Starting from Monday, eight suburban trains running in the Bengaluru division will be doubled from eight-car trains to 16-car trains. The trains will run all seven days of the week.
According to South Western Railway (SWR), these trains are 06575 Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station (SBC)- Mysuru (MYS) MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit), 06576 MYS-SBC MEMU, 66535 SBC-RMGM (Ramanagaram) MEMU, 66536 RMGM-SBC MEMU, 66541 WFD (Whitefield)-SBC MEMU, 66542 SBC-WFD MEMU, 66543 KPN (Kuppam) -SBC MEMU, 66545 SBC-KPN MEMU.
Sir, @mepratap @SureshAngadi_ thank you very much. Passengers can now travel with great comfort due to your efforts to improve Mysuru Bengaluru mobility @drmsbc @DrmMys @SWRRLY pic.twitter.com/90458xmTGz
— Mysuru Railway Users (@MysuruRailUsers) February 14, 2020
Railway officials said the new trains will have four motor cars and twelve trailing cars. The motor cars can carry 226 passengers, 155 sitting and 121 standing and the trailing cars can carry 325 passengers. The trains can ferry around 4,900 passengers at a time.
All these trains will have state of the art 3-phase MEMU rakes produced by ICF (Integral Coach Factory).
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