Belagavi Pandharpur Special Train Introduced for Devotees Traveling to Pandharpur for Ashadha Ekadashi having two trips each side.
In a bid to facilitate the thousands of devotees traveling to Pandharpur to seek blessings on the auspicious occasion of Ashadha Ekadashi, the General Manager of South Western Railways has announced the introduction of a Belagavi Pandharpur Special Train. The Railway Board has approved the running of the train, T No:07385/07386 Hubli-Pandharpur-Hubli Unreserved Special, for two trips on June 28th and 29th.
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The Belagavi Pandharpur Special Train, operating on a Train on Demand (TOD) basis, aims to cater to the needs of devotees from Belagavi and surrounding areas who embark on the pilgrimage to the revered Vitthala temple in Pandharpur. This initiative aims to alleviate the challenges faced by travelers during this significant period of religious observance.
Comprising a total of 23 coaches, the train’s composition includes 4 air-conditioned three-tier, 1 air-conditioned second-tier, 10 sleepers, 5 general seating coaches, and 2 second-class luggage cum brake vans. Additionally, the air-conditioned coaches and pantry car will be locked during the journey.
The train’s schedule is as follows:
- T.No:07385 UBL-PVR (Hubli to Pandharpur) will depart from Hubli on June 28 and 29, 2023.
- T.No:07386 PVR-UBL (Pandharpur to Hubli) will depart from Pandharpur on June 29, 2023.
Devotees planning to avail themselves of this special train service are advised to make note of the respective departure dates and stations.
The introduction of this Belagavi Pandharpur Special Train is expected to significantly ease the transportation woes faced by pilgrims during this holy period. With ample seating and comfortable amenities, devotees can now embark on their spiritual journey with ease and tranquility. It is a commendable step taken by the South Western Railways to ensure the devotees’ convenience and make their pilgrimage experience more pleasant.
Timetable of Belagavi Pandharpur Special Train
Additionally, we would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Shri Iranna Kadadi for his relentless efforts in advocating for the introduction of this Belagavi Pandharpur Special Train. Shri Kadadi’s unwavering commitment to the welfare of the devotees and his sincere concern for their convenience have played a pivotal role in making this initiative a reality.
His tireless efforts in raising the issue and pushing for its implementation have not only addressed the concerns of the pilgrims but have also reaffirmed his dedication to serving the community. We express our deepest appreciation to Shri Iranna Kadadi for his invaluable contribution to fulfilling the aspirations of the devotees and enabling them to embark on their spiritual journey with ease and comfort.
The South Western Railways urges all devotees to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain social distancing norms while traveling on the special train. Passengers are also encouraged to carry valid identification and follow all instructions provided by the railway authorities for a smooth and hassle-free journey.
The announcement of this Belagavi Pandharpur Special Train has been met with enthusiasm by the devotees, who eagerly await the opportunity to embark on their pilgrimage to Pandharpur and seek the divine blessings of Lord Vitthala on the auspicious occasion of Ashadha Ekadashi.
For further information and booking details, interested individuals can visit the official website of the South Western Railways or contact the Belagavi railway station inquiry.
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