October 23, 2022 4:17 pm
Earlier, 23.33 per cent of the total seating capacity in suburban trains was earmarked for women and the number has now gone up to 25.47%, an increase of 2.14 per centage points.
May 13, 2022 6:38 pm
Harbour-line passengers are permitted to travel via the Thane-Vashi and Nerul stations from 10am to 6pm during the block period.
March 19, 2022 8:01 am
The latest government numbers, The Indian Express has learnt, show that the average daily ridership has crossed 60 lakh — this is the highest since the resumption of full-fledged services. The pre-covid ridership was around 80 lakh a day.
August 12, 2021 12:17 am
On August 8, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had announced that the local train services were scheduled to open for fully vaccinated citizens from August 15.
August 09, 2021 7:05 am
Mumbai has fully vaccinated 19 lakh people, most of whom are entirely dependent on public transportation. At present, only government employees and essential services staffers are allowed to travel in local trains.
January 09, 2021 9:05 pm
The state government indicated that high-level deliberations are on as to how common persons, besides those involved in essential services, can be accommodated to use local trains and how to manage the crowd, among other issues, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
December 06, 2020 6:25 pm
In an interview with indianexpress.com, Hindi writers Rakesh Kayasth and Divya Prakash Dubey answered questions on their experiences, the romanticism of Mumbai local trains and the way they translated an experience so visual into an audio series
October 24, 2020 2:33 am
The incident took place around 1.30 am on Thursday. “The fire left the control wiring and electrical cabinet damaged. However, the passenger area of the coach did not suffer any damage,” a WR spokesperson said. “Nobody was injured in the incident.
October 17, 2020 3:49 am
According to officegoers, massive traffic congestions are witnessed on roads leading to Shilphata junction, Kongaon and Patripol bridge. “The vehicles are stranded for hours on these stretches,” says Bharat Shah, a resident of Dombivali.
October 13, 2020 1:56 am
Mumbai power cut: Train services were also fully restored on both Central and Western Railway. Efforts are underway to resume supply in other affected locations.
September 15, 2015 4:41 pm
Seven coaches of a Churchgate-bound fast local train derailed between Andheri and Vile Parle at around 11.05hrs on Tuesday.