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.
October 07, 2020 4:59 pm
According to WR officials, Train Number 02833 (Ahmedabad-Howrah Express) and Train Number 00913 (Porbandar-Shalimar Covid-19 Parcel Special Train) have been booked by Amazon India for 37 trips between October 6 to November 16.
September 04, 2020 11:47 pm
According to officials of the Western Railways, the candidates of NDA and NA will be allowed to board the trains after showing their call letters. All coaches of these trains will be fully reserved.
July 30, 2020 10:32 pm
The WR has also completed the construction of another foot overbridge between Andheri and Jogeshwari, which is the fourth to be completed and commissioned during the lockdown.
July 25, 2020 4:46 am
Sumit Thakur, chief public relations officer, WR said the Western Railways is planning to double the freight it is currently carrying by 2024 by attracting additional traffic of non-bulk traditional commodities until now moved by road.
December 08, 2019 7:49 am
The WR is also planning to introduce more AC services during morning and evening peak hours, especially on Andheri-Churchgate section, which has several business hubs nearby.
November 29, 2019 8:07 am
After the button is activated, a key has to be used to unwind the system from inside the coach. The keys are available with the station masters, who have to rush inside the coach to fix it.
November 03, 2019 10:34 am
The move has met with strong opposition from Western Railway Mazdoor Sangh (WRMS), which is planning to hold a demonstration Monday outside railway’s divisional office at Mumbai Central.
February 19, 2019 2:41 pm
The special message directed towards some of the passengers who travel in local trains without a ticket, the Western Railway urged passengers to travel with an appropriate ticket.
September 15, 2018 2:19 am
After First Class Monthly Season Ticket (MST) holders complained of discomfort, the railways decided to re-introduce the coaches.