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Thane: Ticket collector dies as he falls off moving train

“He had boarded a local train from Kasara and was travelling towards Mumbai. He was checking tickets near the door when he lost balance and fell on the tracks,” an officer from Kalyan GRP said.

Mumbai: Soon, Central Railway Rajdhani will run daily

On January 19, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal had flagged off the city’s third Rajdhani Express, the first on CR, from CSMT.


Contractor, rail staff arrested for Pune hoarding collapse get bail

On October 5, around 1.45 pm, as metal hoardings located on railway property were being removed in Juna Bazar, one hoarding fell on vehicles, causing the death of four persons and injuring others.

Central Railway conducts trial for eight-coach toy train between Matheran and Neral

According to sources, while Central Railway spends close to Rs.1 crore 10 lakh on an average to run this train service every month, its average ticket fare earning is close to Rs. 20 lakh.

Mumbai: Wagon derails on Central Railway, eight trains cancelled

Restoration work started and a relief train was ordered immediately from Kalyan and Igatpuri. “The cause of the derailment is being investigated,” said a CR official.

Maharashtra: Motormen on strike, 70 trains cancelled

The motormen want the Central Railway to fill job vacancies so they do not have to work overtime, and are protesting against the strict punishment meted out to errant drivers.


Civic body, MMRDA will ensure water does not enter tracks, says Central Railway

Civic officials have claimed that their efforts to control flooding are likely to come to naught, as Metro work has allegedly choked drainage lines and “disturbed” the storm water drains at some areas.

How Central Railway rehabilitated heritage geometrical stairs of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus building

About 5 cubic metres of wood was required to rehabilitate a single damaged step

Mumbai: Motormen save senior citizen

“At around 3.45 pm, a passenger named Bharat Chavan (60) lost his balance and fell on the track at platform number 2 at Mulund station..."

Repairing rail fractures: Central Railway yet to get access to track safety details

According to the minutes of a meeting chaired by Sinha last year, the minister had called for TMS data to be shared. “The minister had expressed that data of TMS is not confidential information and should be shared with safety directorate,” it reads.

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Matunga Central Railway workshop completes 100 years

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu was present at the workshop to celebrate the 100 years of Matunga Central Railway workshop.