The new train from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited will be checked up and introduced in June as the first one goes for long due maintenance. The one with underslung electric motors to create more passenger space is still undergoing trial and its introduction is likely to be pushed around December 2019.
Commuters’ dream of a faster commute between Mumbai and Pune is set to become a reality with the Central Railway’s successful trial of the Mumbai-Pune Intercity Express on Friday. It will reduce the travel time between the two cities to two hours and 35 minutes thanks to locomotives attached on either end of the train.
The western Railway’s attempt at nabbing more ticketless travellers has turned into a nightmare for some of its employees. A 56-year-old ticket collector earlier this month wrote to the railways complaining of his deteriorating health owing to the rise in daily fine targets.
A poineering innovation in the quest for renewable energy will soon lose a landmark first made in Mumbai.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal accompanied by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will personally visit the Ulwe node of Navi Mumbai at Kharkopar station on Sunday to flag off a local train to Kharkopar, some new suburban station
Shortage of rail lines has forced railway works to stop in their tracks. Both Central and Western Railway have a number of projects slated for completion by March 2019, but they might not meet this target if they don’t get an adequate
To give airlines a run for their money, the Indian Railways plans to lure more passengers by revoking the Flexi-fare scheme in some trains and offering discounts to others.
The Railway Ministry on Monday released the third party survey report on station cleanliness conducted by Quality Council of India (QCI). Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was present to grace the event.
A day after railway employees protested the decision to convert the UNESCO-listed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) into a rail museum, the Railways went a step ahead and invited architects and consultants to present designs for the proposed museum.
Mumbai’s harbour line was India’s first electric railway and it completes 93 years on Saturday with the Central Railway deciding on Friday that the new Bombardier-class trains would soon be introduced on the harbour line too.