Tag: South Western Railways (SWR)

Commissioning of track doubling between Davangere – Harihar Stations
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Commissioning of track doubling between Davangere – Harihar Stations

November 16, 2019

Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR) will take up civil engineering and signalling work (non-interlocking work) from Nov.18 to 29 for commissioning of doubling of track between Davangere – Amaravati Colony – Harihar Stations (17.67 kms) on Chikjajur – Hubballi Sections over Mysuru. As a result, the following trains will be cancelled / partially cancelled /…

She ensures everything is on TRACK… on time
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She ensures everything is on TRACK… on time

March 11, 2019

By Shadan Muneer, Freelance Journalist An Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) Officer, Aparna Garg took over as the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), South Western Railway, Mysuru, in April 2018. She belongs to the 1987 batch of Civil Services and holds a Post-Graduate degree in Economics. She obtained her second Master’s degree in Transport Economics from…

Government School in Mysuru runs from a Railway Workshop
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Government School in Mysuru runs from a Railway Workshop

August 20, 2018

By M.B. Pavan Murthy Mysuru: Thanks to the efforts of Good Samaritans, hundreds of poor children are getting education in this Government School that does not have a building of its own. The Railway Workshop located on Manandawadi Road at Ashokapuram plays host to the decades-old Government School. The Railway Department, apart from letting a…

Now, train tickets in Kannada also
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Now, train tickets in Kannada also

March 6, 2018

Mysuru: Indian Railways is enabling printing of key information on train tickets in local language. Beginning is being made with addition of Kannada on unreserved tickets issued through it’s UTS system. The facility has been started initially at Mysuru, Bengaluru and Hubballi Stations of South Western Railway (SWR) and the same will be extended to…

Trains cancelled, diverted
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Trains cancelled, diverted

November 10, 2017

Mysuru: Train No. 22691/22692, KSR Bengaluru – Hazrat Nizamuddin – KSR Bengaluru Rajdhani Express will continue to run via diverted route, Gooty – Kalluru till March 31, 2018 for operational reasons. CANCELLATION: Train No. 12245, Howarah – Yesvantpur Duranto Express journey on Nov.19 is cancelled; Train No. 12246, Yesvantpur – Howarah Duranto Express journey on…

Mahamastakabhisheka: SWR to run additional trains to Shravanabelagola from Bengaluru and Hassan
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Mahamastakabhisheka: SWR to run additional trains to Shravanabelagola from Bengaluru and Hassan

October 18, 2017

Mysuru: Maha-mastakabhisheka of Lord Gommateswara at Shravanabelagola, celebrated once in 12 years, will be conducted from Feb. 7 to Feb.26, 2018. South Western Railway (SWR) is planning to run additional train services to Shravanabelagola from Bengaluru and Hassan to facilitate pilgrims during the period. A.K. Gupta, General Manager (GM), SWR, inspected  Hassan and Shravanabelagola Stations…

Continuation of Weekly Tatkal Express Special
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Continuation of Weekly Tatkal Express Special

July 23, 2017

Yesvantpur – Eranakulam – Yesvantpur Mysuru: Railways has decided to continuation of running Train No. 06547/06548 Yesvantpur – Eranakulam – Yesvantpur Weekly Tatkal Express Special to clear extra rush of passengers. Train No. 06547 Yesvantpur – Ernakulam Weekly Tatkal Express Special departs Yesvantpur at 22:45 hrs. on every Tuesday from Aug. 1, 2017 to Aug….

Extension of train stoppage at Palahalli
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Extension of train stoppage at Palahalli

July 16, 2017

Mysuru: South Western Railway (SWR) has decided to continue experimental stoppage of Train No. 56237/56238, Mysuru – KSR Bengaluru – Mysuru Passenger at Palahalli Station from July 10, 2017 to Jan.9, 2018. Regulation of train Due to preliminary works in yards between Arsikere – Kardi section of Mysuru Division, Train No. 56228 Shivamogga – KSR…

Mysuru-Hubballi Daily Express to be flagged off this evening
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Mysuru-Hubballi Daily Express to be flagged off this evening

May 23, 2017

Mysuru: The newly-introduced train from Mysuru to Hubballi via Bengaluru, which was scheduled to be launched by the South Western Railway (SWR) 10 days ago, will finally be flagged off today. The new train, Train No. 17325/17326 Hubballi-Mysuru-Hubballi (via Bengaluru) Daily Express, will be flagged off from Platform No.6 of City Railway Station at 3…

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