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Thread: Konkan Railway
10-14-2015, 05:50 AM #1
The Konkan Railway line which runs along the konkan coast of India, between Mumbai and Mangluru. It starts from Roha(Maharashtra) to Thokur(Karnataka) , a total distance of 741 km along the west coast of India and western ghat .The entire route is a single-line track, and it is not electrified. The total length of the railway line is 738 kilometers. Konkan Railway has been designed for high-speed traffic of 160 kilometers per hour, the fastest train of this route is the trivendrum rajdhani express, and at present this train runs at a maximum speed of 110 kilometers per hour. There is a spectacular view parallel to line which runs parallel to the Arabian Sea coastline.
This route divides the national highway NH-17 at several places. Even though, it is a single line route, the lines of the Konkan Railway and South-Western Railway run parallel from Majorda to Margao, which makes it a double line route. There are a total of 56 stations on this route. Here you can see the map of Kankan railway
12-23-2015, 07:09 AM #2
Nice post! Many people doesn't aware of Konkan railway
01-10-2017, 13:26 PM #3
Konkan Railway is a most famous for the sahyadri mountains like a snake! That is perfect trip experience of the Indian Railways.