The Konkan Railway line which runs along the konkan coast of India, between Mumbai
and Mangluru. It was made and operated by the Konkan Railway Corporation. 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. It
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.
The Konkan Railway connects the three states i.e. Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka,
There are three trains that the konkan railway had launched to cater to the holiday
rush during the Ganesh Chaturthi. And the three trains are, 00112 /00111 Madgaon
- Vasai Road - Madgaon Special Train (Reserved Express) , 00115/00116 Vasai Road
- Mangalore - Vasai Road Special Train (Reserved Express) and 00118/00117 Ratnagiri
- Vasai Road – Ratnagiri Special Train (Reserved Express).
Like other railway divisions there are no divisions of the konkan railway. It has
two different regions along with headquarters at Karwar( Karnataka) and Ratnagiri
(Maharashtra). The region of Ratnagiri covers a wider of 480 km from Roha to Sawantwadi
in Maharashtra, and the region of Karwar covers area of 660 km beginning from Pernem
in Goa to Surathkal in Karnataka. It is constructed in such a way that the high-speed
trains with maximum speed of 160 km could easily pass through it. Currently, Trivandrum
Rajdhani Express is the fastest train, which runs on this route at a maximum speed
of 110 km per hour.
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:
On this website, you can get updated train table for following lines.
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