Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

News & Recruitment

Tenders

Construction Projects

Commercial ,Freight Information & Public Information

For IR Personnel

Contact Us

About Us
   Overview
      Profile


 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
Profile


HISTORY


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.


Bangalore division of this zone is passenger oriented while Hubli & Mysore divisions are fright oriented.  Bangalore city is a world famous Information Technology hub of India.  Hubli and Mysore are having important tourist places. This Railway hosts a large number of world heritage sites.  Some of the important tourist destinations like Hampi ruins, Caves of Badami, Pattadakallu, Aihole, Goan Beaches come under the jurisdiction of Hubli division of this Railway.  Mysore division caters to the World famous Dasara celebrations and other historic places like Hoyasala dynasty’s monuments in Belur, Halebeedu, Somanathapura and the famous Jogfalls.


There has been perceptible improvement in Railway services across Karnataka and its districts.  After its formation 345 km of new line, 598 km of GC and 521 km of doubling have been commissioned. 110 numbers of new Express/Passenger trains have been introduced.  Apart from this, services of many trains have been extended and frequency of some trains has been increased for the benefit of travelling public.





1.0 PROFILE



Sl.No.

Particulars

As on 31.03.2021

1.

Divisions (3)

Hubballi, Bengaluru

Mysuru

2.

Route Kms

3,579

3.

Number of stations (including halts)

381

4.

Workshops(2)

Hubballi & Mysuru

5.

Diesel Sheds(2)

Hubballi & Krishnarajapuram

6.

Originating Revenue2020-21 (Rs. in crores)

4138.05

8.

Apportioned Revenue 2020-21 (Rs. in crores)

3669.87

9.

Operating Ratio (In percentage)

137.67

10.

No. of Originating Passengers (in millions)

16.43

11.

Average number of passenger trains run daily

64

Mail / Express trains :

33

Passenger Trains :

31

13.

Originating Loading(in Million Tonnes)

36.91

14.

Staff Strength (as on 01.4.2021)

Non-Gazetted :

42,358

36,778

Gazetted:

594

549

Total

42,952

37,327




2.0 STATES SERVED




SlNo

State

Total

(RouteKms)

1.

Karnataka

3037.864

2.

Andhra Pradesh

285.600

3.

Tamil Nadu

173.671

4.

Maharashtra

37.420

5.

Goa

69.310

Total

3603.865


 


 




 





Source : South Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 28-05-2021  


  SWR Personnel-Web Mail | Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.