24 Hours on-board Mumbai's locals (Aired: July 2003)
May 26, 2013
Why this Professor begs on Mumbai trains
Dec 15, 2012
मुंबई : खाली चलीं लोकल ट्रेनें
Nov 18, 2012
Mumbai rained in: Trains, flights delayed
Sep 3, 2012
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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...
Indo-Asian News Service | 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
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Tuesday January 1, 2013
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...
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta, edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday December 15, 2012
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...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday November 14, 2012
In order to avoid confusion and prevent people from getting lost, the railways are now planning to re-introduce route maps in local trains.
Cities | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday November 7, 2012
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.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday October 24, 2012
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.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 30, 2012
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.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday September 3, 2012
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.
India | NDTV.com | Monday July 30, 2012
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...
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Monday September 17, 2012
One person died and 15 others were injured, four of them seriously, after two coaches of the Kasara Mumbai local train were hit by the Mumbai-Gondia Vidarbha Express which was travelling in the opposite direction. The accident happened at 9:30 pm on ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 17, 2012
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday approved the Rs 10,300 crore Ludhiana Metro project which will be completed in five years.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Monday July 16, 2012
Much of India is outraged by the acts of a mob that molested a teenage girl on a Guwahati street on July 10. What is a greater outrage is the fact that such episodes keep repeating themselves regularly all over the country. While the depravity of the...