“If you calculate, it comes to 2,720 times that an ad will play during the course of the day. However, the ads can have a maximum 20 seconds duration,” an employee with the marketing team of TG Connect. he fact that the ad plays with such regularity has left several commuters on the western line curious.
“In pursuit of the Railway Board guidelines, we have successfully installed 161 WVMs at different stations under WR. These include 20 WVMs in the suburban section of Mumbai (which stretches from Churchgate to Dahanu Road),” said a senior Western Railway official.
Slow line services from Bandra to Churchgate were suspended for almost four hours, leaving commuters stranded.
Railway officials said a point failure occurred at Majid Station around 6.47 pm, which was restored within 45 minutes.
The commuter would need to dial toll free no. 1800 212 4502 and the call will get disconnected automatically after two rings subsequent to which an SMS will be sent informing the running status of suburban trains.
The MPs have said that Ahmedabad deserved to have the WR headquarters because Gujarat was a major freight revenue contributor in Western Railway, beside having four of the six divisions in the zone.
Manjinder belongs to Marrar village in Gurdaspur district and, as he puts it, “In Marrar, (hockey) is an everyday thing. It’s like a daily activity, just like brushing your teeth.”
The High Court asked the state government and municipal corporation to look at running the Central and Western Railways.
A total of 42 WR trains had been sped up, with the timeframe changing from 10 minutes to 2.35 hours.
WR had hired the dogs at Rs 15,000 per dog per month for suburban and Rs 20,000 per dog per month for non-suburban areas.
This system can be availed within a 30-metre or 2-km radius of railway stations. Commuters with this new application will not have to use ATVMs.
The protest, which took place a month ago, was against the construction of the line cutting the path leading to a crematorium.
A case has been registered under various sections of the IPC and certain sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
The debut train left the Churchgate Railway Station at 11.32 am from platform number 2 for Borivali.
For six months, WR had conducted static trials of automatic doors on a disused rake at the Mahalaxmi Workshop.