Yesvantpur – Hubballi Express

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Yesvantpur – Hubballi Express
Service typeExpress
First service1 June 2018
Current operator(s)South Western Railways
StartYesvantpur Junction
EndHubli Junction
Distance travelled464 km (288 mi)
Average journey time9 hours 18 mins
Service frequencyWeekly
Train number(s)16543 / 16544
On-board services
Class(es)AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper, General
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Catering facilitiesNo Pantry Car Coach attached
Rolling stockLHB coaches
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed140 km/h (87 mph) maximum
,52 km/h (32 mph), including halts

Yesvantpur – Hubballi Express is a Express train belonging to South Western Railway zone of Indian Railways that run between Yesvantpur Junction and Hubli Junction in India.


This train was inaugurated on 1 June 2018, by South Western Railways for more connectivity between Bangalore and Hubli.[1]

It was Running with ICF Coaches Till 24 August 2018, after that, it was converted into LHB Coaches for safe travel.[2]


Frequency of this train is weekly and it covers the distance of 464 km with an average speed of 52 km/h on both sides.[3]


This train passes through Arsikere Junction, Davangere, Harihar & Haveri on both sides.


As the route is under electrification a WDP-4 loco pulls the train to its destination on both sides.


Fares for seats in air-conditioned coaches were reduced in 2018.[4]

External links[edit]


  1. South Western Railways, Retrieved 23 June 2019
  2. South Western Railways, Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  3., Retrieved 23 June 2019
  4. "Railway fares for AC travel slashed by up to Rs 235 for 5 southwestern trains". Business Today. Retrieved 2019-06-24.

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