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 works, General Electrification and Civil Engineering works on the 119 Running Kilometers (142 Total KM) with the accepted financial bid of Rs.89 crores.
The works on the 88 Running Kilometers between Mysuru and Holenarasipura are targeted to be completed by March 2023 and the remaining 31 Running Kilometres by August 2023.
Currently, the foundation works for the Overhead cable supporting poles have commenced from the Mysuru end. The Traction substation (TSS) is proposed to come up at Mandagere