Tag: South Western Railway

Railway employees stage black band protest seeking fulfilment of demands
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Railway employees stage black band protest seeking fulfilment of demands

June 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Seeking fulfilment of their various demands, Railway employees under the banner of ‘South Western Railway Mazdoor Union’ registered their protest by wearing black bands while at work in the city on Monday. They urged the Government to drop the moves for privatisation of Railways, scrapping of new pension scheme, release of withheld DA, revocation…

Visit renovated Mysuru Rail Museum
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Visit renovated Mysuru Rail Museum

June 8, 2020

Public viewing from 10 am to 6 pm on all days except Tuesdays Mysore/Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, today re-opened the renovated and revamped Mysuru Rail Museum which was closed for public due to lockdown guidelines from March 25, 2020. The Museum is open for public viewing from 10 am to 6 pm…

Tree plantation and cleanliness drive by SWR Mysuru
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Tree plantation and cleanliness drive by SWR Mysuru

June 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: World Environment Day was celebrated today by South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, wherein tree plantation was done by Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Aparna Garg and other Senior Railway Officers of Mysuru Division. As many as 30 saplings of Silver Spruce were planted along with Railway boundary on KRS Road. The thin stream of…

Railways to open reservation counters in phased manner
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Railways to open reservation counters in phased manner

May 23, 2020

First 100 pairs of trains to operate from June 1 Mysore/Mysuru: Railways have decided to open reservation counters to purchase advanced reservation tickets in a phased manner. To begin with, booking counters in important stations across Indian Railways were opened from May 22. On Mysuru Division, PRS counters at the following Stations are open for…

SWR Ticket Checking Staff provide ration kits  to licensed porters, house-keeping staff
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SWR Ticket Checking Staff provide ration kits to licensed porters, house-keeping staff

May 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In yet another show of humanitarian concern for the licensed luggage porters and station house-keeping staff, badly affected because of the cancellation of passenger-carrying trains, ticket checking staff of South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, have pooled their resources to provide ration kits to about 97 persons who depend on train services for their…

‘Shramik Special’ chugs from Dakshina Kannada to transport migrant labourers to Bihar
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‘Shramik Special’ chugs from Dakshina Kannada to transport migrant labourers to Bihar

May 13, 2020

Social distancing maintained during boarding with all passengers wearing face masks Mysore/Mysuru: The first ‘Shramik Special’ train from South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, with 1,428 migrant labourers belonging to Bihar onboard, started at 14:30 hrs yesterday (May 12) from Kabakaputtur Railway Station in Dakshina Kannada District.  This train has been scheduled as per the…

SWR converts 320 Railway Coaches into COVID Care Centres
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SWR converts 320 Railway Coaches into COVID Care Centres

May 8, 2020

Transformed coaches to be placed at 14 Stations including Mysuru Hubballi: Engineers, technicians, workers and supervisors of South Western Railway (SWR) have successfully converted 320 air-conditioned train coaches into Isolation Wards, providing a clean, sanitised and hygienic surroundings for COVID-19 patients to comfortably recover. The target set by the Railway Ministry to SWR was 314…

Ration kits distributed to porters and  house-keeping staff at City Railway Station
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Ration kits distributed to porters and house-keeping staff at City Railway Station

April 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, in collaboration with South Indian Bank, Mysuru, distributed about 80 ration kits to the licensed luggage porters and contractual house-keeping staff at Mysuru Railway Station on Apr.17 as they have been deprived of their livelihood on account of nationwide lockdown and complete suspension of passenger-carrying trains. On two…

Woman power to the fore during a pandemic
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Woman power to the fore during a pandemic

April 12, 2020

Railways leads the campaign Mysore/Mysuru: The total and unprecedented suspension of passenger services by the Indian Railways, for the first time in its history spanning over 165 years, stands as a testimony to the resolve and commitment of the world’s fourth largest Railway system and the single largest State-owned employer to unitedly fight the scourge…

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