Articles about South Western Railways
15 Jun 2021
Oxygen Express carrying 98 tonnes of medical oxygen reaches Bengaluru
The thirty-fifth "Oxygen Express" carrying 98.09 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO), in six cryogenic containers has reached Bengaluru, the South Western Railway said on Tuesday.
06 May 2020
Yediyurappa requests migrant workers to stay; Karnataka halts trains
The BJP-led Karnataka government has applied brakes on trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states, urging them to stay back as their exodus threatens construction industry and other economic activities.
21 Mar 2020
'Postpone train journeys,' says Railways Ministry amid coronavirus scare
After twelve passengers who recently traveled by two different trains were tested positive for coronavirus, the Railways Ministry has advised people to avoid train journeys.
20 Mar 2020
Bengaluru railway official, who 'hid' coronavirus-infected son, suspended
The South Western Railways (SWR) has suspended a railway official for allegedly hiding her son, who has been tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
08 Mar 2019
Childhood revived: You can soon board a train to Malgudi
Malgudi Days' fans, rejoice!
07 Jun 2018
Railways: Dispose plastic bottles and get Rs. 5/bottle on Paytm
The Railways has come up with a brilliant initiative to keep its premises clean, with some help from passengers.
01 May 2018
Bengaluru's modified Baiyyappanahalli railway station to overhaul travel for locals
If all goes according to plan, the expansion work of Bengaluru's Baiyappanahalli railway station should be over by June, South Western Railways (SWR) says.
22 Mar 2018
Bengaluru to get two more railway tracks on Cantonment-Whitefield stretch
Bringing cheer to 62,000 daily commuters, the Railway Ministry sanctioned Rs. 492.87 crores for laying down two more railways tracks from Bengaluru Cantonment to Whitefield.
13 Mar 2018
South Western Railway ticketing-app gets 17,235 users in a month
On February 8, the South Western Railway (SWR) had launched an unreserved ticketing app, and just within a month, it has received a whopping 17,235 registered users.
09 Mar 2018
Bengaluru suburban train services to have 8 more routes
To add to the existing 18 suburban railway services plying in Bengaluru, 8 more train routes were announced yesterday by South Western Railway (SWR) officials.
09 Mar 2018
South Western Railways prepares pre-feasibility report for Bengaluru suburban railway
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the South Western Railways has prepared a pre-feasibility report for the long-pending Bengaluru suburban railway.
25 Jan 2018
South Western Railways announces 21 unreserved vacancies: Details here
The South Western division of Indian Railways has announced 21 unreserved vacancies for candidates under sports quota.
17 Sep 2017
Railway Minister suggests measures to improve safety
In a bid to incentivize rail employees to prevent mishaps, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal suggested out of turn promotions for employees who take timely action to avert accidents.
10 Jul 2017
Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem
It's raining ideas at Gridlock Hackathon, a contest kickstarted by Flipkart that aims to address the traffic woes of India's IT capital, Bengaluru.