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  • Central Railways cracks whip on canteens with LPGs

    Following a series of fire incidents at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), a rattled Central Railway (CR) has finally begun a drive to remove cooking gas cylinders from its premises. On Tuesday, it seized eight cylinders from three station canteens for operating them despite the availability of viable options.Last week, DNA had highlighted how...

  • Traffic jam on rail lines from today

    Beginning today, there will be a bit of traffic jam on railway lines for the next two months. No train will ply on the north-east (Kasara-Kalyan) section between 3:25pm and 5:20pm for the next two months, except on Tuesdays and Saturdays.The north-east rail section is one of the two crucial railway entry points to Mumbai. It connects Mumbai to Nash...

  • Swanky Andheri station costing Rs 4.41 cr opened to public

    Lakhs of rail commuters in Andheri have reasons to cheer. The Rs 4.41 crore swanky Andheri station building was formally opened to the public on Monday."The new state-of-the-art station building has ground plus two floor structure and will ease commuters' movement on the crowded east side. The aesthetics of the building and interiors are attractive...

  • Another fire at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai

    Barely two weeks after a fire broke out at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, another one erupted on Friday evening, this time in the disaster management office.Fire brigade officials complained that they had difficulties in negotiating their vehicles to the spot as there were a lot of barricades and structures hindering the operation. Surprisingly,...

  • Now, trains to get unique identity numbers from December 20

    The Railways will begin to give five-digit numbers in place of the existing four-digit ones for outstation and main-line electric multiple units from December 20. Suburban trains will get the numbers subsequently. The numbers of the existing express trains will largely remain unchanged. However, they will be prefixed with the digit '1'. Passenger t...

  • Alert motormen save drunk man who strayed on to railway tracks

    Two alert motormen saved the life of a drunk man who had strayed onto the tracks by bringing their respective trains to a screeching halt, inches away from running over him at Masjid Bunder station. The man, who probably did not realise the magnitude of his adventure, escaped miraculously without a scratch.He had jumped down from platform number tw...

  • Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji museum gets its first museuo-bus

    Have you heard of a museuo-bus? The city's prominent museum, Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sangrahalaya, is set to become the first museum in Mumbai to introduce the concept of a museuo-bus, a museum display on the wheels."The museum right now going through a major upgrade and is set to become more visitor friendly. The museuo-bus is one of the wow-fac...

  • BEST's biodiesel experiment fails due to fuel unavailability

    The green experiment on the city's public transport has failed. The BEST Undertaking that had embarked on an ambitious plan to run their buses on biodiesel has received a lukewarm response from suppliers. The undertaking has for the time being abandoned plans till a viable option is found. A few years ago BEST decided to buy bio-diesel in bulk and ...

  • Panaji: A new train on the Konkan Railways

    The Ministry of Railways on Saturday introduced a train connecting Pune, Navi Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore and Ernakulam via Konkan Railway.The new Ernakulam-Pune super-fast bi-weekly express train will leave Pune at 6.45pm on Wednesdays and Sundays, reach Panvel at 9.20 pm and reach Ernakulam next day at 7 pm. The return train will run on Fridays and Tu...

  • 19th century water fountain in Parel lies neglected

    As mills are being razed to build malls and old stone chawls are replacing towers changing the landscape of the city, a few old historic relics that missed out from the heritage list lie neglected and are on the verge of extinction.An old late 19th century pyau (water fountain) opposite the legendary Bharatmata theatre in the heart of the city at P...

  • Mumbai: Marine Lines fast track may shut to run 15-car train

    The Western Railway may have to shut Marine Lines station on the fast corridor to make it feasible to run 15-car trains from Churchgate fast platforms as announced on Thursday.The Railways will also need to acquire land from a playground and footpath and enhance its power supply to make this a reality.The Railways announced at a press conference re...

  • Mumbai: 26/11 heroes to relive horror night before Obama

    Mumbai: 26/11 heroes to relive horror night before Obama

    Two heroes from Mumbai CST station who bravely fought the 26/11 terrorists and drove them out of the rail terminus will get an audience with US president Barack Obama on his visit to the city.Sources said Railway Protection Force constable Jhullu Yadav who flung a chair at the two terrorists and made an attempt to open fire at them during the 26/11...

  • Mumbai: Auto enthusiasts await Barack Mobile C1

    Mumbai: Auto enthusiasts await Barack Mobile C1

    Automobile enthusiasts in the city are awaiting the Barack Mobile C1, the "ultimate vehicle on the planet" that is likely to accompany US president Barack Obama, on his two-day visit to Mumbai."It is a rare chance to see the vehicle for real," said Ankit Kumar, a vintage automobile enthusiast. Touted as the biggest visit to any country, the Cadilla...

  • Churchgate to remain shut at night

    Churchgate station will remain partially shut for 44 days during nights and early mornings as the railways have taken up work on building a roof on the extended station platform. For that period, Marine Lines will be the night rail terminus on Western Railway (WR).The work will continue from October 28 to December 23. The renovated station, seeing ...

  • Railways wants your opinion on seating pattern in locals

    The Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC), the railway think-tank on suburban network that ferries seven million commuters, said they would invite commuter suggestions on the issue. The longitudinal arrangement will help ferry at least 20 per cent more standees than the existing capacity and increase the overall capacity. "But we will need to ask...

