Platform No 1 at Belagula Railway Station

Belagula railway station upgradation works at the verge of completion

South western railways are executing several projects to augment the berthing capacity at the Mysuru end to meet the growing demands of connectivity and facilitate smoother operations to and from Mysuru Junction. In this regard, the railway authorities have undertaken the upgradation works at Belagula railway station on the Mysuru-Hassan railway line which includes the […]

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Mysuru Hassan Railway Line

Mysuru Hassan Railway Electrification to be completed by August 2023

RITES Ltd. has issued the work order to M/s KEC International Limited for the electrification works of the Mysuru – Hassan section of the Mysuru Railway Division of the South Western Railway. The electrification works are to be completed by August 2023.  The work involves  Railway Electrification of 25 kV OHE Works, Signaling and Telecommunication […]

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Mysuru Kushalnagar railway line tentative alignment

DPR for the Mysuru Kushalnagar new railway line by March 2023

Indian Railways is working towards establishing railway connectivity to Kodagu district. In this regard, the proposed 87 kilometres new railway line between Mysuru (Belagula) and Kushalnagar was sanctioned in 2018-19 with an abstract cost of Rs. 1854.62 Crore. To take things forward, Indian Railways has initiated the preparation of a Detailed Project Report. Detailed Project […]

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Ashokapuram Railway Station

Ashokapuram Railway Station Remodeling to decongest Mysuru Junction

In order to augment the berthing capacity at the Mysuru, South Western Railways has taken up the yard remodeling of Ashokapuram Railway Station. The work is planned to be executed in two phases.  The phase-1 yard remodeling works will cost Rs.15.7 crore with a tentative completion date of February 2023. And, the phase -2 work […]

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Induction shielding for the missing electrification link on the Mysuru Chamarajanagar railway line!

An approximate 500 Metres stretch on the railway line connecting Mysuru & Nanjangud town runs along the Mysore airport boundary wall. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) which operates the Mandakalli airport has raised concerns over the interference of Indian railways overhead electric line & movement of trains with the aircraft radar & ILS signals, […]

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Railways to extend Platforms on Mysuru Chamarajanagar Section

To accommodate longer trains i.e. 24+1 coaches at the stations, Indian railways is extending the platforms at Nanjangud Town/NTW, Ashokapuram/AP and Chamarajanagar/CMNR railway stations. As per the plan, Platforms at the following stations will be extended to accommodate 24+1 coaches trains. Nanjangud Town/NTW station platform number 2 & 3 Ashokapuram/AP station platform number 1, 2 […]

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OHE Foundation works | Pic Courtesy: Nischay Shetty

Electrification works started on Mysuru Hassan Railway line

The RITES Ltd. appointed agency has kick-started the electrification works on the 119.20 Running KM (142 Total KM) of Mysuru – Hassan railway section of Mysuru Division, South Western Railway with an estimated cost of Rs.91.27 crores, excluding GST. The completion period of this work is 18 (Eighteen) months from the date of commencement. The […]

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Belagula railway station

SWR to take up Ashokapuram railway station yard remodeling

A slew of infrastructure upgrades are proposed by the South Western Railways in Mysuru to improve the region’s connectivity and cater to the future traffic. In this regard, SWR is focussing on remodeling of Railway yards at Mysuru, Ashokapuram, Naganahalli and Belagula stations along with creation of allied facilities meant for maintenance and comfortable circulation […]

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Mysuru will see an infusion of Rs. 487 Crores to expand the Railway Infrastructure

Mysuru Railway Junction & Naganahalli Railway Yard The emerging mini metro city will soon be upgrading its railway infrastructure in the form of remodeling of Mysuru railway junction (MYS) and Naganahalli railway yard. The total cost of the proposed infrastructure works is 487.8 crore INR. Of which, 396.73 crore INR is estimated for the Mysuru […]

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Railways sanctions PET Survey of New Railway lines in Karnataka

The ministry of railways has accorded sanction for conducting survey for the following sections in Karnataka-  Shravanabelagola to Madikeri via Holenarsipiura- Arkalgud-Konanur -Kushalnagar for a length of 117 KM. Gangavathi to Daroji for a length of 36 KM. The railway board has sanctioned the amount to carry out the survey for preliminary engineering & traffic.(PETS) […]

