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 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.
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 ...
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...
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.
Elections News | Edited by Swati Gupta (With input from IANS) | Tuesday March 11, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal, the chief of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will begin his campaign in Maharashtra with public transport commutes that are likely to deliver an array of photo-ops.
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...
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 | Anurag Dwary | Wednesday September 11, 2013
When a 23-year-old nurse accidentally encountered the man accused of trying to rape and murder her on a local train in Mumbai, she could not contain her rage.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday September 11, 2013
People often come to Mumbai to fulfil their dreams. But for the Golapkar family, the city has turned into their worst nightmare. For the daughter of 43-year-old Aarti Golapkar, who succumbed to head injuries after falling off a train while she tried ...
Mumbai News | Edited by Diana George | Wednesday August 28, 2013
In another blow to Mumbai's reputation as a city safe for women, a 27-year-old was allegedly molested in the first class compartment of a local train on Tuesday night.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 26, 2013
Railway Police today claimed to have arrested the suspect, who allegedly attacked and robbed an American woman inside a moving suburban train at Charni Road station in South Mumbai a week ago.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday August 23, 2013
It has been five days since 24-year-old American Michelle Dollmark was attacked in a Borivli-bound local train.