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Mysuru-Chennai to be a high-speed train corridor
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Mysuru-Chennai to be a high-speed train corridor

January 30, 2020

High-speed train via Bengaluru to reach Chennai in just 2 hours and 25 minutes  New Delhi: The Railways has identified six sections including the 435-km Mysuru-Bengaluru-Chennai for high-speed and semi-high-speed corridors, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav said yesterday, adding that a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on these sections will be ready within a year. The…

Eucalyptus tree falls on power cable; train traffic disrupted
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Eucalyptus tree falls on power cable; train traffic disrupted

July 5, 2019

Mandya: Train traffic between Mysuru and Bengaluru was disrupted yesterday afternoon as a eucalyptus tree fell and damaged an overhead electric line between Maddur and Hanakere Railway Stations in Mandya. Due to this, Mysuru-bound Basava Express and Malgudi Express were delayed by a couple of hours putting passengers into  inconvenience. The incident occurred at around…

Now, ladies only coaches in three trains from Mysuru
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Now, ladies only coaches in three trains from Mysuru

October 31, 2018

Mysuru: The passenger traffic between Mysuru and Bengaluru has steadily increased over the years. In view of this, there has been a lot of complaints from commuters travelling towards Bengaluru in the morning hours. Also, there has been a demand, particularly from women, to earmark separate coaches for them. Hence, the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM),…

Now,12 trains run on electrified line between Mysuru-Bengaluru
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Now,12 trains run on electrified line between Mysuru-Bengaluru

March 22, 2018

Mysuru:  With the electrification of the Railway line between Mysuru and Bengaluru officially thrown open on Mar.19, the South Western Railway (SWR) will now run 12 trains on AC traction between the two cities. This means that these 12 trains will run on electrical locomotives instead of diesel. It may be recalled that Prime Minister…

Mysuru-Bengaluru rail track doubling inspection on Nov. 4
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Mysuru-Bengaluru rail track doubling inspection on Nov. 4

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: The much-awaited completion of track doubling work between Mysuru and Bengaluru, is finally going to be complete with the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) likely to inspect the track on Nov. 4. After the inspection, it is likely to be operational within the next two weeks. According to the South Western Railway officials the…

Mysuru-Bengaluru track to be electrified by month end
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Mysuru-Bengaluru track to be electrified by month end

October 3, 2017

Mysuru: The work on restoration of the translocated Tipu Armoury at Srirangapatna has begun on a  war-footing and will be completed within a week. Simultaneously, the completion of electrification of the double track between Bengaluru and Mysuru that was pending due to the Armoury shifting will be completed by the end of October. The translocation…

Rail services on Mysuru-Bengaluru double track to begin by July 15
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Rail services on Mysuru-Bengaluru double track to begin by July 15

July 3, 2017

Mysuru/New Delhi: With the relocation of Tipu Armoury completed, train services on the new double track between Mysuru and Bengaluru would commence within July 15, according to sources in the Railway Department. American company PSL-Wolfe Private Limited and New Delhi-based PSL Engineering took up the relocation works of the 228-year-old armoury on March 6, 2017,…

Mysuru-Hubballi Daily Express to be flagged off this evening
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Mysuru-Hubballi Daily Express to be flagged off this evening

May 23, 2017

Mysuru: The newly-introduced train from Mysuru to Hubballi via Bengaluru, which was scheduled to be launched by the South Western Railway (SWR) 10 days ago, will finally be flagged off today. The new train, Train No. 17325/17326 Hubballi-Mysuru-Hubballi (via Bengaluru) Daily Express, will be flagged off from Platform No.6 of City Railway Station at 3…

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