South Western Railway
The South Western Railways (SWR) zone was formed from the merging of the reorganized Hubli division of the South Central Railways with the Bangalore and Mysore divisions of the Southern Railways. It came into existence on the 1st of April, 2003 and serves parts of Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Maharashtra.
It is headquartered at Hubli in Karnataka. The South Western Railways also contain the Carriage Repair Workshop at Hubli and the Railway Workshop at Mysore that perform periodic repairs and maintenance.
Facts about South Western Railway (SWR)
Location: Club Road, Keshwapur Hubli Karnataka
Area Covered: South Western Railway covers most of the railway lines in the state of Karnataka.
Predecessor: Southern Railway, South Central Railway, Central Railway
Track gauge: Broad gauge
Dates of established: 01-Apr-2003
Dates of operation: 01-Apr-2003
Railway Division in South Western Railway