GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2369
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.08.2017
DAILY TRAIN SERVICE BETWEEN THIRUVANATHAPURAM AND MYSURU
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:
(a) Whether Government is considering introducing a daily train service between Thiruvanathapuram and Mysuru on account of increased communication between these two stations; and
(b) If so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI RAJEN GOHAIN)
(a): No, Sir.
(b): In Southern Railway, there are path constraints on Jolarpettai – Salem – Erode – Coimbatore – Shoranur – Ernakulam – Kottayam / Alappuzha – Kayankulam sections where the line capacity utilization is more than 100% . Also, the infrastructural facilities available at Thiruvananthapuram / Kochuveli are saturated and just sufficient for the existing level of traffic.