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Electric train to save Rs.20 crore diesel cost; provide clean air to Mysuru
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Electric train to save Rs.20 crore diesel cost; provide clean air to Mysuru

December 9, 2017

Mysuru: The track doubling and electrification work on the Mysuru-Bengaluru track is complete and Shatabdi Express (Mysuru-Chennai) is the first planned locomotive to be run on electric traction in the last week of this month. Once the electric train is introduced, there will be considerable time saved on changing locomotives at Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (KSR)…

Rail Safety Chief inspects Mysuru-Bengaluru electrification work
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Rail Safety Chief inspects Mysuru-Bengaluru electrification work

December 5, 2017

Mysuru: With the completion of the electrification work as well as the double track work between Mysuru and Bengaluru, the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) K.A. Manohar today inspected the electrification work on the Broad Gauge line section between Yeliyur-Mysuru. The team, which included the CRS, engineers and construction officials, began the inspection at 10.45…

First electric engine chugs into Mysuru
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First electric engine chugs into Mysuru

December 3, 2017

Mysuru: Following electrification of the Mysuru-Bengaluru double railway track, history was created on Saturday when the electric loco (engine) chugged into Mysuru Railway Station from Bengaluru as part of the test run. Sources in the Railways said that the Safety Commissioner is expected to undertake inspection of the electrification of the Mysuru-Bengaluru railway track on…

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…

Come November, trains to Mysuru to run on electricity
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Come November, trains to Mysuru to run on electricity

August 8, 2017

Bengaluru: After a five-year delay in the doubling of the Mysuru-Bengaluru track, the South Western Railway is working overtime to electrify the track between Yeliyur (near Mandya) and Mysuru. Once the electrification is complete, the double track will be open after an inspection by the Commissioner for Railway Safety. Trains are likely to ply on…

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