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  • Mumbai monorail has gone the 'local train' way: Commuters

    Mumbai monorail has gone the 'local train' way: Commuters

    Overcrowding, cancelled trains, complain users.

  • Flung out of train by co-passengers, 73-yr-old requires hip replacement

    Flung out of train by co-passengers, 73-yr-old requires hip replacement

    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: T2 is brilliant, but what about Mumbai's local trains?

    Blog: T2 is brilliant, but what about Mumbai's local trains?

    Tejas Mehta, NDTV Mumbai's Bureau chief, writes on the the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai

  • Black magic ads banned in Mumbai suburban trains

    Black magic ads banned in Mumbai suburban trains

    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.

  • No security in half the trains to and from Mumbai

    No security in half the trains to and from Mumbai

    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...

  • Passengers block railway tracks in West Bengal

    Angry passengers today blocked railway tracks at Sonarpur station of Eastern Railway demanding more local trains to the Sealdah station in capital Kolkata.

  • Trains, planes in Mumbai running late on account of rain

    Trains, planes in Mumbai running late on account of rain

    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.

  • CCTV cameras in Mumbai trains cost 31 lakhs but offer shaky visuals

    CCTV cameras in Mumbai trains cost 31 lakhs but offer shaky visuals

    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...

  • Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi to promote Ghanchakkar in local trains

    Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi to promote Ghanchakkar in local trains

    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's fastest local train gathering dust at rail yard

    Mumbai's fastest local train gathering dust at rail yard

    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...

  • Four persons run over by local train in Thane

    Four persons run over by local train in Thane

    Four persons, including two children, were run over by suburban trains in the district in two separate mishaps, railway police said on Thursday.

  • Second fare hike in three weeks for suburban trains

    Second fare hike in three weeks for suburban trains

    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...

  • In danger on board a Mumbai local train? Just push the button

    In danger on board a Mumbai local train? Just push the button

    Help may soon be just a click of a button away for women travelling in ladies compartments on Central Railway (CR). The authorities have decided to equip the coaches reserved for women in all its trains with an emergency button. Other than that, ever...

  • Why this Professor begs on Mumbai trains

    Why this Professor begs on Mumbai trains

    52-year-old Professor Sandeep Desai is a familiar face on Mumbai's local trains. He goes around begging on the crowded local trains to raise funds for running English medium schools for underprivileged children in rural Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Des...

  • 23 lakh to add correct route maps in Mumbai local trains

    23 lakh to add correct route maps in Mumbai local trains

    In order to avoid confusion and prevent people from getting lost, the railways are now planning to re-introduce route maps in local trains.

  • Local trains in Mumbai hit during rush hour

    Local train services on Mumbai's Central line that connects Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) to the city's eastern suburb Thane have been disrupted due to a snag in the overhead electrification system.

  • After 8 pm, police escort in only one ladies coach in Mumbai trains

    After 8 pm, police escort in only one ladies coach in Mumbai trains

    If it is after 8 pm and you are a female commuter worried about your safety in a local train, then the Government Railway Police (GRP) say you had better make a run for it to get into the first compartment towards the Churchgate or CST side.

  • Railways cancels several trains ahead of Telangana March

    Railways cancels several trains ahead of Telangana March

    In a move which angered Telangana activists, the railways have cancelled over 40 trains and all local and suburban train services in Hyderabad ahead of Sunday's Telangana March.

  • Mumbai rained in: Trains, flights delayed; landslide in Chembur

    Mumbai rained in: Trains, flights delayed; landslide in Chembur

    Mumbai has been hit by the heaviest rain of the season today, throwing rail, road and air traffic out of gear. Local trains are running late, and all flights have also been delayed by 15 to 20 minutes.

  • List of trains affected by power failure in north India

    List of trains affected by power failure in north India

    Train services were disrupted in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh due to collapse of the northern grid this morning, leaving a large number of passengers stranded. According to reports, 200 passenger train services have been hit by the power failure. W...

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