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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….

Mysuru Railway Division  captures new freight traffic
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Mysuru Railway Division captures new freight traffic

December 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Thanks to sustained marketing efforts of Business Development Units (BDU), the Mysuru Division of South Western Railway has been able to reinstate old freight traffic of maize and add new freight customers in sugar loading.  As per the directives of Railway Board and in a bid to give boost to the freight traffic, BDUs…

Zero accidents, 85 percent  punctuality, boost to speed
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Zero accidents, 85 percent punctuality, boost to speed

December 4, 2020

South Western Railway Mysuru Division celebrates 65th Railway Week; lists stellar achievements Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) celebrated the 65th Railway Week on Dec. 2 at Chamundi Officers’ Club, Yadavagiri. Railway Week is an annual event to commemorate the commissioning of the first passenger train way back in April, 1853. This year’s…

Railway Museum sees some light
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Railway Museum sees some light

November 10, 2020

Records better footfall with illumination during Dasara month Mysore/Mysuru: With the Rail Museum, located opposite the CFTRI Main Gate on KRS Road, glittering with special illumination during the 10-day Dasara festival, the decades’ old Museum attracted a good number of tourists and visitors in October. The Museum, that features rare pictures, models and replicas of…

SWR Mysuru widens freight basket
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SWR Mysuru widens freight basket

November 8, 2020

The Division transports 5,500 two-wheelers in a month, earns Rs. 1 crore Mysore/Mysuru: In line with Railway Board guidelines, South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, has constituted Business Development Units (BDUs) to widen its freight basket. The efforts have yielded good results by bringing back the automobile traffic to the Division after a gap of…

VoIP-based Train Control Communication System commissioned in SWR Mysuru Division
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VoIP-based Train Control Communication System commissioned in SWR Mysuru Division

November 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Train traffic control communication between the Divisional Control Office and the Station Masters at the way-side Stations is vital for safe and efficient train operations. Ministry of Railways (MoR) has recently decided to commission VoIP-based Train Control Communication System (TCCS) in one controlled section in each of South Western, Central and North Western Railways…

“Meri Saheli” initiative for focused action on security of women travelling in trains
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“Meri Saheli” initiative for focused action on security of women travelling in trains

November 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The  Railway Protection Force (RPF), Mysuru Division, South Western Railways (SWR), as per the directives of Director General,  RPF, has launched “Meri Saheli” initiative for focused action on security of women across the division with an objective to provide safety and security to lady passengers travelling by trains for their entire journey from starting…

Railway Minister Piyush compliments track maintenance on Mysuru-Bengaluru Section
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Railway Minister Piyush compliments track maintenance on Mysuru-Bengaluru Section

October 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has complimented the authorities of Mysuru and Bengaluru Divisions of South Western Railway (SWR) for the superb track maintenance between Bengaluru and Mysuru. In his official twitter account, Piyush has said “The results of intensive track maintenance carried out between Bengaluru and Mysuru in Karnataka are there for everyone…

Rahul Agarwal takes charge as new DRM of South Western Railway, Mysuru
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Rahul Agarwal takes charge as new DRM of South Western Railway, Mysuru

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Rahul Agarwal assumed office as the new Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, here on Oct. 27, 2020.  A 1992-batch Indian Railway Traffic Service Officer (IRTS), he holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee. He has obtained his second Master’s in Thermal…

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