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Mumbai local trains


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.

Consider increasing local train services in MMR: Bombay HC to state

October 08, 2020 10:29 am

The bench observed that since physical hearing for criminal appeals had began in the HC, it had witnessed only 18 physical appearances being made by lawyers of petitioners between September 23 to October 1.

‘People starving, losing their jobs’: Bombay HC asks govt to consider resuming public transport in planned manner

September 30, 2020 1:18 pm

On September 15, the high court had directed the Railways and the state government to allow lawyers to travel by special local trains to attend the physical hearings of cases in the high court from September 18 to October 7, on an experimental basis.

BJP MP raises Mumbai local train services issue in Parliament

September 23, 2020 11:12 am

Although the state government has resumed local train services partially as a part of the relaxation of lockdown norms, it has been confined for essential services workers.

Mumbai: Reduced services, better preparation allow Railways to run smooth services

July 17, 2020 1:57 am

As per existing rules, the protocol for moving on waterlogged tracks entails the motorman to halt the train for a full minute before moving ahead at a restricted, much slower speed.

Mumbai: On Day 2, long queues outside stations as 70,000 travel on suburban trains

June 17, 2020 2:04 am

On Monday, nearly 60,000 people used the suburban network to get to and from work.

Mumbai: Rail officials study feasibility of restarting local trains for essential workers

June 13, 2020 9:37 pm

Both Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) are currently running workmen special trains for their employees, based on special or residential card passes issued to them by the divisional offices.


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.