Thalassery-Mysore Rail Line

PIL against Railway lines via Kodagu: High Court gives two weeks to Govt. to make its stand clear

Government has to either say Yes or No to the project or it must say that the project is under consideration or underway NOTE: The Railway Ministry’s ‘advice’ to the Kerala government to ‘seek specific approval’ from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to carry out a survey for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru…

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State has not permitted any survey in Kodagu for Railway line: CM Kumaraswamy

The State Government has not accorded permission to anybody to conduct a survey on the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line via South Kodagu, said Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy. He was replying to a question in the Legislative Council raised by MLC Sunil Subramani yesterday. The MLC had submitted a detailed question to the Speaker about the…

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Thalassery-Mysore Railway Line Survey By Konkan Railway Irks Villagers

Even as the Central Government has been repeatedly saying that the controversial and environmentally destructive Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line project via South Kodagu has been shelved, officials of Konkan Railway Corporation have been silently conducting a survey in South Kodagu and its green belt for Railway line to pass. Yesterday, a few officials of Konkan Railway…

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It’s official: Center is not pursuing Thalassery-Mysore Railway Line project, says Piyush Goyal

Issue has to be resolved between Karnataka and Kerala Bengaluru:  It’s official. The Centre has shelved the vexatious Thalassery-Mysuru Railway Line project via South Kodagu which has run into opposition from environmentalists and people of Kodagu district. The Railway Ministry has said that the issue has to be resolved between Karnataka and Kerala. “As such…

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Thalassery-Mysore Railway Line – Centre has not approved project: Pratap Simha

Even as people of Kodagu are vehemently opposing the two Railway lines (Thalassery-Mysuru via South Kodagu and Hunsur-Periyapatna-Kushalnagar-Madikeri-Mangaluru), Member of Parliament Pratap Simha, speaking to Star of Mysore this morning said that he had met Railway Minister Piyush Goyal regarding the Railway line and the Minister informed him that the Centre has not approved the Railway line. “I…

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Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu

  Mysuru: Following the announcement of a survey work for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway line that will pass through Kutta, Kanoor, Balele and Thithimathi in Kodagu district cutting across thick forest area, Green groups in Kodagu have opposed the project. They have threatened even to stop the survey work that will be a prelude to…

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Karnataka, Kerala agree on revised rail route to Mysuru via Kodagu

Kozhikode/Bengaluru: After prolonged difference of opinion on the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru railway line, the Kerala and Karnataka governments have agreed to conduct a survey before preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on the revised Thalassery-Mysuru line via Manandavadi in Kerala. The railway line will pass through Koothuparamba, Manandavadi, Kutta, Kanoor, Balele, and Thithimathi to  reach Mysuru.…

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Thalassery-Mysore Rail Line Action Council wants the railway line to pass through Coorg

Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa recently announced that the new survey has been completed and an alternative route(Nilambur-Wayanad) has been choosen. But the “Action Council” seems to be hell bent on having it pass through Coorg. Kalavoor Johnson, general convener of the council was quoted in The Hindu stating: “The Thalassery-Mysore railway line will never…

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