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Western Railway, e ticket, irctc, miss call train schedule, mumbai news, indian express mumbai, train schedule of western railways Give a missed call, get Western Railway train schedules via SMS now Neha Kulkarni Mumbai, April 26 COMMUTERS of Western Railway’s suburban train network can now check the status of local trains by giving a missed call. In an initiative to communicate the scheduled arrival time of trains to passengers, the Western Railway (WR) has tied up with a private firm. 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. Information on running of services shall be communicated to the firm by the Railways in a stipulated scheduled time, which in turn will be conveyed to passengers. Amit Shah, a regular commuter at WR said, “This is a unique initiative by Western Railway. I can use this service whenever I need any information about a train while waiting on the platform.” Commuters can also register themselves with www.mobitip.info for daily updates at scheduled times. Ravinder Bhakar, Central Public Relations officer, Western Railway said, “In times of unusual occurrences or disruptions, commuters can make use of their service. By registering on the given site, they can get detailed information of flow of train services between their respective journey destinations.” Users of any smartphone can avail of this service with no need of any internet connection.What makes the commuters happier is the service is free of cost. Earlier, CR had started a similar service to get information on local train updates.

Give a missed call, get Western Railway train schedules via SMS now

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.

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Shift Western Railway headquarters from Mumbai to Ahmedabad

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.

‘Mother calls up to ask if I have eaten food’

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.”

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Overcrowded Mumbai locals: Look into changing office timings, weekly offs, High Court tells Maharashtra

The High Court asked the state government and municipal corporation to look at running the Central and Western Railways.

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Mumbai: Western Railway speeds up 42 trains, announces new timetable

A total of 42 WR trains had been sped up, with the timeframe changing from 10 minutes to 2.35 hours.

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Western Railway terminates contract of firm providing sniffer dogs

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.

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Western Railway launches paperless mobile ticket system

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.

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Western Railway seeks state’s help to resolve protests against new railway line

The protest, which took place a month ago, was against the construction of the line cutting the path leading to a crematorium.

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CBI lays trap, arrests senior Western Railway official for corruption

A case has been registered under various sections of the IPC and certain sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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Finally, ‘user-friendly’ Bombardier rake makes debut run at 80 kmph

The debut train left the Churchgate Railway Station at 11.32 am from platform number 2 for Borivali.

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WR to test automatic doors on running locals

For six months, WR had conducted static trials of automatic doors on a disused rake at the Mahalaxmi Workshop.

Soon, female local commuters will have ‘hotspots’ to send SOS calls when in distress

The helpline assisted ‘hotspots’ will be on all platforms, typically in front of coaches for women.

Facing hurdles in linking rail tracks at Santacruz and Mahim, WR seeks CM help

The WR has approached Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to resolve the issue.

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Once upon a time, WR was mocked as a ‘waste of money’

150 years later, it carries over 35 lakh commuters daily and is a key part of Mumbai’s lifeline

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WR celebrates its 150 years

The 3-day exhibition is showcasing Western Railway’s rich heritage in the form of posters, photographs, models, scrollers.

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