The Mumbai AC local will not run on weekends and kept free for maintenance purposes.
After a long wait of almost a decade, Mumbai's first AC local
is finally here. Starting today, passengers can board the AC coach from Churchgate to reach Borivali, and from next year onwards, from Churchgate to Virar. The service, which was today rolled out on a trial basis, will be fully operational from January 1. The trains, however, will not run on weekends for maintenance purposes. Here are the train timings and fare structure:Schedule of the AC local (fast trains) till December 29:
Borivali to Churchgate: 10.20 - 11.10
Borivali to Churchgate: 12.24 - 13.13
Borivali to Churchgate: 14.11 - 15.11
Churchgate to Borivali: 9.30 - 10.17
Churchgate to Borivali: 11.15 - 12.02
Churchgate to Borivali: 13.16 - 13.57Schedule of the AC local trains from January 1:
Borivali to Churchgate: 7.54 - 8.50
Virar to Churchgate: 10.22 - 11.46
Virar to Churchgate: 13.18 - 14.44
Virar to Churchgate: 16.22 - 17.42
Borivali to Churchgate: 18.55 - 19.44
Virar to Churchgate: 21.24 - 22.48
Mahalaxmi to Borivali: 6.58 - 7.50
Churchgate to Virar: 8.54 - 10.13
Churchgate to Virar: 11.50 - 13.05
Churchgate to Virar: 14.55 - 16.12
Churchgate to Borivali: 17.49 - 18.41
Churchgate to Virar: 19.49 - 21.15Fare structure:
The ticket price for a single journey on the AC train will be 1.3 times that of the same journey in First Class. For the first six months, however, it has been fixed for 1.2 times that of First Class fare.
The ticket price for a single journey starts at:
Rs 60 from Churchgate to Mumbai Central
Rs 85 from Churchgate to Bandra
Rs 125 from Churchgate to Andheri
Rs 165 from Churchgate to Borivali
Rs 205 from Churchgate to Virar
A weekly pass will cost anything between Rs. 285 till Mahalaxmi and Rs. 945 till Andheri going all the way up to Rs. 1,070 till Virar. The fortnightly season ticket starts at Rs. 430 going up to Rs. 1,555 till Virar.
The monthly pass will cost between Rs. 570 and Rs. 820 (till Bandra) to Rs. 1,240 (till Andheri) to Rs.1,640 (till Borivali), and Rs. 2,040 till Virar.