Mysore Junction railway station

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Mysuru Junction
Mysore Junction
Premium train Express train and Passenger train station
Mysuru Railway Station 2020.jpg
Railway Offices, Mysore
LocationMedar block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Mysore district, Karnataka
 India
Coordinates12°18′59″N 76°38′43″E / 12.3163°N 76.6454°E / 12.3163; 76.6454Coordinates: 12°18′59″N 76°38′43″E / 12.3163°N 76.6454°E / 12.3163; 76.6454
Elevation760 m (2,490 ft)
Owned byIndian Railways
Operated by(SWR)
Line(s)Mysore–Bangalore railway line
Mysore–Chamarajanagar branch line
Mysore–Hassan railway line
Platforms6
Construction
Structure typeStandard (on-ground station)
ParkingYes
Other information
StatusFunctioning
Station codeMYS
Zone(s) South Western Railway zone
Division(s) Mysore
Websitewww.mysururailwaystation.com
History
Opened1870; 151 years ago (1870)
ElectrifiedYes
Location
Mysuru Junction is located in India
Mysuru Junction
Mysuru Junction
Location within India
Mysuru Junction is located in Karnataka
Mysuru Junction
Mysuru Junction
Mysuru Junction (Karnataka)

Mysore Junction railway station (officially Mysuru Junction railway station) (station code: MYS) was a railway station on Mysore–Bangalore railway line serving the city of Mysore, Karnataka, India. Previously Mysore was connected to Bangalore by a single-line metre-gauge track. It was later converted into non-electrified broad-gauge line, which had now been converted to double-line, electrified route.

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Railway Museum

Close to the railway station was a museum which had exhibits of vintage locomotives. It was established in 1979 by the Indian Railways, and the second such museum after the one in Delhi. One of the exhibits was the Maharani Saloon Carriage, with a kitchen and royal toilet, dating back to 1899, belonging to the Royal family of Mysore. Wooden doors and pillars of the old Srirangapatna railway station were also on display. Other exhibits included a 1925 Austin rail motor car, 1900-built WG Bagnall 1625, a Surrey Iron Railway (SIR) Class E 37244 4-4-4T locomotive built in 1920 by the North British Locomotive Co, a Southern Railway Class TS/1 37338 2-6-2T built by WG Bagnall for the Mysore Railways in 1932, and so forth.[1]

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  1. ^ Rao, Bindu Gopal (26 August 2014). "Reliving journeys of a bygone era". Deccan Herald (Bangalore). Retrieved 16 January 2015.

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