Tipu armoury shifting put off to March 7
News

Tipu armoury shifting put off to March 7

March 3, 2017

The translocation of Tipu Sultan’s Armoury at Srirangapatna to pave way for the double-tracking work of the Mysuru-Bengaluru railway line has been postponed to Mar. 7. The process was supposed to begin this morning.

Architects, ground engineers and monument-shifting experts have already lifted the 1000-tonne armoury up by one foot and have placed the structure on a series of iron piers for support. According to the engineers supervising the works, the shifting operation has been put off to Mar. 7 as they have to complete more works that are critical for the shifting process.

The contract of translocation has been awarded to PSL-Wolfe Private Limited and New Delhi-based PSL Engineering, a joint venture company and the Railways is spending Rs. 13.5 crore to shift the historical structure.  

Once the shifting is over, all trains will run faster by three to five minutes, reducing the travel time to Bengaluru by 20 minutes.

Also Read: Tipu Armoury

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]