Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

Mumbai local train


Western Railway reserves more seats for women in Mumbai local trains

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.

Mumbai local train services to be disrupted on Sunday in view of maintenance work

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.

Mumbai local trains see highest ridership since pandemic onset

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.

Mumbai: Over 23,000 monthly local train passes issued on day 1

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.

Fully vaccinated people can travel in Mumbai local trains from Aug 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.

Decision next week on whether to allow everyone to board local trains: Maharashtra to Bombay HC

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.

'Every journey has a different story': Authors of Mumbai-local inspired audio book 'Dil Local'

December 06, 2020 6:25 pm

In an interview with, 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 

Mumbai: AC local catches fire, no casualties reported

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.

Officegoers in Kalyan, Dombivali use ferry service to cut commute time

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.

Power outage trips up Mumbai, supply restored in most areas

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.


Mumbai local train derails; services affected

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.