Tag: South Western Railway

Festival rush: Railways to run special trains up to Apr. 14
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Festival rush: Railways to run special trains up to Apr. 14

April 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) is operating 20 additional trains from Apr. 10 to 14 to clear extra rush of passengers due to Ugadi festival as well as ongoing strike by KSRTC staff. Addressing a news conference here on Friday, Rahul Agarwal, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), SWR, Mysuru Division, said that nearly…

SWR to run more special express trains
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SWR to run more special express trains

April 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR) has decided to run the following additional Unreserved Special Express Trains with normal fare from Mysuru connecting various districts across Karnataka.  Passengers are requested to strictly follow all COVID-19 norms of State and Central Government including wearing of mask, sanitisation etc., in the trains and at Railway Stations.  The details…

Railways hold anti-plastic drive at City Railway Station
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Railways hold anti-plastic drive at City Railway Station

April 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) held a special drive at Mysuru Railway Station here on Tuesday to highlight the consequences of plastic use. As part of this campaign, the passengers were screened for plastics inside the Railway Station premises and inside trains. Awareness was created on the harmful effects of plastic use …

SWR Mysuru Division launches anti-plastic drive
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SWR Mysuru Division launches anti-plastic drive

March 28, 2021

After two-month campaign, Railways to penalise violators Mysore/Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, has launched a two-month drive to sensitise passengers on ban on use of plastics in Railway Stations and on trains as per the directives issued by Government of Karnataka. As part of the campaign, posters and stickers have been pasted at…

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…

SWR Mysuru Division DRM chairs 32nd Permanent Negotiation Machinery Meeting
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SWR Mysuru Division DRM chairs 32nd Permanent Negotiation Machinery Meeting

March 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) conducted the 32nd Permanent Negotiation Machinery (PNM) Meeting on Feb. 25 and 26 at the Divisional Railway Manager’s (DRM) Office in city.    DRM Rahul Agarwal chaired the opening session. The representatives of South Western Railway Mazdoor Union (SWRMU), Mysuru Division, participated in the conciliation. Speaking on the…

International Women’s Day: All-women crew runs Bengaluru-bound train
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International Women’s Day: All-women crew runs Bengaluru-bound train

March 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) celebrated International Women’s Day in a novel way by running an all-women crew of a train yesterday. The authorities decided to run Train No 06535 Mysuru-Solapur Golgumbaz Express with all-women crew, comprising loco pilot and assistant loco pilot, guard, ticket checking staff and security personnel. Through…

Hearing screening camp held for Railway employees
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Hearing screening camp held for Railway employees

March 3, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of World Hearing Day (Mar. 3), All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) in association with the Railway Medical Department conducted a hearing screening camp for Railway employees at Mysuru Divisional Office of South Western Railway.  According to World Health Organisation (WHO), 466 million persons have disabling hearing loss — 6.1…

Mysuru-Chamarajanagar Railway Line electrification
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Mysuru-Chamarajanagar Railway Line electrification

February 13, 2021

Tenders awarded for Rs. 20 crore project Mysore/Mysuru: The much-awaited electrification of Mysuru-Chamarajanagar Railway line under the South Western Railway has got a boost with the Railways awarding tenders for the project.  The project is a part of phasing out diesel and going fully electric within the next few years. The electrification works will begin…

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