In order to finish the Electrification works in time, SWR has decided to electrify Bengaluru to Hubballi section simultaneously from both ends.
OHE foundation works have started from Davanagere all the way till Saunshi (around 30km from Hubballi). Visual updates on the same is as shown in the video below.
A few days back, we had reported the status of Railway Electrification and Doubling works in between Bengaluru and Davanagere. Link to the article is given below.
Please read: Bengaluru to Hubballi Electrification reaches Davanagere.
As far as Doubling is concerned, Track has been laid in between Devaragudda and Haveri & Land leveled in between Saunshi and Hubballi. In the rest of the section, it is already doubled.
South Western Railway (SWR) is expediting all the Railway Electrification projects in Karnataka. The zone is marching fast towards the 100% Electrification goal set by the central government.