Hubballi to get DEMU/MEMU Shed

With the completion of the electrification of railway lines in the Hubballi area,  The Hubballi Division of Southwestern railway is constructing a Diesel Multiple Unit (DEMU) / Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) Shed at Hubballi to support short distance/shuttle trips in and around the Hubballi area. The Gati Shakthi Unit of Hubballi Division has invited bids […]

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Mysuru Chennai Vande Bharath Express | Pic Credits: Nischay Shetty

Vande Bharat trains to be maintained at Bengaluru

South Western Railway has invited a tender to build maintenance facilities at the Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal(SMVB) coaching depot for the maintenance of Chair Car Vande Bharat trains. According to sources, the Railways plans to launch 102 Chair Car Vande Bharat trains over its network across the nation. Of which the railways have tentatively earmarked […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Tender: Electrification of Mysuru – Chamarajanagar Railway Line

Boosting Railway Infrastructure In a major boost to the railway infrastructure in the Mysuru – Chamarajanagar region, The Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE), has called tender for “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)- Chamarajanagar(Incl) section […]

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