November 14, 2020 3:12 am
In a joint release, Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR), which operate the suburban system in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), said permission has been granted with immediate effect.
October 17, 2020 6:39 am
This is not the first time that the state government and railways have squared off over train services during the pandemic. Both had differed over starting special trains to facilitate movement of people to districts in Konkan for Ganesh Chaturthi in August.
October 14, 2020 12:48 pm
The move follows two instances of overcrowding in local trains, where commuters could be seen jostling for space. In one video that went viral on social media, passengers at Borivali station were seen pushing each other, violating social distancing norms, to get inside the train compartment.
October 03, 2020 8:12 am
The police claimed Patel was approached by co-accused Mohammed Anis, who prepared fake documents for him stating that he is a central government employee.
October 01, 2020 10:12 am
Right now, together CR and WR are running 937 services daily, 506 on WR and 431 on CR, ferrying 9-10 lakh commuters daily, or just 10 per cent of pre-pandemic figures.
September 01, 2020 4:51 am
Both WR and CR said on Monday that the admit card of candidates appearing for JEE and NEET would be considered as their entry passes into suburban stations with companions (parents and guardians) on the days of the exams.
July 22, 2020 2:47 am
The restrictions, the state government said, had been put to prevent overcrowding and to ensure social-distancing onboard the local trains.
February 25, 2020 6:06 am
The station, from which about 658 lakh passengers boarded trains in 2018-19, is among 19 suburban stations in Mumbai which are being redeveloped at a cost of about Rs 950 crore by the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) under Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) 3A.
February 12, 2020 2:22 am
“The second rake is likely to be used to run the same set of eight services, except that it will be operated during weekends,” said a CR official.
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According to plan, one train will be added to run eight more services but existing trains will not be withdrawn.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.
December 01, 2015 4:38 pm