Neeraj Tiwari

Articles By Neeraj Tiwari

AC locals on Western Railways may soon run during weekends

“After 15 months of service, the rake requires maintenance work. The second AC rake earlier had some technical problems, which have been resolved. Trials on Central Railway have been completed and the rake is with the WR,” said Sunil Kumar, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), WR.

Construction costs to drop by 20 per cent: Housing experts

Builders welcome move, activists sceptical if end-users will benefit.

Wadala: BEST nod to integrated transport hub

The ITH is set to come up at Wadala, where residents would be able to use the services provided by BEST, Inter-State Bus Terminal, Monorail and Metro 4 — connecting Wadala to Kasarwadavali in Thane.

‘Widening of Mithi river and Mahim creek to solve waterlogging problems’: Anil Kumar Gupta

General Manager of Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR), Anil Kumar Gupta, speaks to The Indian Express about difficulties faced during flood and steps being taken to prevent waterlogging on tracks.

Mumbai metropolitan region: Expression of interest invited for construction of helipads, heliports

These proposals will be used as a primer for a master plan that the MADC wants to create for helipads and heliports in MMR.

BEST to launch 37 ladies’ special buses during peak hours

The ladies’ special will be launched as the ‘Tejaswini Yojana’, in which 37 bus services will be earmarked for women.

Badlapur-Karjat local train services to resume today

Long-distance trains, traveling towards Pune, on the same route will be operational by Wednesday, officials said, as certain stretches beyond Karajt are yet to be repaired.

Mumbai: Life out of gear as train services suspended

At Khopoli, Badlapur, Kasara and Karjat, tracks were submerged. With local trains paralysed on the Central line, several commuters were left stranded at stations.

Monsoon fury in Mumbai: Railways crippled, many stranded

Amid suspended services, technical snags, commuters wait for hours at stations or wade through flooded tracks

Local train speed set to go up to 110 kmph and above

The Railways plans to introduce MEMU services between Mumbai-Nashik, Mumbai-Pune and Bhusawal-Nashik, covering the journey between the two destinations in two hours.

Rlys to run trains with pvt operators, IRCTC to fix fares

Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav, who was in Mumbai for the 64th National Railway awards function, said the move was aimed at taking a “quantum jump” in rail operations.

Mumbai Metro: BEML to deliver first set of rakes by 2020

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has given a Rs 3,015 crore contract for rolling stock to BEML.

Mumbai: Suspended for 48 hrs, Kalyan-Karjat train services back on track

300 railway and contract workers were put to work on restoring the stretch; on July 26, water had entered the tracks between Ulhasnagar and Ambernath

Train stranded near Thane: Track inspection not conducted beyond Badlapur, shows internal review

Within minutes of passing the station, the train, which runs between Mumbai and Kolhapur, could not move ahead and was marooned 3 km from Badlapur station, leading to the mounting of a huge rescue effort on Saturday

Cessed buildings in Mumbai: ‘Enough transit camps in nearby areas can speed up redevelopment’

After the recent building collapse in Dongri that claimed 13 lives, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced redevelopment of 14,207 cessed buildings under the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority.

Mumbai rains: 1,000 rescued from train stranded near Thane

The train, Kolhapur-bound Mahalaxmi Express, had left Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus some 18 hours earlier on Friday evening.

Mumbai: ‘Why was the train allowed to ply when CR officials had stopped local services between Kalyan & Karjat’

While CR officials are yet to ascertain as to why the Mahalaxmi Express came to a halt about 3 km ahead of Badlapur, officials from the Thane disaster management department pointed at a communication lapse.

Mumbai: MMRDA still has no land for Metro car sheds

MMRDA sources said the non-availability of car sheds is likely to delay Metro operations.

Mumbai: Registration of 100 housing projects to be revoked, says MahaRERA

The regulatory body had demanded home buyers to form associations and lodge complaints against promoters under section 7 of the MahaRERA Act.

Mumbai gets 3 new Metro corridors

“New lines approved today will complete the missing links of Metro networks in MMR, resulting in seamless travel,” R A Rajeev, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) commissioner, said.