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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…

Mysuru Rail Museum Selfie Contest Winners
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Mysuru Rail Museum Selfie Contest Winners

October 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The renovated Mysuru Rail Museum was made open to public in mid-March. Since then the museum has received applauds from visitors, rail fans and from all forums. The refurbished Museum has new state-of-the-art technology like Virtual tour which was inaugurated by MP Pratap Simha on Sept.2, 2020.  To increase the wider coverage of Museum…

Railway Protection Force Officers and staff undergo RT-PCR test
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Railway Protection Force Officers and staff undergo RT-PCR test

October 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru:  As part of Covid-19 Medical Camp, RT-PCR test was organised for officers and staff of Railway Protection Force (RPF) at Railway Institute here recently in coordination with Mysuru City Corporation and Railway Hospital.  The camp was held as per the directive of MCC Commissioner and IG cum Principal Chief Security Commissioner, RPF, South Western…

Railwaymen stage protest against non-declaration of Product Linked Bonus
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Railwaymen stage protest against non-declaration of Product Linked Bonus

October 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Members of South Western Railway Mazdoor Union (SWRMU), Mysuru Division, observed All India Bonus Day by staging protest against non-declaration of Product Linked Bonus (PLB) for the financial year 2019-20 in city yesterday. The protestors said that Adhoc PLB was declared in the year 1979 which was being paid till then and added that…

New Running Room for Train Crew at Arsikere
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New Running Room for Train Crew at Arsikere

October 20, 2020

Renovated Railway Institute inaugurated in Mysuru Mysore/Mysuru: Ajay Kumar Singh, General Manager, South Western Railway (SWR), conducted inspection of Arsikere Station and conducted rear window inspection of Arsikere to Mysuru section in Mysuru Railway Division. Singh declared new Running Room facility open. Along with Mysuru Divisional Railway Manager Aparna Garg, Principal Chief Engineer Vipul Kumar,…

SWR to run Festival Special Trains from Oct. 20 to Nov. 30
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SWR to run Festival Special Trains from Oct. 20 to Nov. 30

October 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As the festive season of the country approaches in the wake of the novel Coronavirus pandemic, South Western Railway (SWR) has decided for operation of additional five pairs of festival special trains from Mysuru Junction. The trains will be operated between Oct. 20 to Nov. 30.  The decision to run the special trains was…

Rail Museum illuminated for Dasara festivities
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Rail Museum illuminated for Dasara festivities

October 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Rail Museum located on KRS Road will be illuminated with LED lights during the 10-day Dasara festivities from Oct. 17 to 26.  The working hours of the museum (10 am to 6 pm on normal days) is extended by two hours, that is up to 8 pm. All the outdoor exhibits like vintage…

Rail Museum visiting hours to be extended during Dasara
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Rail Museum visiting hours to be extended during Dasara

October 13, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Rail Museum, located on KRS Road, opposite CFTRI Main Gate, will be specially illuminated during Dasara festival this year.  The timing of the Museum, which is normally open for public between 10 am and 6 pm, will be extended by two hours to facilitate visitors during the Dasara festivities — Oct. 17 to…

Two-wheelers ride on rails
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Two-wheelers ride on rails

October 13, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Giving further push to automobile transportation, South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, loads TVS two-wheelers in New Modified Goods (NMG) rake from Kadakola to Changsari near Guwahati, Assam, covering a distance of nearly 3,000 kms. This traffic has come to Railways due to sustained efforts of Business Development Unit set up on the Division….

For enhanced safety and capacity…: SWR Mysuru Division introduces upgraded signalling project in Ghat Section
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For enhanced safety and capacity…: SWR Mysuru Division introduces upgraded signalling project in Ghat Section

October 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The introduction of additional passenger services and freight trains on the 55-km ghat section between Sakaleshpur and Subramanya Road for achieving higher productivity was rendered difficult in view of the restrictions imposed by the Commissioner of Railway Safety. The non-availability of catch sidings — a mandatory safety protocol — at two of the four…

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