Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022

central railways


Central Railway offers EV charging facilities at nine railway stations in Mumbai division

September 25, 2022 4:52 pm

The new facilities will function 24x7 and will augment the charging infrastructure at key locations, while providing affordable and reliable charging points, the Central Railway said.  

In order to curb misuse of alarm chain pulling, Central Railway proposes hike in platform tickets

May 09, 2022 1:14 pm

According to the Central Railway, of late it is seen that passengers are resorting to ACP for frivolous reasons like arriving late, alighting/boarding at intermediate stations etc. The Central Railway is keeping a close tab on such unreasonable ACP incidents.

Commuters have to wait for 2 months for linen services to restart on CR

March 15, 2022 7:30 am

Even as the Indian Railways have issued an order of resuming the linen service facilities in the trains, commuters travelling on the Central Railways (CR) will have to wait for two months for the facility as the automatic laundry machines, which were shut for over two years needs repairs and maintenance.

600th Kisan Rail service flagged off

September 21, 2021 6:04 am

According to the Central Railways, the facility became popular among the farmers as it also carries relatively small quantities of produce brought by small, individual farmers.

Low occupancy in Pune-Lonavala local trains a worry for railway admin

October 19, 2020 6:48 am

Railway officials said that while the police has started accepting applications for e-passes for the Pune-Daund route, considering the current situation with Pune-Lonavala, the administration may decide to wait before taking a decision regarding the former.

Fifth-sixth line between Thane, Diva before next monsoon: CR

August 28, 2020 2:10 am

The fifth and sixth line between Thane and Diva will segregate express trains and local services on CR. In 2008, the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) had started work on the fifth and sixth lines

Pune: After picture of platform ticket costing Rs 50 goes viral, CR clarifies, 'price increased to prevent crowding'

August 18, 2020 9:10 pm

Social media was abuzz on Monday and Tuesday over the revision in cost after some well-known Twitter users, including Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, posted a picture of the ticket and compared it to the cost of the ticket during UPA rule.

Maharashtra: Railways asks for list of essential service commuters to increase train operations

June 30, 2020 2:08 am

A senior Central Railway (CR) official said, “We are working to increase the services based on a list of passengers, which will help us ascertain the number of trains required.”

Railways to install CCTV cameras in accident-prone Mumbra to Kalwa stretch

February 12, 2020 3:08 am

“We are trying to ascertain as to what causes accidents on the stretch so that measures can be taken to curb fatalities,” Senior Divisional Security Commissioner for RPF (CR), KK Asharaf said.

Transharbour Line: AC train on inaugural run on Jan 30, regular operations to begin next day

January 29, 2020 2:27 am

With the Western Railway (WR) already operating an AC service, the new train will be the first AC train on CR.