Tag: South Western Railway

Historical plaque at Rly. Hospital restored after protests
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Historical plaque at Rly. Hospital restored after protests

August 8, 2018

Mysuru: The South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, faced public wrath last evening as it tried to erase a historical plaque by covering it with cement. Following protests by historians and public, the Railways was forced to take out the cement from the plaque and the same was restored to its original position. The white…

Mysuru Railway Station gets high-speed Wi-Fi
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Mysuru Railway Station gets high-speed Wi-Fi

June 24, 2018

Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR) has installed high-speed Wi-Fi service at 115 Railway Stations including the Mysuru City Railway Station and Ashokapuram Station in Karnataka. Other Railway Stations include Nanjangud, Kadakola, K.R. Nagar and Chamarajanagar. The maximum bandwidth allotted to each Railway Station is 1 GB.   Under ‘Digital India’ initiative of Government of India,…

SWR initiatives to sustain ecology
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SWR initiatives to sustain ecology

June 7, 2018

South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru division: World Environment Day-2018 was observed by Mysuru division of SWR with an array of activities throughout the day. Aparna Garg, Divisional Railway Manager of SWR Mysuru Division, administered Environment Day pledge to the officers and staff to promote conservation and sustainable management of environmental resources. Apart from this, tree…

Rain water harvesting by SWR Mysuru Division
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Rain water harvesting by SWR Mysuru Division

March 24, 2018

Mysuru: As part of its green initiatives, the South Western Railway (SWR) has developed and commissioned rain water harvesting system at 17 locations over Mysuru Division. A total area of 8,843 sqm is allocated for rain water harvesting duly utilising 22 units developed in different areas like Railway Staff Quarters, Divisional Office, Railway Hospital and…

Now,12 trains run on electrified line between Mysuru-Bengaluru
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Now,12 trains run on electrified line between Mysuru-Bengaluru

March 22, 2018

Mysuru:  With the electrification of the Railway line between Mysuru and Bengaluru officially thrown open on Mar.19, the South Western Railway (SWR) will now run 12 trains on AC traction between the two cities. This means that these 12 trains will run on electrical locomotives instead of diesel. It may be recalled that Prime Minister…

South Western Railway Mysuru Division ranked fourth in punctuality
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South Western Railway Mysuru Division ranked fourth in punctuality

March 17, 2018

Mysuru: By maintaining the punctuality performance percentage of 97.36%, South Western Railway (SWR)  Mysuru Division has ranked fourth among Indian Railways and first in South Western Railway. This outstanding performance is achieved in spite of sharp increase in maintenance of blocks of various safety activities in double fold. On an average 126 trains are being…

SWR employees in Team India
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SWR employees in Team India

March 12, 2018

P.U. Navaneetha and H.M. Bhandavya, employees of South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, are among the 12-member Indian Women’s National Basketball Team that left for Gold Cost, Australia, today to take part in CWG-2018. Basketball events are scheduled from Apr. 5 to Apr.15. Eight teams are participating in the Basketball event in CWG and India…

SWR to conduct Core Business Drive from Mar.12 to 25
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SWR to conduct Core Business Drive from Mar.12 to 25

March 11, 2018

To reach out to every business organisation and encourage them to use Railways Mysuru: The Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) will be conducting a Core Business Drive from Mar.12 to Mar. 25. The objective of the drive is to reach out for every business organisation and institution to encourage them to use Railways…

Reclassification of Railway Stations over Mysuru Division of SWR
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Reclassification of Railway Stations over Mysuru Division of SWR

March 7, 2018

Mysuru: Ministry of Railways has decided to change the criteria of classification of Railway Stations. Until now this was based solely on ticket sales. It has now been modified to include both annual earnings as well as passengers handled. In Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) the classification will move from A1,A,B,D etc. and…

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