Dudh Sagar Falls has been an attraction for everyone who travels by train to Goa, which lies amidst the Briganza Ghat (as locally known) in the belt of Western Ghats in the state of Goa bordering Karnataka. Dudh Sagar Falls is located adjacent to the Railway Track on Goa-Londa route. Dudh Sagar (Sea of Milk) as it is known is believed to have derived its name from an incident where a princess who covered herself by throwing milk in order to hide.
Dudh Sagar fall boosts of an awesome height of 310 Meters, is the 5th highest waterfall in India and Ranks 227th in the world. The waterfall forms couple of pools which adds to the scenic beauty amidst the Green Jungles of Western Ghats. But Swimming is highly risky in these ponds.
Now experimental stoppage for ten days will be provided to Train No. 06921/06922 Belagavi – Vasco Da Gama – Belagavi Bi-weekly passenger at Dudhsagar Railway station.
However, entry to falls area will still be governed by directives of Forest Department and local Police. Passengers getting down at this station are supposed to take care of their own safety and follow extant rules in this regard.
This is a dream come true for tourists as they can officially halt at the Dudhsagar station and then see this wonderful water falls.
The train will run every Friday and Saturday from 06.09.2019 to 07.12.2019 (Total 28 trips).
Train No. 06921/06922 Belagavi – Vasco Da Gama – Belagavi Bi-weekly passenger is the only train which will stop at Dudhsagar station.
Train No. 06921 Belagavi – Vasco Da Gama Bi-Weekly Passenger Special will depart from Belagavi at 06:20 hrs and reach Dudhsagar – 09:18/09:20 hrs and arrive at Vasco Da Gama at 12:40.
Train No. 06922 Vasco Da Gama – Belagavi Bi-Weekly Passenger Special will depart from Vasco Da Gama at 15:55 hrs and reach Dudhsagar – 17:58/18:00 hrs arrive at Belagavi at 21:25 hrs on every Friday and Saturday from 06.09.2019 to 07.12.2019 (Total 28 trips).
The stop at Dudhsagar station to allow tourists to explore the tourist spot.
According to MoS Railways Suresh Angadi, Dudhsagar remained neglected for long. I was stunned to watch the waterfalls today when I landed in Dudhsagar with my family. Measures are being taken by the Railway Department to make the place conducive for tourists.