Mysore railway station wins “most tourist-friendly railway station” award


Mysore railway station has become the first railway station in South India to receive the ‘most tourist-friendly railway station 2011-12 award’ presented by the ministry of tourism.

Mysore railway station is one of the A-class railway stations among three A-class stations coming under Mysore division of South Western Railway. Authorities had applied for the award in December 2012.

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Facilities at the Mysore railway station:

  • Tourism facilitation centre
  • WiFi
  • Thomas Cook foreign exchange facility for the benefit of international tourists,
  • website of the railway station,
  • modern waiting rooms,
  • 24 X 7 emergency medical care centre,
  • executive lounge for upper class passengers and heritage gallery,
  • buggies for physically challenged
  • six renovated privatized retiring rooms
  • Multiple option mobile battery chargers
  • Heavy duty Reverse Osmosis (RO) drinking water plants
  • A multi-color multi-lingual LED-based giant screen
  • ATMs of Nationalized Banks
  • Touch Screen Kiosks
  • Mysore Division introduced onboard audio-video infotainment systems system on non-Shatabdi trains
  • Improved hygine and cleanliness


Mysore station will soon get a fast food-joint at the entrance on KRS Road, pay-and-use toilet, escalators at platform 1 and 6, construction of subway, multi-functional complex with food court, chemist shop and book stalls


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