Three pairs of trains to run on electric traction end-to-end on Konkan Railway

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. (KRCL) will facilitate operation of four pairs of trains on electric traction with effect from September 20

September 15, 2022 12:22 am | Updated 05:35 pm IST - MANGALURU

A file photo of KRCL staff posing for a photograph in front of an electric locomotive at Udupi Railway Station.

A file photo of KRCL staff posing for a photograph in front of an electric locomotive at Udupi Railway Station.

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. (KRCL) will facilitate operation of four pairs of trains on electric traction with effect from September 20.

The trains are:

Train No. 12617 Ernakulam-Hazrath Nizamuddin Mangala Lakshadweep Express & Train No. 12618, Hazrath Nizamuddin-Ernakulam Mangala Lakshadweep Express (September 23);

Train No. 16346 Thiruvananthapuram-Mumbai LTT Netravathi Express & Train No. 16345, Mumbai LTT-Thiruvananthapuram Netravathi Express (September 22);

Train No. 12202 Kochuveli-Mumbai LTT Express (September 22) & Train No. 12201 Mumbai LTT-Kochuveli Express (September 23).

These trains would run on electric traction (electric locomotive) from end-to-end.

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