Western Railway

Farmers protest: Railways restores services in Punjab; passenger train stopped at Beas station

The Western Railway (WR) on Monday said it restored 11 trains, which were either cancelled, short-terminated or short-originated, due to the farmers' agitation in Punjab.

published on : 24th November 2020

Trains to run at 100 kmph on Yelahanka-Chikballapur line

With this, a total of eight stretches in South Western Railway now have the capability of running trains at an enhanced speed. 

published on : 10th November 2020

Western Railway adds four 'ladies special' local trains in Mumbai

Women will be allowed to board the other suburban trains also during the non-peak hours, officials said.

published on : 21st October 2020

Western Railway​ to run 12 pairs of special trains during upcoming festival

The WR has said that 156 trips of 12 special trains would be operated on various routes during the forthcoming Dussehra and Diwali festivals.

published on : 17th October 2020

Here are 11 pairs of SWR festival special trains from October 20 to December 1

An official release said only reserved tickets will be permitted on board all these proposed Specials.

published on : 16th October 2020

Mumbai power outage: Local train services resume partially, Work From Home staffers hit

Railway services across city on the Western Railway and Central Railway came to a grinding halt at 1005 hrs as a result of the power outage.

published on : 12th October 2020

Trains ready to chug from KSR station from Saturday

 With four of the seven special trains announced by South Western Railways set to chug off on Saturday, Bangalore Railway Division has geared up to open.

published on : 12th September 2020

South Western Railways to run 40 pairs of special train services from September 12

These trains will operate between Bengaluru-Mysuru, Bengaluru Cantonment-Guwahati, Yesvantpur Bikaner, Mysuru Jaipur, MysuruSolapur, GorakhpurYesvantpur and KSR BengaluruNew Delhi.

published on : 6th September 2020

South Western Railway to run more special trains for students writing NEET and JEE

Meanwhile, the timings of the Belagavi – Shedbal – Belagavi Passenger Examination Special (Train No. 06931/06932) announced on Friday have been revised due to technical reasons

published on : 5th September 2020

Karnataka’s Roll On-Roll off train chugs into Bale station for the first time

A total of 28 drivers and cleaners were onboard the train today, which traveled a distance of 682 kms and reached within 15 hours, two hours before scheduled arrival.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Taking bribe, Mysuru railway clerk caught red-handed by CBI

LK Shrikant was collecting the first installment of the Rs 1 lakh bribe from the family member of a railway employee who was given a job by the Railways on 'compassionate grounds'.

published on : 28th August 2020

Roll On-Roll Off train service to have its maiden run on August 30 from Karnataka to Maharashtra

Okayed by the Railways Board on April 2, the central government was keen on launching it at the earliest to facilitate transport of essentials in bulk between States.

published on : 26th August 2020

'Queen of South Western Railway' Rani Chennamma Express completes 25 years

Before the arrival of the broad gauge, the train was called the Karnataka Express, Deccan Express and Kittur Express and was running between Pune and Bengaluru. 

published on : 21st August 2020

Maharashtra: Railways to run Ganapati special trains for Konkan

Passengers will have to adhere to all the norms and standard operating procedures related to COVID-19 during the travel.

published on : 14th August 2020

Karnataka’s first timetabled freight train to leave for Bengal on I-Day

Customers have been allowed to book individual wagons on this weekly train, which will run on an increased speed of 40 kmph instead of the usual 25 kmph.

published on : 13th August 2020
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