South Western Railway

COVID-19: 117 fatalities of railway employees, kin reported from South Western Railway Zone till date

The three Railway Hospitals have treated a total of 3,162 COVID patients, of whom 67 are currently undergoing treatment, an official release read.

published on : 2nd April 2021

CBI books case against ex-SWR engineer, others

It further claimed the public servant in return “has obtained illegal gratification through the money transferred to the accounts of his relatives/friends by the contractor.”

published on : 2nd March 2021

Despite plenty of funds, new railway lines in Karnataka stuck in limbo for want of land

Unless the railways gets 90 percent of the required land, it does not commence the tender process for allotment of work

published on : 24th February 2021

Demand for Vistadome coaches grows

 The demand for Vistadome coaches, which have glass ceilings, to be used to showcase the pristine Western Ghats is only growing louder.

published on : 24th February 2021

Not enough land, major new rail line work in limbo

The major new railway lines being developed by the South Western Railways (SWR) have been put on hold due to the lack of sufficient land.

published on : 24th February 2021

Channapatna toys to be promoted across SWR railway stations 

The first such display-cum-awareness centre was launched at Channapatna railway station in Karnataka on Monday.  

published on : 16th February 2021

HD cams to scale up security at 11 Karnataka railway stations

To be installed in waiting areas, parking zones

published on : 12th February 2021

RO-RO service comes to a halt

However, it returned midway after completing just 13 km of the proposed 682 km.

published on : 10th February 2021

South Western Railway bags highest budgetary allocation, suburban rail project to get Rs 300 crore

Briefing newspersons on the budget, Deputy General Manager and Chief Public Relations Officer, SWR, E Vijaya said, "This is our highest allocation since the Zone was formed in 2003."

published on : 4th February 2021

SW Railway's RO-RO service remains grounded, reduction in rail freight charge way out

The maiden trip from Nelamangala in Bengaluru Rural to Bale in Solapur district of Maharashtra was flagged off jointly on August 30, 2020, by late Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi.

published on : 4th February 2021

Blast at quarry near Shivamogga has nothing to do with railways, clarify officials

"The railway administration hereby strongly refutes these hearsay, unverified and speculative theories floated in the media bringing disrepute to the railways," said South Western Railway in a release

published on : 22nd January 2021

First set of unreserved passenger trains in country post lockdown chugs out in Karnataka

Barring dedicated suburban rail services and special trains in which only reserved tickets are allowed, no regular passenger train has been operating since March 22

published on : 7th December 2020