Mumbai: WR to introduce 8 more AC local trains from June 20; check timetable here

From June 20, the number of AC services will be increased from 32 to 40 which will run from Monday to Friday.

Kamal MishraUpdated: Friday, June 17, 2022, 02:25 PM IST
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Western Railway Mumbai AC local | Photo: Representative Image

Looking at the popularity and growing demand by commuters, Western Railway has decided to increase the number of AC local services over Mumbai Suburban section with effect from June 20, 2022.

With the introduction of 8 new AC services, the total number of AC services will now increase from 32 to 40 on Western Railway.

According to Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, with the reduction of fares for AC local journey tickets from May 5, 2022, there has been a substantial rise in the number of commuters travelling by AC locals.

Recently, WR introduced 12 more AC local services from May 16, 2022. Looking into the demand and the popularity of AC locals, WR will be introducing 8 more AC local services from June 20, 2022 for the comfort and convenience of the commuters. It is pertinent to mention that these 8 services will run from Monday to Friday only. On Saturdays and Sundays 32 AC services will be available and the remaining 8 services will run with non AC rakes.

Thakur further stated that, out of the additional 8 services being introduced, 4 services each are in Up and Down directions. In the Up direction, there is one service each between Virar – Churchgate, Virar - Dadar, Vasai – Churchgate and Malad - Churchgate. Similarly, in the DOWN direction, there is one service each between Dadar - Virar, Churchgate - Virar, Churchgate – Vasai and Churchgate – Malad.

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