September 28, 2022

The trains might be operational on all days, besides Sunday

Lastly, after years of ready, one can board a practice to the airport halt station from Monday. Curiously, the ticket fares is not going to be greater than Rs 15.

E Vijaya, Chief Public Relations Officer and Deputy Common Supervisor, South Western Railways (SWR), stated, “Will probably be a 10-rupee ticket from Bengaluru metropolis (Majestic) to Kempegowda Airport halt on a direct route, whereas it can price Rs 15 from Majestic to Airport halt through Bengaluru Cantonment stations.” This would be the most cost-effective choice to succeed in the airport. At present, one has to pay round Rs 270 to journey in a Vayu Vajra, and a cab fare is between Rs 600 and Rs 1,000. Nonetheless, one must board a shuttle service from the halt station to the airport terminal whereas taking a practice.

As per the practice schedule, the trains wilal be obtainable on six days, besides Sundays. The (06269/06270) practice will depart from Bengaluru Cantt. at 5:55 pm and attain Kempegowda halt station at 6.50 pm with a one-minute stoppage. Passengers can board this practice from Bengaluru East, Baiyyappanahalli, Channasandra, Yelahanka, Bettahalsoor and Dodjala. Prepare No 06279/06280 will go away Yeshwanthpur at 8:30 am and attain airport halt by 9.17 am. From the airport, the practice will go away the airport halt station at 8:21 am, with stops at Dodjala, Bettahalsoor, Yelahanka, Kodigehalli, Lottegolahali and terminate at Yeshwanthpur at 9.25 am. One other practice will go away the airport halt at 6.43 pm and attain Bengaluru metropolis at 8.20 pm. The DEMU trains could have a composition of 16 vehicles.

Sanman P, a techie, who travels regularly by practice, stated, “Now, it’s time to popularise practice providers or else these might be shut, citing decrease patronage. Secondly, the shuttle providers ought to be sure that people who find themselves flying can confidently take the practice with out lacking their flight.”

Rajkumar Dugar (Convenor, Residents for Residents), stated, “As an increasing number of folks start utilizing trains, demand for extra providers at appropriate timings from completely different components of Bengaluru will enhance. The footfalls at KIA had been in hundreds day by day (together with flyers and non-flyers). “Even when 20 per cent shifts to trains, will probably be a win-win state of affairs for all. With lesser congestion, cabs will be capable of make a visit or two further and earn extra.”

5 pairs of trains have been authorised by the Railway board

Trains in direction of KIA

  • Majestic-4.45 am, KIA-5.50 am
  • Yelahanka- 7 am, KIA-7.20 am
  • Yeshwanthpur-8.30 am, KIA-9.17 am
  • Cantonment-5.55 pm, KIA-6.50 am
  • Majestic-9 pm, KIA-10.05 pm

Trains from KIA

  • KIA-6.22 am, Yelahanka – 6.50 am
  • KIA-7.45 am, Cantonment-8.50 am
  • KIA-8.21 am, Yeshwanthpur-9.25 am
  • KIA-6.43 pm, Majestic-8.20 pm
  • KIA-10.37 pm, Majestic-11.55 pm

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