SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Public Relations Branch, HQ, Club Road, Keshwapur, Hubli-580 023
Press Note No. 94 dated10-07-2015
SWRTO CHANGENAMESOF19 RAILWAYSTATIONS IN
The names of 19 Railway stations in the Karnataka State will have to be changed to their new names, as per notification issued by the Indian Railway Conference Association(IRCA), New Delhi.With this effect, a letter was issued by Secretary General of IRCA, to the Chief Commercial Manager, South Western Railway, Hubballi.
The following will be the altered names of stations (old names indicated in brackets) :--
Bengaluru Cantonment(Bangalore Cantonment); Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore City Junction); Bangaluru East (Bangalore East); Ballari Cantonment(Bellary Cantonment); Ballari Junction(Bellary Junction); Vijayapura (Bijapur); Belagavi (Belgaum); Chikkamagaluru (Chikkamagalur); Mysuru(Mysore); Mysuru New Goods Terminal (Mysore New Goods Terminal); Hosapete‘D Cabin (Hospet ‘D’ Cabin); Hosapete(Hospet); Shivamogga Bidare (Shimoga Bidare); Shivamogga H (Shimoga H); Shivamogga Town(Shimoga Town); Hubballi Junction(Hubli Junction); Hubballi South(Hubli South); Hubballi Shops (Hubli Shops); & Tumakuru(Tumkur).
Accordingly, SWR has started the work of change of new name boards replacing the old boards.It may take some time to change the display names on both sides of the station, on the official letterheads, on trains, on tickets, parcel offices, booking offices, catering stalls, etc.The work of changing names ofStations’ boards has already begun.
(Office of the General Manager, Public Relations Branch, SWR, Club Road, Hubli-23)