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Rail Museum witnesses record footfall during Dasara-2021
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Rail Museum witnesses record footfall during Dasara-2021

October 27, 2021

Earns a revenue of Rs.13,16,222, the highest in 41-year history of Museum Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Rail Museum has earned the distinction of being one of the most-visited tourist places in Mysuru during Dasara festivities-2021 with a cumulative footfall of 28,733 in the period from Oct.7 to 24, generating a revenue of Rs.13,16,222, the highest so…

Rail Museum illumination to continue till Oct. 24
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Rail Museum illumination to continue till Oct. 24

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Keeping in mind the sentiments of a large number of tourists visiting Mysuru post-Dasara, the Railway Administration has decided to keep the extended working hours of Rail Museum with illumination for another nine days from today (Oct. 16), up to Oct. 24. The Rail Museum will be open from 10 am to 8 pm….

Mysuru Rail Museum illuminated for Dasara
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Mysuru Rail Museum illuminated for Dasara

October 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In view of public demand, South Western Railway (SWR) has extended the working hours of the Mysuru Rail Museum upto 8 pm during Dasara festivities from Oct. 7 to Oct.15 along with illumination of the Rail Museum premises. All the outdoor exhibits like vintage steam locomotives, coaches, inspection carriages, goods wagons, crane, toy train…

Century-old platform weighing scale adorns Mysuru Rail Museum
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Century-old platform weighing scale adorns Mysuru Rail Museum

July 22, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Taking advantage of the second lockdown inducing the closure of the Museum to public for over two months, the Mysuru Rail Museum has added several new artefacts and features to its collection, including the over a century-old 250 kg-capacity (7 mounds) mechanical weighing machine. This machine was manufactured in the year 1907 by W…

Mysuru Rail Museum to reopen from tomorrow
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Mysuru Rail Museum to reopen from tomorrow

July 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Rail Museum will be open to public from tomorrow (July 7) consequent on easing of lockdown restrictions in city. Rahul Agarwal, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, has urged the Rail Museum visitors to adopt a Covid Appropriate Behaviour during their time in the Museum premises.  He has…

‘Record your experiences in a diary or video, become part of the  narrative of Rail Museum’
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‘Record your experiences in a diary or video, become part of the narrative of Rail Museum’

May 19, 2021

International Day of Museums-2021 Theme: “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”  Mysore/Mysuru: The devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdowns have compelled Mysuru Division of South Western Railways (SWR) to close both its Mysuru Rail Museum at Mysuru city as well as the Malgudi Museum at Arasalu in Shivamogga District for…

Sly Move!
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Sly Move!

March 19, 2021

Railways quietly moving Royal Vintage Locomotives from Mysuru Rail Museum to other Railway Offices & Museum An insult to Mysore Maharajas and Heritage: MP Pratap Simha Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Rail Museum that is adding a new heritage site of historical value to Mysuru city is set to lose a vintage steam locomotive as plans are…

New attractions beckon visitors to Mysuru Rail Museum
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New attractions beckon visitors to Mysuru Rail Museum

December 26, 2020

Life-size figurines of RPF Member and Sahayak (Porter) unveiled today Mysore/Mysuru: The South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, which had installed a life-size sculpture of the celebrated cartoon character ‘Common Man’ created and immortalised by the illustrious cartoonist R.K. Laxman in the precincts of the renovated Rail Museum  recently, has added two more new attractions….

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