Tag: South Western Railway

Mysuru Railway is now an e-Office
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Mysuru Railway is now an e-Office

February 16, 2020

Hubballi: The Zonal Head Quarters (HQ) and all three Division Offices of South Western Railway (SWR) including Mysuru Division have adopted paperless work culture as implementation of National Informatics Centre (NIC) e-Office has been completed. SWR is the first Zone to complete work after commencement of the project. The work was executed by RailTel. To…

Railway seeks Congress Office land
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Railway seeks Congress Office land

January 23, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: A new controversy over land is brewing in the heart of the city as the South Western Railway (SWR) Divisional Office in Mysuru is eyeing the two-acre prime land adjacent to the Railway Station for its expansion plans.  This issue has, however, ruffled the feathers of Congressmen as the land has been leased out…

Cancellation, Diversion and Regulation of train services
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Cancellation, Diversion and Regulation of train services

January 22, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: South Western Railway (SWR) construction wing will be carrying out Pre-Non-Interlocking and Non-interlocking (Civil and Signal) works at Chalgeri Railway Station between Harihar and Devargudda Railway Stations of Mysuru Division from Jan.24 to 27 for opening of new Broad Gauge Line between Harihar and Devargudda Station. As a result, the following trains are cancelled,…

Sturdy Height Gauges installed near Road Under Bridges
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Sturdy Height Gauges installed near Road Under Bridges

January 9, 2020

To prevent overloaded vehicles from colliding against RUB roof and ensure track safety Mysuru: Overloaded vehicles will no longer pass through Road Under Bridges (RUB) in Mysuru, Chamarajanagar and Hassan sections. South Western Railway authorities have begun the process of constructing sturdy iron Height Gauges (Barriers) on both sides of the bridges to restrict the…

Where everything is on track
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Where everything is on track

December 22, 2019

Refurbished Mysuru Rail Museum likely to reopen on Dec. 30 By Rajkumar Bhavasar The rhythm of steam locomotive conjuring up images of belching smoke and shifting tracks will come alive at the Mysuru Rail Museum, which is being renovated and refurbished.  Mysuru has always enchanted tourists and visitors with its magnificent Palaces, beautiful gardens and…

Cancellation, diversion & regulation of trains
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Cancellation, diversion & regulation of trains

December 11, 2019

Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR) will be carrying out critical engineering and signalling work (Non-Interlocking Work) from 10.12.2019 to 13.12.2019 in Banasandra Railway Station yard for doubling of track on Arasikere-Tumakuru section of Mysuru Division over SWR. The following trains are cancelled/ diverted/ regulated on the dates mentioned against each: Cancellation: Train No.56917/ 56918 KSR…

Special trains to ease Festival rush
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Special trains to ease Festival rush

August 29, 2019

Mysore: South Western Railway (SWR) has decided to run Train No.06583/06584 Mysuru-Vijayapura-Mysuru special express to clear extra rush of passengers during Ganesha Festival as detailed below:  Train No.06583 Mysuru to Vijayapura Special Express will depart Mysuru at 12.30 hrs. on Aug.30 (Friday) and arrive Vijayapura at 10.20 hrs. on next day (Saturday). Enroute, the train…

SWR to increase coaches in Mysuru-Talaguppa train
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SWR to increase coaches in Mysuru-Talaguppa train

August 26, 2019

Mysuru: The South Western Railway (SWR) has decided to increase the number of coaches in Mysuru-Talaguppa-Mysuru train.  At a meeting with the officials of SWR in Shivamogga recently, Shivamogga MP B.Y. Raghavendra requested for enhancement of the number   of coaches.  At present, the Mysuru-Talaguppa-Mysuru train (16227/28) is running with 11 sleeper coaches. Acting on…

Eucalyptus tree falls on power cable; train traffic disrupted
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Eucalyptus tree falls on power cable; train traffic disrupted

July 5, 2019

Mandya: Train traffic between Mysuru and Bengaluru was disrupted yesterday afternoon as a eucalyptus tree fell and damaged an overhead electric line between Maddur and Hanakere Railway Stations in Mandya. Due to this, Mysuru-bound Basava Express and Malgudi Express were delayed by a couple of hours putting passengers into  inconvenience. The incident occurred at around…

Railway employees launch Black Day protest against privatisation moves
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Railway employees launch Black Day protest against privatisation moves

July 4, 2019

Mysuru: Railway employees under the banner of South Western Railway Mazdoor Union (Hubballi), launched a 4-day Black Day protest, opposing Railway privatisation moves in front of the City Railway Station here on Wednesday. The protest is part of the week-long nationwide demonstration called by the Railway Union. Alleging that the Union Government is privatising the…

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