The Western Railway had 35 such engines and currently has 21, which they have decided to phase out.
Soon after the pilot, WR extended the facility to Bandra, Dadar and Vasai Road stations.
WR is already buying power from Gujarat for its long-distance trains.
The new Bombardier rakes are expected to be commissioned next month.
To improve safety of passengers, I propose to bring in the technology both in main line and suburban coaches: D V Sadananda Gowda
Apart from funds it is the quantum of work which, the railways feel, is going to take a lot of time.
Between June 21 and June 24, WR sold a total of 3.24 lakh season passes while CR sold 3.85 lakh season tickets.
The administration extended duty hours of most ticket booking clerks to ensure smooth renewal of passes.
The woman was travelling alone in S3 coach of 19019 Dehradun Express with an unauthorised ticket on December 8 last year.
The base kitchen was started to provide good quality and affordable food to suburban and long-distance railway passengers.
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.
On April 16 2013, WR had introduced 20 suburban services.
RDSO officials raise concerns as trains graze at two suburban platforms during trials
The addition of the 5th and 6th lines on WR will help improve line capacity.
Theatre artistes dressed as Yamaraj will counsel those who risk life and limb at Churchgate station