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Special trains to cut down travel time to far-off suburbs on Western Railway

Special trains to cut down travel time to far-off suburbs on Western Railway

Around 10 trains which were retrofitted to run on Alternating Current (AC) are proving to be a hurdle on WR. These trains which can only ...Read More

Point No. 102 derailed  harbour line on Sept 14

Point No. 102 derailed harbour line on Sept 14

Both the incidents took place at point number 102, which is a sharp curve from which the trains have to pass to enter the platform. 

Special team formed to keep a tab on pickpockets during Ganesh immersion

Special team formed to keep a tab on pickpockets during Ganesh immersion

Mumbai :  As the railway stations are expected to swell with devotees coming down in huge number for the immersion of the most iconic Gan...Read More

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End up with a deflated tyre if you park illegally near Virar stn

Mumbai : The Railway Protection Force (RPF) on Western Railway (WR) has proved that they have a sense of humour through what might be one...Read More

Soon, get purified water for Re 1 at CR, WR stations

Soon, get purified water for Re 1 at CR, WR stations

Mumbai : Commuters will now be able to have a glass of Reverse Osmosis (RO) purified water for Re 1 at suburban railway stations. The Rai...Read More

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NDA applicants tense as exam falls on day of Ganesh immersion

Mumbai : Scores of students who have applied to the National Defence Academy (NDA) are afraid whether they will be able to reach their ex...Read More

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Mumbai trains’ recovery on fateful day fastest in Indian history: Ex Rly manager

Mumbai : Nine years after seven blasts in first-class compartments ripped apart the lifeline of Mumbai, Vivek Sahai — the then Additional...Read More

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‘Sentencing the guilty shouldn’t take nine more years’

Mumbai : The Mumbai train blasts case needs to be fast-tracked, demanded Jaiprakash Pashuram Sawant, father of Parag Sawant who was decla...Read More

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No RTO record of murder vehicle

SHEENA BORA CASE: NOC for resale of silver Chevrolet Optra issued five months after murder, car never registered again

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CR seeks investment from private players

Cash-strapped Central Railway ready to offer advertising rights on its assets to investors

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CR likely to get second 15-coach train by Oct

Mumbai  : Central Railway (CR) is likely to introduce one more 15-coach train by October. The introduction of another three coaches is li...Read More

Wait for AC local trains till January

Wait for AC local trains till January

Mumbai : Mumbaikars will have no respite from October heat and will have to wait until January to board the country’s first air-condition...Read More

Why CST is such a visual marvel!

Why CST is such a visual marvel!

Mumbai : Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) building is an awe-inspiring structure, which leaves millions spell bound every single day wi...Read More

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Rail officials ask for removal of mobile ticketing surcharge

The chairman of the Railway Board was told during a meeting that giving discounts to commuters using mobile ticketing would increase its ...Read More

More security on Mumbai locals, RPF to deploy 600-strong force

More security on Mumbai locals, RPF to deploy 600-strong force

Two teams of four constables – each from Railway Protection Force will now guard trains departing late at night and early morning hours o...Read More

Mahalaxmi workshop to refurbish ill-fated broken Bhayandar train coach

Mahalaxmi workshop to refurbish ill-fated broken Bhayandar train coach

The entire refurbishment will cost Rs.50 lakh

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Central Railway commuters to get two new modes of ticketing

Mumbai : Commuters of Central Railway (CR) will have two new modes of ticketing at their disposal by August end. Centre for Railway Infor...Read More

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Can mobile jammers curb errant motormen?

Inquiry report recommends such equipment to  prevent distractions for motormen. If such is the case, women’s security could be compromised

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WR plans to make waiting rooms more comfortable

WR plans to make waiting rooms more comfortable

Mumbai : Taking a cue from the massive fans installed in one of the city’s malls, Western Railway (WR) is all set to install similar fans...Read More

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