Mumbai News | Nikita Niraj Arora | Saturday January 24, 2015
Beggars and hawkers in Mumbai's local trains have shelled out Rs 70 lakh in the form of fines in 2014. The Railway Police claims it has collected fines of up to Rs 1.89 crore in 2014, of which Rs 70 lakh came from beggars and hawkers.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Months after work on Mumbai's first air-conditioned local train began at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai, the Railway Board has decided to introduce 12 such AC trains for the city in the years to come.
Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Saturday January 3, 2015
Lakhs of passengers in Mumbai were affected on Friday as the city's Central Railway came to a grinding halt following widespread violence over the disruption in suburban train services in Thane. Angry commuters pelted stones at trains, damaging 10 ra...
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta (with inputs from agencies) | Friday January 2, 2015
Angry commuters poured onto the train tracks at the station at Diva, a Mumbai suburb, after trains began running late this morning during rush hour because of technical problems. Diva is one of the suburbs serviced by the Central Line.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday December 4, 2014
Officials from Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) presented some astounding facts about the suburban train system to the Railway Board members last week in a meeting. For instance, the total distance covered by all local trains on both WR ...
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Water logging due to heavy rains that continued to lash the city for a second consecutive day caused major traffic snarls and also disrupted the suburban train services.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday July 2, 2014
The Government Railway Police (GRP) has unleashed a special squad of women officers to tackle the problem of thefts and robberies in ladies' bogies on the suburban local trains. The squad, disguised as regular commuters, follow on-record criminals to...
Offbeat | Gitanjali Roy | Monday June 30, 2014
Nobody puts Mumbai in a corner. Maximum City is celebrated for its indomitable spirit, its resilience, its refusal to be knocked down no matter what. Do your worst, life.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday June 23, 2014
The Railways may have dropped a bomb on local train commuters but, fortunately, its timer won't go off till Wednesday, June 25.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 14, 2014
Local train services were hampered this evening in Dankuni and Amtala line on the Eastern Railway after overhead wires snapped in a storm, railway officials said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 24, 2014
A rail link connecting Kalyan station on Central line with Vashi on the harbour line is on the cards.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 23, 2014
The Bombay High Court today asked the Railway authorities to come out with a scheme to reserve seats for senior citizens in suburban trains as the existing facility was not sufficient to accommodate the elders.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Overcrowding, cancelled trains, complain users.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday January 29, 2014
In yet another glaring example of how the city's local trains bring out the worst in their commuters at peak hours, a 73-year-old woman had to undergo a total hip replacement surgery after she was pushed out of a second class compartment at Andheri s...
Blog | Tejas Mehta | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Tejas Mehta, NDTV Mumbai's Bureau chief, writes on the the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 7, 2013
The Western Railway has banned illegal advertisements carrying messages of tantriks, black magicians and occultists inside the coaches of suburban trains, an official said today.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday September 16, 2013
With rising incidences of crimes on long-distance trains, you would expect security to be beefed up. Sadly, most trains, both on Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR), are travelling without security staff from the Railway Protection Force (R...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 6, 2013
Angry passengers today blocked railway tracks at Sonarpur station of Eastern Railway demanding more local trains to the Sealdah station in capital Kolkata.
Mumbai News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday July 23, 2013
Local trains are running at least 20 minutes late in Mumbai today and the Met department has warned of very heavy rain for the next 72 hours.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday June 4, 2013
The installation of closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) in all local trains is still a long way off. A month ago, Western Railway installed CCTV cameras in the ladies coach of a train on trial basis. The cameras were fitted inside one of the lad...
Purnima Ranawat | Tuesday April 2, 2013
Mumbai local trains play an important role in Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi-starrer Ghanchakkar, so the makers have decided to promote the film in local trains
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday February 11, 2013
While Mumbaikars continue their tussle with time to shave even a few precious seconds off their daily commute, the city's fastest local and perhaps the country's is rusting in a yard and playing home to junkies and drunkards, other than doubling as a...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 31, 2013
Four persons, including two children, were run over by suburban trains in the district in two separate mishaps, railway police said on Thursday.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday January 10, 2013
The across-the-board fare hike announced by the railway ministry has come after a decade of populist inertia. But for suburban train travellers here, the increase that becomes operational from January 21 is coming too soon. That's because local train...