala Express will leave at 10.45am (1.05pm now).
Train 12052 Madgaon-Dadar Janshatabdi Express will leave at noon rather than 2.30pm; train 12620 Mangaluru-LTT Matsyagandha Express depart at 12.50pm rather than 2.40pm; train 10112 Madgaon-CST Konkankanya Express leave at 4.45pm instead of 6pm; train 22907 Madgaon-Hapa Express leave at 7am rather than 10.40am; 12741 Vasco-Patna express depart at 6pm rather than 7.05pm, 10215 Madgaon-Ernakulam Express leave at 9pm instead of 9.30pm.
This is designed for safety of livfe and property as monsoons can pose danger for trains operating on KR route.
Train 12449 Madgaon-Chandigarh Goa Sampark Kranti Express will depart at 10am instead of 11.20am, 11086 Madgaon-LTT double decker express leave at 5.30am rather than 6am; train 50101 Ratnagiri Madgaon passenger leave at 2.20am rather than 3.20am; train 12134 Mangaluru junction-CSTM Express leave at 4.45pm rather than 2.40pm; train 16524 Karwar-Bengaluru express leave at 2.55pm instead of 2.40pm.
Likewise, train 56641 Madgaon-Mangaluru passenger will leave at 2pm instead of 1pm and train 50102 Madgaon-Ratnagiri passenger depart Madgaon at 8pm rather than 7.10pm.