What is the Konkan Railway route?
The 756.25 km (469.91 mi) long railway line connects the states of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. The first train on the completed track was sent off on 26 January 1998.
Where does Konkan Railway start and end?
The region of Ratnagiri extends across a stretch of 480 km from Roha to Sawantwadi in Maharashtra, and the region of Karwar extends across a stretch of 660 km beginning from Pernem in Goa to Surathkal in Karnataka.
Which part of Konkan Railway is most beautiful?
Dudhsagar Falls The most scenic section of this train route that connects New Delhi to Goa is the coastal section between Goa and the Londa in Karnataka. Goa Express trainwinds through hills and forests, passing peaks and valleys of the Western Ghats.
Is Konkan Railway single line?
Konkan Railway Route:- The route is a single-line track, and is not electrified. The total length of the line is about 738 kilometres (459 mi).
How long is Konkan Railway?
Konkan Railway is a vital link between Mumbai and Mangalore traversing through a distance of 741 Kms along the Western Ghats covering Four States viz. Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka & Kerala.
How long does it take to complete Konkan Railway?
Konkan Railway has completed 25 years and is celebrating Silver Jubilee. The celebration started on 15th October in Mumbai. Hon’ble Minister for Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was the Chief Guest and distributed the awards to employees who exhibited exemplary services during the year.
Is Dudhsagar waterfall in Konkan Railway?
Dudhsagar Falls ( lit. ‘Sea of Milk’) is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa. It is 60 km from Panaji by road and is located on the Belgavi–Vasco Da Gama rail route about 46 km east of Madgaon and 80 km south of Belgavi.
Is Konkan Railway private or government?
Public sector undertakings
Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) is a Public sector undertakings headquartered at CBD Belapur in Navi Mumbai that operates Konkan Railway and also undertakes other railway-related projects. The railway (railroad) route of KRCL covers the coastal districts of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka states of India .
How far does Konkan Railway cover?
Is Goa included in Konkan?
Konkan extends throughout the western coasts of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. It is bounded by the Western Ghats mountain range (also known as Sahyadri) in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west, the Daman Ganga River in the north and the River Aghanashini in the south.
Which is the fastest train in Konkan Railway?