Mysuru Rail Museum

The all-pleasing Mysuru Rail Museum is a must-visit for everyone

News in brief Railways opened their newly upgraded, refurbished rail museum to the public on 14th March 2020. Since then, the Mysuru Rail Museum has never slowed down in attracting visitors even during covid lockdowns.   Mysuru rail museum is yet another feather in the cap of tourist attractions of Mysuru. It has everything that can […]

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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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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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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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Railway line

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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Railway line

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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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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Final Location Survey for Construction of Mysuru-Kushalnagar Railway Line

Chief Administrative Officer, Construction, SWR has called for Conducting Final Location Survey for the construction of 87 kilometres New Broad Gauge Mysuru-Kushalnagar Railway Line. The railway line was sanctioned on 27-02-2019 by the Ministry of Railways, for 1854.62 Crore.  With the above tender call, the pursuit to link Kodagu and Mysuru district with a Broad […]

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Extension of Arsikere and Bengaluru passenger trains up to Nanjangud

Railway Board has given the go-ahead to the South Western Railways proposal of extending passenger trains 56265/56266 Arsikere – Mysuru and 56263/56264 KSR Bengaluru – Mysuru to Nanjangud Town which goes by the name Night Queen Passenger in the commuters circle. The move will benefit people of Mysuru-Hassan-Arsikere and Mysuru-Bengaluru sections as it provides direct […]

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Made in Mysuru: 160kmph fit MEMU Wheel Set

In a first, Mysuru Workshop’s Wheel Shop Manufactures 160 KMPH fit MEMU Motor Coach Wheel Set Earlier, Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) had sought Mysuru Workshop to manufacture the 900 Trailer Coaches Wheel sets for 225 Trailer Coach Cars and 300 Motor Coach Wheel Set for 75 Motor Coach Cars.  BEML is manufacturing MEMU coaches […]

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