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Western Railway


Billimora-Vaghai heritage train to be back on track with tourist vista dome coach

June 03, 2021 10:06 pm

On December 10, 2020, the Railway Ministry had approved the proposal to scrap services of 11 “uneconomic branch lines” and narrow gauge sections of the Western Railway, including three from Gujarat. These included the Billimora-Vaghai train.

Western Railway RRC recruitment: Apply for 3,591 apprentice posts

May 21, 2021 4:36 pm

Western Railway, Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC), has recently released notification for the recruitment for the post of apprentice. Last date for registration is 24 June 2021.

Most rail coaches converted into isolation centres lying unused in three districts

May 06, 2021 3:33 am

While claiming that they are seeing a decline in Covid-19 cases, district officials said they will continue to use the coaches till the number sees a huge drop.

Western Railways to introduce 14 summer special trains to UP, Bihar and Assam

April 11, 2021 8:46 pm

Currently, a total of 20 special trains to UP, Bihar and Odisha are available from Ahmedabad and Gandhidham railway stations in Gujarat, informed the railway officials.

Western Railway announces 14 special trains for north India as migrants head home

April 09, 2021 6:32 pm

The special trains for Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam will start running from Maharashtra on Saturday.

Gujarat: Vaghai-Billimora heritage train to chug on as Western Railway revokes decision to scrap its services

January 29, 2021 11:29 pm

Local people as well as both Congress and BJP leaders had made representations to the Western Railway authorities urging them not to permanently close the heritage train service.

Western Railway to run 12 pairs of special trains on Dussehra, Diwali

October 17, 2020 10:47 am

Of these 12 pairs of special trains, five pairs will run from Bandra Terminus, two pairs each from Indore and Udhna and one pair each from Okha, Porbandar and Gandhidham stations, the WR said in a release on Friday.

Man held at Mumbai railway station for using ‘fake’ BMC travel pass

October 04, 2020 11:33 am

According to the railway police, Chief Ticket Inspector Deepika Murty stopped a commuter, identified as Hitesh Shirwadkar (25), in Andheri railway station at 10 am on Friday and asked to see his identification and ticket.

Mumbai: Western, Central Railways suffer Rs 850 crore losses amid Covid

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.

Western Railway to open 2 new offices to prevent crowding by employees

September 29, 2020 11:05 am

Within a week, WR is set to open two more offices – one near Bandra station and another at Santacruz in a community hall, Satyakumar added.