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  • 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.

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    Mumbai: Employees face problems due to tragedies happened on Tuesday

    Mumbai: While some organisations allowed their employees who travel on Western Line (Virar to Churchgate) to work from home, there were others who issued a diktat to come to office. The others who were forced to resume work, had to take alternate options to reach their offices.

  • Mumbai: Trains on Western line are plying late

    People travelling from Mumbai locals on western line might have some problem because trains are plying late. According to tweet by DRM WR Mumbai Central which says “Due to technical failure all down local fast and slow trains running late by 10 to 15 minutes. Inconvenience caused to passenger is regretted. @WesternRly @Srdcmbct12 @ACMBCT2.”

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    Mumbai: Incessant rains delay trains on all rail lines

    Mumbai: The continuous rainfall also delayed the local train services on the central line on Tuesday. The local trains were delayed by at least 20 minutes on all three railway tracks. “During the morning peak hours, the local trains were delayed by 20 minutes and two local trains were cancelled in the morning. There was no waterlogging reported on the railway tracks despite continuous rainfall,” said a central railway official.

  • Mumbai: Soon, multi-purpose stalls on Railway’s Western line platforms

    Mumbai: Western Railways plans to relocate the stalls on the platforms and construct a single stall which will sell multiple items including eatables, drinking water and newspapers. This move is part of crowd control and management after the horrific stampede at Elphinstone Road station on September 29.

  • Rail stations major source of noise pollution: Study

    Mumbai : Honking local trains and announcements at railway stations are major sources of noise pollution in the city, revealed a study by a non-profit organization.

  • Mumbai: 2 trains with passenger amenities flagged off

    Mumbai: The Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu, flagged off two new modernized long distance trains – Antyodaya Express and Humsafar Express – with several passenger amenities on Western line on Sunday. The Antyodaya Express train is a fully unreserved train. This train would run between Bandra Terminus and Gorakhpur station in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Mumbai: Latest technology for tracking trains adopted by Western Railway

    Mumbai: Commuters travelling on western line have been getting the real-time location of the local train through a ‘Train Management System’ (TMS). This system is based on the latest technology of ‘digital light processing projector’ and has been tracking the movement of more than 1,000 trains on this route.

  • Mumbai: Goods train derailment hits western line services

    Mumbai: Local train services on the western line were not restored even three hours after the derailment of a goods train on Tuesday evening. This put commuters on the western line in a spot, as it was the peak time for office goers heading back home.

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    Mumbai: Western Railway to fix emergency panic buttons for women

    “The panic button mechanism is a good idea. However, there needs to be proper monitoring to ensure commuters do not misuse it. It had caused the trains to stop on the Central line. I hope the authorities keep this in mind before it is kept open for public use.”

  • Bombay HC directs railways to consider Churchgate to Central line

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed both the central and western railway authorities to consider introducing a railway line from Churchgate to Central suburbs like Thane, Dombivli and Ambernath. The court has also called upon the Municipal Commissioner and Commissioner of Police along with other railway authorities to discuss and find probable solutions to the problems faced by commuters.

  • Restoration work goes on, over 100 services cancelled

    Mumbai :  The delay in the restoration process of the derailed coaches between Vile Parle and Andheri railway station on the Western line resulted into cancellation of over 100 services on Wednesday, causing inconvenience to thousands of commuters.

  • LIFELINE IN DISTRESS

    Mumbai :  At least six commuters, including a woman, were injured and Mumbai’s lifeline – the suburban train services – were badly hit when seven coaches of a train derailed between Vile Parle and Andheri here on Tuesday, officials said.

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    Suburban train rams into dead end at Churchgate; woman hurt

    Mumbai: A local train today rammed into the dead end at Churchgate railway station here, leaving a woman seriously injured and disrupting suburban train services on the Western line. The fast train coming from Bhayander rammed into the dead end on platform no.3 of Churchgate station at around 11.25 AM when the motorman could not stop the local. As a result, the first coach of the train jumped onto the south-end concourse of the platform and was seen lying in a tilted

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