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Yediyurappa requests migrant workers to stay; Karnataka halts trains

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.

'Postpone train journeys,' says Railways Ministry amid coronavirus scare

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.

Bengaluru railway official, who 'hid' coronavirus-infected son, suspended

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).

Childhood revived: You can soon board a train to Malgudi

08 Mar 2019

Childhood revived: You can soon board a train to Malgudi

Malgudi Days' fans, rejoice!

Bengaluru's modified Baiyyappanahalli railway station to overhaul travel for locals

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.

Bengaluru to get two more railway tracks on Cantonment-Whitefield stretch

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.

South Western Railway ticketing-app gets 17,235 users in a month

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.

Bengaluru suburban train services to have 8 more routes

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.

South Western Railways prepares pre-feasibility report for Bengaluru suburban railway

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.

South Western Railways announces 21 unreserved vacancies: Details here

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.

Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem

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.