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Western Railway


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.

Mumbai: Western Railway to run six more local train services from tomorrow

September 27, 2020 10:48 am

Prior to lockdown, the CR and WR together used to run nearly 3,000 local train services to ferry around 85 lakh commuters daily. Currently, they carry nearly 10 lakh commuters daily.

Rajkot division of Western Rly flags off first train carrying industrial salt

September 05, 2020 3:40 am

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal termed the rake carrying bulk industrial salt the beginning of a new traffic stream. "Another feather in the cap of Railways as it starts loading Industrial Salt in Wavaniya, Gujarat

New deadline set for delayed projects by Western Railway in Saurashtra

August 28, 2020 3:21 pm

Work began on both the projects in early 2018. The double-tracking of the 116-kilometre Surendranagar-Rajkot section was to be completed by early 2021 at the cost of around Rs 1,000 crore.

Sumit Thakur appointed CPRO Western Railways

July 21, 2020 5:21 am

According to a statement issued by the Western Railways, Thakur took charge of CPRO at the WR headquarters in Churchgate station building on July 13, replacing Ravindra Bhakar who was the former CPRO of Western Railways.

Maharashtra blinks, passenger trains allowed to leave

June 01, 2020 7:31 am

In his letter, Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta had sought clarity on several points to ensure the safety of passengers in these special trains – 200 of which will begin operation across the country from June 1.

Coronavirus outbreak: 17 zonal railways to begin converting coaches into isolation wards

March 31, 2020 4:45 am

The directive was issued after prototypes were prepared by five zonal railways, following a video conference on March 25. The Indian Railways has been allocated around Rs 100 crore by the Centre from its COVID-19 fund for the work.