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Thane-Diva rail line set to miss deadline, may be ready by 2020

Eleven years on, the work remains incomplete. A senior MRVC officer said, “There were so many obstacles in the project and we had to change the alignment as the lines were passing through a tunnel. Besides this, most of the time was spent in removing 400 to 450 illegal structures."

This summer, you won't get lemon juices at Central Railway stations

The video, which went viral on Monday, shows a hawker at Mumbai's Kurla station making lemon juice using water from a tank placed over the food stall.


BKC-Chunabhatti flyover to be ready by June-end

For girder installation, Central Railway to restrict train movements for four hours on March 17, 18.

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.

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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.