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

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

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.

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Mumbai: Wagon derails on Central Railway, eight trains cancelled

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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’

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”.

Twelve train ticket checkers have an uphill task on Mumbai AC local train

A railway official said priority was being given first to ensure that those without a ticket for the AC train were not allowed inside. The official said two TCs will be deployed for every three coaches.

First AC local train starts in Mumbai; commuters elated

Earlier, BJP MPs Kirit Somaiya, Gopal Shetty, Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde, Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar and WR General Manager Anil Kumar Gupta flagged off the train.

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Condolence Meet For Bhavesh Nakate At Dombivali Railway Station

A 21-year-old fell to his death, Friday morning, after losing his grip in an overcrowded suburban train in Mumbai. The incident was caught on camera by a fellow passenger, and subsequently, went viral. Bhavesh Nakate was a resident of Dombivli and had taken a CST-bound train from Dombivli station to reach his office in CST. […]

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