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Mumbai local


Virar-Churchgate: Railways to start one more AC train

January 13, 2020 1:58 am

According to plan, one train will be added to run eight more services but existing trains will not be withdrawn. The plan is expected to get the nod within next week and be put into service in next 15 days.

113 commuters on local trains injured in stone-pelting cases: RTI

August 27, 2019 10:27 am

The information, sought by RTI activist Shakeel Ahmed Shaikh, stated that in the last six years 118 stone-pelting cases were reported on various local trains, due to which 113 commuters were injured.

Local train speed set to go up to 110 kmph and above

July 31, 2019 1:52 am

The Railways plans to introduce MEMU services between Mumbai-Nashik, Mumbai-Pune and Bhusawal-Nashik, covering the journey between the two destinations in two hours.

New time-table on WR: Commuters unhappy with platform changes, less stoppages for trains

November 02, 2018 3:34 am

In the new time-table, the WR has added 10 new services and extended 122 others. While the route of 56 services have been changed, the number of stoppages of 26 trains have been reduced to make the services faster.

Mumbai: Wagon derails on Central Railway, eight trains cancelled

September 15, 2018 2:58 am

Restoration work started and a relief train was ordered immediately from Kalyan and Igatpuri. “The cause of the derailment is being investigated,” said a CR official.

Life on the Local: Five depts, 500 personnel, engineers keep the wheels in motion

July 17, 2018 3:49 am

Commuters have praised railways for running trains, despite heavy waterlogging on the tracks.

No fare hike for Mumbai's first air-conditioned local: Railways

June 22, 2018 6:35 pm

The AC local services were commissioned on December 25 last year. Currently, WR runs 12 services of the AC local daily from Monday to Friday on the Churchgate-Virar section.

Mumbai's Parel station gets a new platform after new foot overbridge

June 19, 2018 2:21 am

Aimed at serving commuters taking the north-bound trains, the new platform has been on track in serving its purpose of decongesting the island platform of the station.

Life on the Local: Commuters take up drive to make more space in local trains

April 24, 2018 5:29 am

Every day, 10 deaths are recorded on an average on the suburban lines - both central and western — with passengers falling off crowded compartments or hitting poles while standing on footboards, data says.  By distributing badges or approaching commuters personally, MUSE has tried to spread its message.

Regular commuters swear by little-known ‘anti-peak rakes’

February 13, 2018 2:43 am

A 7.56 am Mankhurd-bound local from Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), a 5.20 pm Malad-to-Churchgate service and morning services to Kurla and Chembur from CSMT on the Harbour Line are examples of “anti-peak rakes”.