Heeding to the long pending demand of the region, the railways has finally decided to start a passenger train that will ply between Harihara and Hosapete Via Kottur from Thursday.
According to South Western Railway (SWR), Minister of state for railways Suresh Angadi will flag off the Hosapate-Kotturu passenger train at 1100 hrs on 17th October at Hosapete railway station in presence of Karnataka Deputy Chief minister Laxman Savadi and other dignitaries.
This train will cut down the travel time between Bangalore and Hosapete. This line will also connect the Bangalore-Hubballi main line to the Hubballi-Guntakal line and will help connect several heritage sites like Vijayapura, Badami and Hampi with Bangalore. Read More
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