7 Interesting facts About Konkan Railway

By Rushi Pawar

1. It connects the states of  Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra

The Konkan train gives you the chance to explore the states of Karnataka, Goa, and Maharashtra in a single trip. If this is your first time, I can assure you that this journey will definitely amaze you.

2- Curving turns, tunnels, and bridge

It’s estimated that every 2 or 3 km, you will reach a tunnel or a curving turn; the Konkan railway bridges are estimated to be 60 feet high. Plus, the Konkan railway will go through the longest tunnel which is estimated to be 6.50 Km

3- The Panval viaduct

Speaking of tunnels and bridges, the Panval viaduct is one of Asia’s tallest bridges, the bridge itself is a masterpiece. You will find the bridge before reaching Ratnagiri of the state of Maharashtra. I will take my hat and salute the engineers who built this amazing bridge because it is not only high but connects two hills.

4- A two-part journey

It is an unusual train, your journey will start from Mumbai and end at Madgaon, located in Goa state. Moving forward from Goa, you will travel to Mangalore.

Discover the natural life of this part of the world, the hills, the trees, and the nature of the world as it means to be that what this railway offers.

5- It gives breathtaking                view

As I mentioned before, the Konkan railway is an unusual, unique, and amazing one. The Konkan railway covers two different regions, and each region has its own headquarter.

6- Discover Konkan’s wildlife

We are talking about India here. That part of the world is known for its amazing wildlife, forests, trees, hills, charming lakes, and mesmerizing waterfalls.  The Konkan region will take a lot of time to discover. Still, the railway of Konkan can make it a lot easier and more interesting for you.

7- Change of scene

It’s all about changing the scenery, which is your primary reason why you should take the long route of Konkan railway. It’s in our nature we get attracted to what captures our senses and eyes.

It’s about time to catch the train and explore and discover Konkan regions and states.