Mysore Junction railway station
|Premium train Express train and Passenger train station|
|Location||Medar block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Mysore district, Karnataka|
|Elevation||760 m (2,490 ft)|
|Owned by||Indian Railways|
|Line(s)||Mysore–Bangalore railway line|
Mysore–Chamarajanagar branch line
Mysore–Hassan railway line
|Structure type||Standard (on-ground station)|
|Zone(s)||South Western Railway zone|
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.
- Mysore–Chamarajanagar branch line
- Mysore–Bangalore railway line
- Mysore–Hassan railway line This was a railway line which connected Mysuru Junction with Arsikere Junction via Krishnarajasagara railway station and Hassan Junction
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.
- Rao, Bindu Gopal (26 August 2014). "Reliving journeys of a bygone era". Deccan Herald (Bangalore). Retrieved 16 January 2015.
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