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  • CR services disrupted for 2nd day in a row

    Mumbai : Local train services on the Central Railway (CR) were delayed for the second consecutive day, on Saturday. This time, the delay was caused by engine failure on a long-distance train. As a result, local train services between Badlapur and Ambernath railway stations were delayed for more than an hour.

  • Mega, jumbo block on WR, CR today

    Mumbai: A jumbo block and a mega block will be conducted on Sunday on the Western line, Central line and Harbour line on Sunday.

  • Mumbai: Restoration work of Mumbai’s CSMT, a Unesco heritage building, begins

    Mumbai: Artists skilled in stone carving have been roped in to restore the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai to its past glory, a Central Railway official said. The 130-year-old majestic building, a UNESCO recognised world heritage site, has been chosen among 10 places to be upgraded and restored under the government’s ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’.

  • Mega block on CR, WR today

    Mumbai : The Central Railways and Western Railways will conduct a mega block on their respective suburban sections to carry out maintenance work on Sunday.

  • Mumbai ensembles now on Unesco World Heritage Site Old and The Beautiful

    Mumbai : Mumbai’s iconic Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles has been described as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. This was announced at the Unesco world heritage committee meeting in Bahrain on Saturday. The Heritage enclave is situated in South Mumbai’s historic core of the Fort Precinct and Marine Drive Precinct.

  • Indian Railways: Lifeline Express, country’s first hospital train, halts at CSTM for public display

    MUMBAI: The Lifeline Express which has been running on the Indian Railways for the past 27 years has provided medical services to more than lakhs of passengers across the country. It is the world’s first state-of-the-art hospital train, which will be halted at Platform No 10 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) for public display today.

  • On This Day in History: June 1, 1930: The famous Deccan Queen Express is introduced

    On this day, June 1, in the year 1930, the Indian passenger train Deccan Queen (Deccan Queen Express) started its service between Mumbai and Pune. It was started as a weekend train during the British rule and was a medium for rich people of Bombay (now Mumbai) to attend horse racing at Pune race course. The train started its initial services from Kalyan to Pune on weekends but was soon converted to

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    Mumbai: CSMT’s heritage building will soon be illuminated with green energy

    Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Heritage Building will soon be illuminated with green energy. The full energy consumption of heritage building and other office buildings of various divisions of Central Railway will be from Green Energy. This is yet another green initiative by Central Railway after recently converting Neral-Matheran section, Asangaon and Mankhurd as fully green energy stations.

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    10 summer special trains will run between Mumbai, Varanasi

    Mumbai: The Central Railway will run 10 summer special trains on special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Varanasi to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer 2018. The operations of these weekly trains will start from April 24, 2018, and continue till May 23, 2018.

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    Mumbai: CR transplants 100 trees affected by city development project

    Mumbai: On the occasion of the World Heritage Day, the Central Railway (CR) decided to transplant the trees which were been cut for the infrastructure projects in the city. A senior railway official said more than 100 trees have been transplanted at the entrance of the P D’ Mello road of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT). During inaugurating the heritage gully, the Central Railway was keen to take such affected plants and

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    Mumbai: Battery-operated cars at CSMT for senior citizens, disabled persons

    Mumbai: In an order to provide hassle-free movement for the senior citizens, pregnant ladies and a disabled person, the central railway started two battery-operated cars at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on April 2. A senior railway official said the service has been launched keeping in mind long-distance passengers, especially for the disabled persons and senior citizens.

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    Mumbai: Central Railway puts on hold its plans of shifting its office

    The Central Railway has puts on hold its plans of shifting its office from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT). Earlier, Central Railways had plans of moving out its CSMT headquarters to P D’mello Road. “We are still scouting for space for shifting the office; in the first phase, we are restoring the heritage building, and gradually, as the work starts, our shifting shall begin,” CR General Manager DK Sharma told DNA.

  • Mumbai: Central Railway introduces OCR kiosks for quick printing of tickets

    Mumbai: Commuters who use a railway wallet to book a train ticket will now be able to get printouts of their tickets by directly scanning their ticket code through a new machine. This initiative has been taken by Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) for the convenience of commuters by reducing the time for purchasing a train ticket.

  • Mumbai: Central Railway to get new winter time-table for better functioning

    Mumbai: Due to dense fog on the Northeast and Southeast sections, the Central Railway has changed the timings of early morning suburban trains coming from Kasara and Karjat towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus from December 18. In order to counter the problem of fog, the CR has decided to advance the morning trains departure by 10-15 mins.