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TRACTION DISTRIBUTION

          BENGALURU DIVISION
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Overview:

      Traction Distribution branch of Bengaluru Division was formed on March 11,1991 when the Division was a part of Southern Railway. The first AC locomotive hauled train was run between Jolarpetai Jn and KSR Bengalur stations on May 16,1992.
         In 2003,Bangaluru Division become a part of the newly formed South Western Railway zone and this give a thrust to the electrification of other sections as in the following chronological list. 

  • Jolarpettai Jn-KSR Bengaluru : May 1992
  • Chennasandra-Yelahanka       : January 2009  
  • Yesvantpur-Baiyappanahalli    : July 2009
  • Bangarapet- Marikuppam        : March 2012
  • Yesvantpur- Yelahanka            : March 2012
  • Yelahanka-Dharmavaram        : July 2016
  • Bangalore- Mysore                  : December 2017
  1. At present 566 Route Kilomiters consisting of 1014 Track Kilometers is electrified. 
  2. The Electrification of Biayappanahalli- Omalur is electrified till 35 KM upto Anekal Road Railway Station.
  3. The Electrification of Chikkabanawar-Tumkuru foundation work is in progress.
  4. The Electrification of Bangarapet-Kolar-Yelahanka and Chikkabanawar-Hasan sections tendering work in progress.