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South Western Railway was created by amalgamating the re-organized Hubli division from South Central Railway and Bangalore & Mysore divisions from Southern Railway. It has been operational from 1st April 2003 having the headquarters at Hubli in the state of Karnataka.
  The Railway comprises of 03 divisions, viz.  Hubli, Bangalore & Mysore and primarily caters to Karnataka state with 84% of its jurisdiction located there.  The balance 16% of its route length falls in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Goa.

Bengaluru division has major passenger Terminals while Hubballi & Mysuru divisions are mainly serving freight business. One of the major freight customers is JSW integrated steel plant.  Bengaluru city is a world famous Information Technology hub of India.  Hubballi and Mysuru are having important tourist places. This Railway also hosts a large number of world heritage sites.

SWR has 3332 route kms of BG line. In order to overcome the line capacity constrains 76 km of newline are targeted to be completed during the financial year.  Further 76 km of doubling are targeted for commission during the financial year.  In addition, 4 new doubling projects of 692.55 km was sanctioned by Hon’ble Minister of Railway for SWR in the Railway Budget 2015-16.  There are 353 stations (including Halt stations), 2 Workshops at Hubbali & Mysuru and 2 Diesel sheds at Krishnarajpuram & Hubballi.  SWR Freight loading is approximately 37.5 million tones, carries 190 millions of originating passengers with an approximate gross earning of Rs. 5564 Crs.  Manpower on SWR is approximately 38,000.

                                                                                                                (As on 31.03.2015)

1

Number of Divisions(Hubballi, Bengaluru, Mysuru)

03

2

Route Kms

3,322 Kms

3

Number of stations (including halts)

353

Hubballi Division:107 Stations

 

Bengaluru Division:115 Stations

Mysuru Division:131 Stations

4

Originating Earnings(Rs in crores)

5564.20

5

Apportioned Earnings(Rs in crores)

4944.35

6

No. of Originating Passengers (in millions)

190.22

7

Originating Loading(in million Tonnes)

37.50

8

Operating Ratio

98.72

9

Average Number of passenger Trains run per day

 

a)Mail / Express trains

138

b)Passenger Trains

180

10

Staff strength

Sanction

Actual

42,588

37,946

11

Workshops(Hubballi & Mysuru)

02

12

Diesel Sheds(Hubballi & Krishnarajapuram)

02

 

FACILITIES FOR SALE OF TICKETS (Both reserved/Unreserved) 

 

In order to make easy availability of tickets to passengers, SWR has focused on installing PRS/UTS at various stations over the years. The details of facility provided are as follows:

Sl No

Type of Ticketing Facility

No. of stations

1

Unreserved ticket booking System (UTS)

170

2

Exclusive Passenger Reservation System (PRS)

40

3

UTS cum PRS

79

4

(PRS) Passenger Reservation facility at Defence locations

4

5

(PRS) Passenger Reservation facility at Post Offices

36

6

Jansadharan Ticket Booking Sewak Centres (JTBS) Issue of computerized unreserved Ticketing system (UTS) by private parties outside Railway premises.

51

7

Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendra (YTSK)

Issue of computerized UTS & PRS by private parties outside Railway Premises

 

07

 

BRIEF ABOUT MAIL/EXPRESS/PASSENGER TRAINS RUN OVER SWR

 

Details

Rajadhani

Exp

Shatabdi Exp Incl.  Jan Shatabdi

Sampark Kranti Exp

Garib Rath

Duronto

Other Mail Exp

Originating Mail/Exp

2 Pairs

3 Pairs

3 Pairs

2 Pairs

2 Pairs

116 Pairs

Passing trough

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--

--

--

--

12 pairs

 

Daily

54 Pairs

  • Avg No. of Mail/Exp trains run per day:138
  • Avg No. of Passengertrains run per day: 180(Out of Passenger Trains, 13 pairs of trains are with DEMU & 4 pairs of trains are MEMU rakes)
  • Maximum No. of Mail / Express Trains (Monday) :– 146 Trains
  • Minimum No. of Mail / Express Train(Thursday): – 132 Trains

Six days a week

02 Pairs

Five days a week

02 Pair

Four days a week

03 Pairs

Tri Weekly

12 Pairs

Bi weekly

10 Pairs

Weekly

55 Pairs

Total

138 Pairs

 




Source : South Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 14-03-2016  


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