South Western Railway

  • BMRCL-Railways tiff delays Namma Metro work March 12, 2012

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has threatened to stop work at the Majestic site from March 13 over a dispute with the South Western Railway (SWR) with regard to land ownership. This latest tiff could delay the metro project further. With SWR insisting that the piece of land...
  • Railway platform ticket is SMS away December 29, 2006

    Bangalore: The South Western Railway (SWR) on Friday launched a novel scheme to sell platform tickets through mobile phones using the short messaging service (SMS) facility. Claimed to be the first of its kind service in Indian Railways, the electronic system enables subscribers of BSNL and Airtel to buy a platform...