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Mumbai local trains


BJP asks Maha govt to restore local trains in Mumbai or pay Rs 5,000 as allowance to individuals

July 12, 2021 9:12 pm

At present, only employees of essential services are allowed to board the limited number of trains. The restriction was introduced to ensure social distancing in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic

Decision on resumption of local train services to be taken after consulting task force: Aaditya Thackeray

June 20, 2021 12:06 am

On Saturday, Thackeray inaugurated the Shiv Sena party office at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) head office at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).

 Pushed to the margins, Pandey may end up holding force’s reins

April 11, 2021 11:34 am

Prior to this, Pandey had been cooling his heels for several years as DGP Home Guards, a non-executive post. That too had been taken away from him when the government decided last month to remove Parambir Singh as Mumbai Commissioner of Police, and put him in charge of Home Guards.

Footfall of 26 L till evening, no physical distancing, crowded ticket counters

February 02, 2021 2:54 am

The local trains in Mumbai saw a footfall of 26 lakh passengers until 6 pm on Monday – up from 17 lakh on January 29.

Local trains for public from tomorrow: RPF presence doubled, more entry-exit points, all ticket counters to operate

January 31, 2021 12:35 am

While earlier, entry points to most stations were restricted, the authorities have decided to increase the number of entry and exit points to facilitate smooth movement of passengers.

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

January 10, 2021 10:29 pm

Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni said the Maharashtra government would take a decision by January 12, and inform the court about the same. In light of this, the bench adjourned the hearing.

When will local trains be thrown open to general public in Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai

November 02, 2020 7:51 pm

Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai Local Trains Update: West Bengal, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, which have so far allowed only certain categories of people to avail local trains, are likely to see normal services resume in November following the Centre's nod

610 Mumbai locals to operate from today, daily service now over 2,000

November 01, 2020 8:57 am

The move comes as the government has included more categories of workers in essential services, and opened up the trains for women commuters, leading to crowding in the limited number of local services.

Call on starting local train services for all in Mumbai in couple of days: Vijay Waddetiwar

October 22, 2020 9:23 am

Suburban train services were shut down on March 23 during the lockdown. While partial resumption of services was announced on June 15, only those deemed to be essential service providers were allowed to board these trains after being allotted a special pass.

Railways allows women to board Mumbai local trains

October 21, 2020 1:37 am

The decision comes four days after the Maharashtra government, on October 16, issued a circular stating that women would be allowed to travel in local trains from Saturday — between 11 am and 3 pm and again from 7 pm till the end of services.


Mumbai braces for more rains, IMD asks people to stay indoors

June 08, 2018 12:02 pm

The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rainfall in Mumbai during the weekend, and has advised people to stay indoors.