Mumbai Flash Mob

CST flash mob dance of 200 people

  It happened a year ago at a grocery store in London, probably in the juice aisle but she can’t be sure. Six shoppers, with determined looks and to-do lists, broke into song and dance. Just like that. It was only later when she went to her dorm room (at School of Oriental and African […]

Illegal Advertisements and Stickers Attract Law

  Illegal Advertisements and Stickers attract nothing but the Law. Under Section 166 of Railways Act, it is punishable offence to display illegal advertisements and stickers in train. It not only makes railway coaches look unclean but also defiles your image in the minds of the public. Western Railway.
Paan Shop

local train tickets may chug into groceries, paan shops

If things go according to the plans of the Western Railway (WR), standing in a long queue outside a railway counter to buy tickets will be a thing of the past. The WR is planning to appoint special agents—Jan Sadharan Ticket Booking Sewaks (JSTBS)—to sell local train tickets and renew passes by paying only a […]

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.