Kolar The Golden city of India, is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the headquarters of Kolar District and is known for production of Milk, which recently surpassed Denmark, and gold mining. Kolar is popularly known as the land of silk, milk, Mango, and gold.
First Time Express Train enters Kolar Gold Fields, KGF – VIDEO
Video – The Railzone.
New Express Train to Delhi via Chikkaballapur – Chintamani – Srinivasapur – Kolar – Bangarpet from Yesvantpur. People of Kolar cheer up and welcome their first ever Express Train after the Broad Gauge conversion of the 160 KM Yelahanka – Chikkaballapura – Kolar – Bangarpet line which was fully completed in 2013. This is the first time a Express train is being operated via this route.
Train Number : 06521 Yesvantpur – Hazrat Nizamuddin Express Locomotive : KJM WDP4D 40388 (Krishnarajapuram). Location : KOLAR Railway Station (KQZ).
KGF or Kolar Gold Fields is a mining region and taluk, in the Kolar District of Karnataka state. Robertsonpet is the headquarters of Kolar Gold Fields. It had produced tonnes and tonnes of gold It includes the township of the same name, viz. K.G.F, where reside mainly the families of the employees of Bharat Gold Mines Limited (BGML) and BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited).
KGF is about 30 kilometers from Kolar and 100 kilometers from Bangalore. To the east of KGF is a ridge of hills of which Dod Betta Hill is 3195 feet above sea level. The town was known for gold mining for over a century, which was eventually closed in 2001 due to low level of gold production. India’s first power generation unit was created to support operations of the KGF in early 1905s. Taking this as an inspiration, director Prashanth Neel has created a movie series of two parts, viz. K.G.F. Chapter 1 & 20.