Did you Know This? There was a severe famine in 1876-78 and this was responsible for laying of the Railway line connecting Belgaum with Pune. The highway connecting Belgaum with Satara was constructed a bit a later during the same period. Source: The Karnataka State Gazetteer Contributed by MAHANTESH VAKKUND, Bangalore
The ‘Red Ribbon Express’ is an exhibition on rail to create HIV awareness and the Railways ministry has introduced this train at the request of the health ministry. It will reach Belgaum at 5 am on August 14 and depart Belgaum at 1 am on August 15.