SWR: Several Trains to take New Route via Bengaluru on Commissioning of New Bayyappanahalli Terminal

The Ministry of Railways has approved South Western Railways’ proposal to divert the route of several trains via Yesvantpur Bypass avoiding Yesvantpur station.

The following trains will bypass Yesvantpur via the specified new routes:

1. 11021/22 Dadar Tirunelveli Express

Existing Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli Cabin

New Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur Bypass-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

2. 11005/06 Dadar Puducherry Express

Existing Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

New Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur Bypass-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

3. 17311/12 Chennai Vasco Da GamaExpress

Existing Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

New Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur Bypass-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

4. 12777/78 Hubballi Kochuveli Express

Existing Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

New Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur Bypass-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

5. 17315/16 Vasco Da Gama Velankanni Express

Existing Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

New Route: Chikka Banawara-Yesvantpur Bypass-Lottegollahalli-Baiyyappanahalli

The ministry has also approved stoppage of all the above trains at Chikka Banawara, Hebbal, Banaswadi, New Baiyyappanahalli Coaching Terminal (TCTB) and Whitefield.

However, once TCTB is commissioned for passenger services, Banaswadi is to be removed as a halt for all trains except 11021/22 Dadar Tirunelveli Express.

Diversion of these trains will be done at a date to be notified later by SWR.

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