Tag: South Western Railways (SWR)

City Railway Station bags 25th rank in cleanliness
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City Railway Station bags 25th rank in cleanliness

May 22, 2017

Mysuru:  City Railway Station has bagged 25th rank in the all-India ranking for Railway Station in terms of cleanliness that was announced recently.  The city Railway Station had also bagged the best tourist friendly station award in the country around four years ago. The Railway authorities say that they accord top priority for cleanliness at…

Restore the beauty of this heritage building
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Restore the beauty of this heritage building

May 10, 2017

Sir, During my recent visit to city Railway Station I saw several hoardings of different establishments or companies in front of the historical Railway building (see photo). Railways may be earning money through these hoardings but it has taken away the beauty of the heritage building.  At least, the number of hoardings should have been…

New Mysuru-Bengaluru train from May 13
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New Mysuru-Bengaluru train from May 13

May 3, 2017

Mysuru: Taking into consideration the demands of a large number of people, especially workers from the unorganised sector, the South Western Railway (SWR) will introduce one more train from Mysuru to Hubballi via Bengaluru from May 13, 2017. The new train will be called Hubballi-Mysuru Daily Express and will leave Mysuru at  6 am and…

An appeal to SWR
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An appeal to SWR

May 2, 2017

Sir, On 17th April, I travelled from Bengaluru to Mysuru by Super Fast Tipu Express which is scheduled for a single stop at Mandya.  But on the said day for reasons unknown, it had two unscheduled stoppages, of almost 5 minutes near Maddur and 10 minutes at Pandavapura Station, causing delayed arrival at Mysuru by…

Himanshu Sharma of SWR is the Grand Master
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Himanshu Sharma of SWR is the Grand Master

April 29, 2017

Himanshu Sharma of South Western Railway (SWR) became the 47th Grand Master of India by crossing  2500 rating during 1st Sardar Prakash Singh Memorial Fide Rating Chess Event held from Apr. 17 to 22 at Sonipat, Haryana.  He is the 5th from the Indian Railways and first from the State of Haryana to achieve this…

KSCA Group II – 2nd Division League: Ankith shines for SWR
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KSCA Group II – 2nd Division League: Ankith shines for SWR

April 6, 2017

A five wicket haul by medium-pacer Ankith (5 for 24) helped South Western Railway Institute, Mysuru, to register a 26-run win over Bangalore Division Sports Association, SWR, in the KSCA Group II, 2nd Division league tie played at the SDNR Wadiyar Grounds here yesterday. Brief Score: South Western Railway Institute, Mysuru 139 for seven in…

MDFA ‘A’ Division Football League: Mohith scores hat-trick
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MDFA ‘A’ Division Football League: Mohith scores hat-trick

April 6, 2017

A hat-trick by centre-forward Mohith helped South Western Railway (S) FC to register a facile 6-1 win over Royal FC in their Group A tie in the Mysore District Football Association (MDFA) ‘A’ Division League 2016-17 for the Achutha Rao Memorial Trophy played at the University Football Ground here yesterday. Result: South Western Railway (S)…

Chamundi Express and Shatabdi: Some suggestions
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Chamundi Express and Shatabdi: Some suggestions

March 13, 2017

Sir, The seating arrangement in Chair Car of Chamundi Express train do not conform with that mentioned in the ticket. For example, if seat no. 51 is mentioned as window seat in the ticket, it is an aisle seat in the compartment. This needs to be corrected and aligned properly immediately. The Chair Car compartment…

Running of Yesvantpur-Pandharpur Weekly Tatkal Special Express
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Running of Yesvantpur-Pandharpur Weekly Tatkal Special Express

February 19, 2017

South Western Railway has decided to run Train No. 06541/06542, Yesvantpur-Pandharpur-Yesvantpur Weekly Tatkal Special Express for 18 trips in each direction to clear extra rush of passengers during summer. Train No. 06541, Yesvantpur-Pandharpur Weekly Tatkal Special Express departs Yesvantpur at 18:00 hrs. on every Thursday with effect from 2nd March, 2017 to 29th June, 2017…

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