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Belagula Railway Station

Major Infrastructure upgradation at Belagula Railway Station underway

South Western Railways (SWR) has undertaken a slew of works at Belagula railway station which will aid in augmenting the railway operations to and from Mysuru.  Due to terminal constraints and bottlenecks at Mysuru railway station full benefits of track doubling and electrification by way of running additional trains on the Mysuru-Bengaluru section is yet […]

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Bids invited for Electrification of Mysuru-Hassan railway line

RITES Ltd. has invited tender work involving- “Railway Electrification of 25 kV OHE Works, Signalling & Telecommunication Works, General Electrification works and Civil Engineering Works on existing track of single line section of Mysuru-Hassan in Mysuru Division, South western Railway. Traction substation (TSS) is proposed to come up at Mandagere, and other TSS at Kadakola […]

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ACWP Mysuru

Automatic Coach Washing Plant coming up in Mysuru Railway Station

Mysuru Automatic coach washing plant is going to see the light soon Worldwide washing railway coaches have been mechanized through automated/ intelligent washing machines. Automation reduces human errors and negligence in keeping the railway coaches clean. Travelling in hygienic coaches will keep people safe and healthy. Mysuru Automatic Coach washing plant (ACWP) To ensure neat […]

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EIA tender called for Chennai – Mysuru High Speed Rail Corridor

National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has called tender for carrying out Environmental Impact Assessment Study / Field Work and Preparation of Environment Impact Assessment Report and Environment Management Plan for Chennai – Mysuru High Speed Rail Corridor (About 45 klm long) Activities to be Performed for Carrying out EIA Study Identification of Study […]

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Electrification work | Mysuru Chamarajanagar Railway Line

Commencement of Electrification works on Mysuru – Chamarajanagar railway line

The Railways has kick-started the Electrification works on the Mysuru – Chamarajanagar railway line The electrification works include installation of Overhead cable support poles, catenary system among other allied activities. Currently, the foundation works for Overhead cable supporting poles have commenced from the Mysuru end.  M/s Powerguru Infratech Private Limited to execute the works The […]

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Opinion: Multi Modal Transit Hub (MMTH) at Jnanabharathi (GNB) – Boon for Mysureans

NEED FOR MULTI-MODAL TRANSIT HUB (MMTH-GNB) Even after doubling & electrification of Mysuru-Bengaluru railway line, full benefits are not being passed on to the commuters due to PLATFORM CONGESTION on either end. Moreover, commuters are paying higher fares for the express trains with no real express service. In most cases it takes about 45 Minutes […]

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Tender Awarded for Electrification of Mysuru – Chamarajanagar Railway Line

Mysuru – Chamarajanagar Railway Line: Central Organisation for Railway Electrification – CORE (CAO/RE ), GOI, had called tender for “Design, Supply, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of 25kV, 50 Hz, Single Phase, AC Electrification Works including OHE & TSS as Composite Electrical Work” in Mysuru (Excl)-Chamarajanagar(Incl) section Gr. 297 of Mysuru division of SWR. The work […]

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Tender: Final Alignment design including Aerial LiDAR survey for Chennai-Mysuru High Speed Rail Corridor

National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) has invited tender for Final Alignment design including Aerial LiDAR survey and other related works for Chennai-Mysuru High Speed Rail Corridor (about 435 kms. long). Earlier NHSRCL has invited tenders for the first dedicated preparatory survey work to develop the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the upcoming 450 […]

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Tentative Route | Chennai Bengaluru Mysuru High Speed Rail

Chennai Bengaluru Mysuru High Speed Rail survey bids invited

National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has invited tender for the first dedicated preparatory survey work to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the upcoming  450 km (Approximate Tentative Route Length) Chennai Bengaluru Mysuru High Speed Rail project. This HSR is expected to cut down the travel time between Chennai and Mysuru to less than […]

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System Map of Mysuru Mangaluru Railway line via Hassan including Arsikere

Tender: Electrification of Mysuru Mangaluru Railway Line

The Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE) has invited bids for the Electrification of Mysuru Mangaluru Railway Line via Hassan including Arsikere line. The tender work involves “Design, Supply, Erection, Testing and Commissioning of 25kV, 50 Hz, Single Phase, AC Electrification Works including OHE & TSS as Composite Electrical Work” in Mysuru(Excl)- Hassan(Incl)- Mangaluru(Excl)/ Arsikere(Excl) […]

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