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Western Railway


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.

Western Railway runs special services to ferry personnel to workplace

March 25, 2020 1:33 am

The special train with six sleeper coaches of long-distance trains was operated using a diesel locomotive engine that catered to not only the railway employees but also cancer patients and those under other essential services.

Mumbai: Decongesting Bhayandar railway station - two elevated decks, one foot overbridge

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.

Western Railway planning graded coaches with varying fares on AC locals

January 23, 2020 2:41 am

The fares of the AC local trains are 1.3 times higher than the tickets for the first-class compartment of a non-AC train.

21.33 lakh people travelled without tickets in nine months: Western Railway

January 23, 2020 1:29 am

According to officials of Western Railway, a total fine amount of Rs 104.10 crore has been levied on the ticket-less travellers between April and December, 2019.

Mumbai: WR plans steps to help motormen de-stress and improve safety

December 26, 2019 8:42 am

WR witnessed about three SPAD cases during March-November this year on its suburban network. Every SPAD case is treated as an averted collision as a result of a motorman’s failure to stop the train in time before the signal.

Mumbai: 3 held for cheating, forgery in Western Railway recruitment exam

September 29, 2019 9:04 am

Examiners at the exam hall detected the impersonation when the biometrics of Dharendrakumar did not match with those of Kamlesh, recorded earlier. The duo was arrested the same day.

Western Railway to offer up to 25% discount on premium train fares

August 30, 2019 1:48 pm

The discount will be given on the base fare and charges like GST, reservation fee, superfast tariff and others will be levied separately. Passengers will also have the option to book tickets online or buy them from the counter.

Train services on major Western Railway, Central Railway sections restored

August 17, 2019 6:16 pm

Long-distance train services on the Kasara Ghat route were restored on the same day. In the Mumbai division, services were disrupted between Vasai and Virar, especially on July 2 and August 4.

Mumbai rains: Local train services on CR line suspended,WR runs ahead of time

July 03, 2019 5:50 am

According to information provided by the CR, tracks between Sion-Kurla-Matunga, Dadar-Parel, Vikhroli-Kanjurmarg and Thane-Mulundwere flooded. The same areas of the CR main line get flooded every year and services get suspended. This time Kanjurmarg, Thane, and Kalyan were also added to the list.