Western Railway

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WR to phase out ‘helicopters’ this year

The Western Railway had 35 such engines and currently has 21, which they have decided to phase out.

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WR plays ‘housie’ to attract commuters to fast-ticketing counters

Soon after the pilot, WR extended the facility to Bandra, Dadar and Vasai Road stations.

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For cheaper power to run locals, Western Railway turns to Gujarat

WR is already buying power from Gujarat for its long-distance trains.

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Wait for air-conditioned local gets longer

The new Bombardier rakes are expected to be commissioned next month.

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Locals with automatic doors to chug into city in next 4 months

To improve safety of passengers, I propose to bring in the technology both in main line and suburban coaches: D V Sadananda Gowda

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Work on raising platforms may miss deadline

Apart from funds it is the quantum of work which, the railways feel, is going to take a lot of time.

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CR, WR rake in Rs 70 cr in 4 days of rush for pre-hike passes

Between June 21 and June 24, WR sold a total of 3.24 lakh season passes while CR sold 3.85 lakh season tickets.

June 25 looming, a mad rush for season tickets

The administration extended duty hours of most ticket booking clerks to ensure smooth renewal of passes.

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‘Mentally unstable’ woman passenger may have caused ’13 Dehradun Express fire: Railway report

The woman was travelling alone in S3 coach of 19019 Dehradun Express with an unauthorised ticket on December 8 last year.

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‘Noisy’ jumbo exhaust fans at CST, Central inconvenience patients at nearby hospitals

The base kitchen was started to provide good quality and affordable food to suburban and long-distance railway passengers.

‘30% of phone numbers given by passengers during online ticket booking found to be wrong’

The fact came to light during a check conducted by Western Railway (WR) in January this year to gauge the efficacy of an SMS campaign that was initiated to counter catering malpractices.

WR puts brakes on new suburban services

On April 16 2013, WR had introduced 20 suburban services.

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Railway board nod to raise platform height

RDSO officials raise concerns as trains graze at two suburban platforms during trials

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‘WR runs at 110% of line capacity against global standards of 80%’

The addition of the 5th and 6th lines on WR will help improve line capacity.

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‘Divine’ warning to deter commuters from boarding running trains

Theatre artistes dressed as Yamaraj will counsel those who risk life and limb at Churchgate station