130kmph speed train for Mumbai Locals

The city’s hi-speed local trains that can achieve speeds of 130kmph are finally ready and will be in Mumbai in a month. A team of senior officials of the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation and the Maharashtra government would be visiting the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai on Wednesday to inspect the new wonder that is […]

WR to start 15 car trains from Virar to Churchgate

Western Railway to soon start 15 car train from Virar to Churchgate. This will increase the passenger carrying capacity by 20 to 25% Each 15 car train can carry about 6500 passengers in peak times. 47 more 9-car services convert into 12-car ones.  soon WR will  be left with just 14 nine-car trains. Concerns are […]

GM,WR Inspects Churchgate Station Reviews Progress

Shri R.N.Verma, GM, WR inspecting the Churchgate station along with Senior WR officials. Mumbai, December 31, 2010 Shri R.N. Verma, General Manager, Western Railway, inspected Churchgate station on Thursday and viewed the recently completed work of extension of cover shed on all platforms at an estimated cost of 5.47 crore. 44 night blocks were taken for this […]

12 Car Trains on Thane Vashi, Panvel Track

INTRODUCTION OF 14 ADDITIONAL SERVICES ON HARBOUR LINE & CONVERSION OF 46 SERVICES OF 9 CAR INTO 12 CAR ON TRANSHARBOUR LINE Central Railway has decided to introduce 14 additional services between Vadala Road and Panvel on Harbour Line & convert of 46 services of 9 car into 12 car on Trans Harbour Line with effect from […]
Neral Matheran New Time Table

Additional Weekend Service on Neral Matheran Section

Central Railway will introduce additional weekend service on the Neral Matheran Section with effect from 19-Dec-2010 to cater to the heavy rush on weekends on this section. Train No. 52009 (old 609)  and Train No. 52006 (old 606)  are the new pair of trains being introduced.

Crossing Railway Tracks is Punishable offence

Trespassing across railway tracks is punishable offence. under section of 147 of Indian Railways Act, trespassing across railway tracks is punishable offence with a penalty of imprisonment upto 6 months and or fine upto Rs. 1000. Cross only by using Foot Over Bridges/Subways.

Mumbai Western Railway to add 32 New services this month

Finally the people commuting on Western railway lines can get some respite from the maddening crowd while commuting during peak hours. WR will now, not only start converting 9 car trains to 12 rakes, but will also introduce 32 new services.This will relieve some congestion on the western tracks. Out of 32 new services that […]