Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014



City’s lifeline inspires teen to replicate train models
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

He has also ventured into making trains used in other countries and has replicated the TGV model of France.

Another coach catches fire, officials suspect sabotage
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Fire was reported on same train, parked in Badlapur siding, on Oct 6.

Women coaches in local trains will have pre-installed CCTVs soon
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

The ICF has been working on the CCTV design for the last two months.

Prabhu meets CR & WR top brass, assures them of Centre’s support
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

After the collapses, the CR had constructed Gabian structures and put wire mesh to prevent a landslide along tracks

At every suburban railway station, stench tells of a toilet
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Most commuters prefer to hold it in or finish business at home or work; railway station loos are for emergencies alone.

RPF personnel in WR to get airline staff training
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Soon after Diwali, the three-day course will begin for 60 RPF personnel of Western Railway.

Tatkal ticket prices under dynamic pricing scheme zoom
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

As many as 25 of the 80 tatkal seats in the Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani are being allotted through dynamic pricing.

Party volunteers ‘mapping’ users on FB
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The pages are chosen on the basis of ‘likes’ a user marks on the party’s page.

Drain, crematorium ‘hidden’ for Modi rally in Ghatkopar
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Filth-laden Pestom Sagar naala is sealed on both ends and no wooden pyres will be lit today in the crematorium nearby.

Railways plans CCTV cameras at ticket counters to curb black-marketing
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

While CR has identified 10-12 new locations for installing the cameras by December, WR already has CCTVs at all its PRS centres.

Ghatkopar East: In Gujarati vs Gujarati battle, BJP MLA takes on ex-BJP leader in fray on Congress ticket
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

The area is also home to slum clusters like Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar, Kamraj Nagar and Shastri Nagar.

At Ramabai Nagar, mood turns against RPI
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

The SSBJP government has been more corrupt than Congress and nothing has changed over the years.

At Ramabai Nagar, mood turns against RPI
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

In Dalit-dominated Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in Ghatkopar, Athawale is perceived by people as directionless.

In Ghatkopar, Congress & BJP candidates cross paths en route nomination centre
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Traffic and local police were seen coordinating with both parties to prevent any untoward incident.

RPF duty dogs get ride in first class AC train
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Since dogs are sensitive to temperature, senior authorities of the RPF were quite miffed with the incident.

With ‘educate, demonstrate & punish’ formula, rly clean-up crew gears up
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Apart from Central and Western Railway staff, common people have also been roped in for the shramdan exercise on October 2.

Railways to build 20 foot overbridges to curb deaths on tracks
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

A report by Sir J J School of Architecture identifies 130 spots where trespassing is frequent.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train? Chinese team visits CST
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

The delegation showed interest in developing high-speed rail links in India, say rly officials.

Railways to hire private firms in bid to keep stations clean
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The railways plans to spend anywhere between Rs 5 crore to Rs 15 crore per station to upkeep of the station.

RPF’s safety tip: Women local commuters must travel in one coach in night hours
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

A total of 2,13,316 women passengers were found travelling between 10 pm and 5 am in the coaches that were surveyed.

1, 569 cases filed till July for indecent behaviour on locals
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

Efforts are always made to conduct drives to ensure that commuters have a hassle free travel.

Three trains run over boy’s body before it’s removed from tracks
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Government Railway Police at Wadala has registered a case of accidental death.

Soon, a ‘deluxe’ restroom at Thane railway station
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Commuters will be charged Re 1 for using the facility.

Unauthorised travel rampant in reserved coaches: Rlys
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Between January and July 2014 out of total 37,131 cases, 42 per cent are related to unauthorised travel.

Their Ganeshotsav plans derailed by delayed special trains, angry passengers storm CST office
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

A protest of around 25 passengers was also reported at Thane, where Dadar- Madgaon Janshatabdi was rescheduled

After High Court order, CR to increase height of 26 platforms soon
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The work at the stations is estimated to be completed by May 31, 2015

Ebola alert, hospitals stand by as planes with Indians from Liberia land in Mumbai
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The Health Ministry confirmed that arrangements have been made at airports in Delhi and Mumbai to screen the passengers.

Cases of train stunts drop by 24 pc this year
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Officials say people are aware of increased dangers associated with AC-charged overhead wires than with DC wires.

Double-decker train stranded on maiden run
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

The Goa-bound train, which started from LTT at 5.30 am, was stuck at Roha after locopilot refused to go further.

20-yr-old’s ‘viral’ train stunt video has rly authorities on toes
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

The animation student had used special effects to recreate a train stunt from salman khan-starrer kick

MP promises financial help to build, repair toilets at railway stations in South Mumbai
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Railway officers said development of infrastructure would not suffice as maintenance of toilets is a far bigger issue.

CR to complete DC/AC switch by year-end
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

From January 1, all main line trains from CST to Thane will run on AC.

Rise in number of men caught in coaches reserved for women
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

While the cases reflect an increase in the prosecution, officials also maintain the people continue to flout rules and get caught regularly.

HC allows Rs 2-hike in auto, taxi fares, but with electronic meters
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

The  Bombay High Court on Tuesday gave its nod to the state government to go ahead with the revised  minimum fares — Rs 21 and Rs 17 — for taxis and auto rickshaws, respectively. The new fares will be effective only on the condition that vehicle owners recalibrate their meters. The current minimum fare for […]

WR to develop emergency button for distressed woman commuters
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

According to the representative, the plan is at a conceptual stage and is likely to be ready in a month.

Central Rly ropes in 100 apprentices to facilitate ticket sales at ATVMs
Wed, Aug 06, 2014

In June, ATVMs contributed to 30 per cent sales of tickets, which has fallen to 18 per cent in July.