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Mumbai confidential: Being cautious

November 28, 2021 7:38 pm

The intelligence wing of Maharashtra has tipped off Mantralaya security that there could be a self-immolation attempt outside the secretariat.

Soon, travel in Mumbai's AC locals with regular tickets, pay during trip

November 18, 2021 5:50 pm

Implementation of the project will start in a month, says Western Railway GM. The facility will be extended to passengers with non-AC first or second class tickets.

Land acquisition process begins for Western Railways line

October 28, 2021 3:03 am

The 30.19 km corridor between Borivali and Mumbai Central will cost Rs 402 crore and will be completed by 2023.

Western Railways begins launching girders for Delisle ROB, sets September deadline

June 08, 2021 11:16 pm

The work, which was slated to start from April, was delayed due to the unavailability of skilled labour and oxygen for fabrication work due to the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown, officials said.

‘Over 20 special trains to UP, Bihar available from Ahmedabad and Gandhidham’

April 10, 2021 9:28 am

The Western Railways informed that currently, there are trains to Bhagalpur in Bihar and Puri in Odisha from Gandhidham railway station in Kutch.

20 illegal softwares used to book tickets detected: Railways

April 08, 2021 1:20 am

Among the 20 illegal softwares, the most notable one was the 'Real Mango' software used by touts at the Surat Railway Station as per railway officials.

Check Covid travel advisory before boarding trains, WR urges passengers

March 14, 2021 6:06 pm

Due to a surge in infections, several states have made negative RT-PCR test results mandatory for passengers arriving from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. 

‘Restart Billimora-Waghai heritage train service': Congress, BJP to WR

December 20, 2020 12:50 am

The Railway Ministry had ordered permanent closure of the 107-year-old heritage train service between Billimora in Valsad and Waghai in Dangs, and 10 other branch lines and narrow gauge sections of the Western Railways that were deemed to be “uneconomic”.

Gujarat: End of the line for 107-yr-old train service

December 11, 2020 2:08 am

The Billimora-Waghai heritage train route was among 11 branch lines and narrow gauge sections of the Western Railways that were deemed to be “uneconomic” by the Railway Ministry, which ordered their permanent closure.

10 AC trips among WR’s 194 additional local train services

October 14, 2020 12:48 pm

The move follows two instances of overcrowding in local trains, where commuters could be seen jostling for space. In one video that went viral on social media, passengers at Borivali station were seen pushing each other, violating social distancing norms, to get inside the train compartment.