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.
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.
On Thursday, the WR announced a hike in fares of AC local services. According to the WR, weekly pass travellers will incur a fare hike of Rs 25 to Rs 80, fortnight pass holders will get a hike of Rs 35 to Rs 125 and monthly pass holders will have to pay Rs 50 to Rs 165 more.
The vehicle, introduced on the Republic Day, will help the RPF in keeping an eye on every nook and corner of the railway stations, specially on long platforms, Western Railway's Chief PRO Ravinder Bhakar said on Monday.
The WR will keep six pillars between the rail tracks and use these to provide temporary support to a new bridge. The WR has set a target of 10 months to construct the new stainless steel bridge at the same location.
Following the death of over 20 people in a stampede at Prabhadevi station (then Elphinstone Road) on WR in September last year, officials had said several new foot overbridges would be constructed along the suburban railway network.
After two persons died in the Gokhale bridge collapse on July 3, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal directed the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, to conduct a technical audit of bridges and submit a report within six months.