'Rajendra Aklekar Dna' - 24 News Result(s)

  • Central Railways cracks whip on canteens with LPGs

    Following a series of fire incidents at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), a rattled Central Railway (CR) has finally begun a drive to remove cooking gas cylinders from its premises. On Tuesday, it seized eight cylinders from three station canteens for operating them despite the availability of viable options.Last week, DNA had highlighted how...

  • Traffic jam on rail lines from today

    Beginning today, there will be a bit of traffic jam on railway lines for the next two months. No train will ply on the north-east (Kasara-Kalyan) section between 3:25pm and 5:20pm for the next two months, except on Tuesdays and Saturdays.The north-east rail section is one of the two crucial railway entry points to Mumbai. It connects Mumbai to Nash...

  • Swanky Andheri station costing Rs 4.41 cr opened to public

    Lakhs of rail commuters in Andheri have reasons to cheer. The Rs 4.41 crore swanky Andheri station building was formally opened to the public on Monday."The new state-of-the-art station building has ground plus two floor structure and will ease commuters' movement on the crowded east side. The aesthetics of the building and interiors are attractive...

  • Another fire at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai

    Barely two weeks after a fire broke out at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, another one erupted on Friday evening, this time in the disaster management office.Fire brigade officials complained that they had difficulties in negotiating their vehicles to the spot as there were a lot of barricades and structures hindering the operation. Surprisingly,...

  • Now, trains to get unique identity numbers from December 20

    The Railways will begin to give five-digit numbers in place of the existing four-digit ones for outstation and main-line electric multiple units from December 20. Suburban trains will get the numbers subsequently. The numbers of the existing express trains will largely remain unchanged. However, they will be prefixed with the digit '1'. Passenger t...

  • Alert motormen save drunk man who strayed on to railway tracks

    Two alert motormen saved the life of a drunk man who had strayed onto the tracks by bringing their respective trains to a screeching halt, inches away from running over him at Masjid Bunder station. The man, who probably did not realise the magnitude of his adventure, escaped miraculously without a scratch.He had jumped down from platform number tw...

  • Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji museum gets its first museuo-bus

    Have you heard of a museuo-bus? The city's prominent museum, Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sangrahalaya, is set to become the first museum in Mumbai to introduce the concept of a museuo-bus, a museum display on the wheels."The museum right now going through a major upgrade and is set to become more visitor friendly. The museuo-bus is one of the wow-fac...

  • BEST's biodiesel experiment fails due to fuel unavailability

    The green experiment on the city's public transport has failed. The BEST Undertaking that had embarked on an ambitious plan to run their buses on biodiesel has received a lukewarm response from suppliers. The undertaking has for the time being abandoned plans till a viable option is found. A few years ago BEST decided to buy bio-diesel in bulk and ...

  • Panaji: A new train on the Konkan Railways

    The Ministry of Railways on Saturday introduced a train connecting Pune, Navi Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore and Ernakulam via Konkan Railway.The new Ernakulam-Pune super-fast bi-weekly express train will leave Pune at 6.45pm on Wednesdays and Sundays, reach Panvel at 9.20 pm and reach Ernakulam next day at 7 pm. The return train will run on Fridays and Tu...

  • 19th century water fountain in Parel lies neglected

    As mills are being razed to build malls and old stone chawls are replacing towers changing the landscape of the city, a few old historic relics that missed out from the heritage list lie neglected and are on the verge of extinction.An old late 19th century pyau (water fountain) opposite the legendary Bharatmata theatre in the heart of the city at P...

  • Mumbai: Marine Lines fast track may shut to run 15-car train

    The Western Railway may have to shut Marine Lines station on the fast corridor to make it feasible to run 15-car trains from Churchgate fast platforms as announced on Thursday.The Railways will also need to acquire land from a playground and footpath and enhance its power supply to make this a reality.The Railways announced at a press conference re...

  • Mumbai: 26/11 heroes to relive horror night before Obama

    Mumbai: 26/11 heroes to relive horror night before Obama

    Two heroes from Mumbai CST station who bravely fought the 26/11 terrorists and drove them out of the rail terminus will get an audience with US president Barack Obama on his visit to the city.Sources said Railway Protection Force constable Jhullu Yadav who flung a chair at the two terrorists and made an attempt to open fire at them during the 26/11...

  • Mumbai: Auto enthusiasts await Barack Mobile C1

    Mumbai: Auto enthusiasts await Barack Mobile C1

    Automobile enthusiasts in the city are awaiting the Barack Mobile C1, the "ultimate vehicle on the planet" that is likely to accompany US president Barack Obama, on his two-day visit to Mumbai."It is a rare chance to see the vehicle for real," said Ankit Kumar, a vintage automobile enthusiast. Touted as the biggest visit to any country, the Cadilla...

  • Churchgate to remain shut at night

    Churchgate station will remain partially shut for 44 days during nights and early mornings as the railways have taken up work on building a roof on the extended station platform. For that period, Marine Lines will be the night rail terminus on Western Railway (WR).The work will continue from October 28 to December 23. The renovated station, seeing ...

  • Railways wants your opinion on seating pattern in locals

    The Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC), the railway think-tank on suburban network that ferries seven million commuters, said they would invite commuter suggestions on the issue. The longitudinal arrangement will help ferry at least 20 per cent more standees than the existing capacity and increase the overall capacity. "But we will need to ask...

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