Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 11, 2015
Sixty special trains will become operational during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival to clear the extra rush of passengers, the bookings for which will begin from tomorrow, railway officials said today.
Mumbai News | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Students from Mumbai's Wilson College have adopted a railway station to do their bit for the national mission for cleanliness.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday July 7, 2015
One of the survivors of the 2006 Mumbai train blasts, Parag Sawant died at a Mumbai hospital this morning. He was then 26 years old then, was injured in the 7/11 serial blasts on Mumbai's local trains and had been in coma for the past 9 years.
Mumbai News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday June 29, 2015
An inquiry has been ordered into the "freak accident at Churchgate" on Sunday where a local Mumbai train crashed into a platform, leaving five people injured, said Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday June 29, 2015
"Meri aankhon ke saamne maut dekha," a shaken L Tiwari told Western Railway officials yesterday, describing the moments when he realised that the train he was piloting was running out of track, hurtling, at high speed, towards platform no 3 of Churchgate station.
Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Sunday June 28, 2015
A local train crashed into the dead end at Platform Number 3 of Mumbai's Churchgate Station this morning, causing part of the train to climb over the platform. Five people suffered minor injuries in the incident.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday June 20, 2015
After 15 days' worth of rain on Friday left Mumbai battered and struggling to cope, the city is slowly returning to normalcy today. With just a light drizzle this morning, water has started to recede from the roads, and many people can be seen on the streets. Train services, which were badly hit due to waterlogging yesterday, have resumed.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 20, 2015
Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp proved a boon today for several stranded commuters, helping them get real-time traffic and train updates, and instant car-pooling offers to reach their destinations in the wake of torrential rains in the city.
Mumbai News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; edited by Mala Das | Saturday June 20, 2015
Thousands were stranded across Mumbai as heavy rain, which has pounded the city since Thursday night, severely affecting train services and unleashing massive traffic jams. The Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the city's civic agency, ordered all schools to be shut and issued an alert, advising residents to step out only if necessary.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday March 19, 2015
When a druggie molested her on a crowded Kandivli station platform, college student Pradnya Mandhare decided not to let it go, and dragged him all by herself to the GRP chowkie, while a crowd of 50 just stood and stared.
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 rakes and injuring one motorman.
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today traveled by a suburban train in Mumbai and interacted with fellow commuters.
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 and CR is almost thrice the circumference of the earth.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday August 21, 2014
While the year is far from over, the Mumbai railway division has already clocked 2,143 deaths and 1,938 injuries on its train tracks between January and mid-August, casting a shadow on all of the government Railway Police's (GRP) efforts to curb such accidents.
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 | 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.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday May 19, 2014
With the Metro and Monorail about to kick off, hopefully, a fresh era of cool travel for Mumbaikars, the bumbling local with its oftbroken fans seems to be chugging to catch up.
Cities | Saurabh Gupta | Friday March 21, 2014
A local train on Mumbai's suburban network derailed this afternoon near Titwala in Thane district, leaving one dead, and nine injured.
Elections News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; edited by Mala Das | Friday March 14, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal's visit to Mumbai, which included an auto ride and a journey on a local train, has left the Shiv Sena seething.
Elections News | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal's train ride in Mumbai led to chaos at the city's busy Churchgate station, where people jostled each other and metal detectors fell in the crush of passengers and media teams.
Elections News | Tejas Mehta | Wednesday March 12, 2014
After his Metro ride in Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party's national president Arvind Kejriwal is all set to take a local train in Mumbai to kick start his three-day Maharashtra tour.