Passengers of Central Railway (CR) will soon be able to board the premium Rajdhani Express that connects CSMT to Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin station four days in a week against its present frequency of two days
After repeated requests from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the state urban development department (UDD) is now in the process of allowing the MMRDA to commercially exploit a plot in Turbhe Mandale, Mankhurd, which will house a Metro 2B depot.
If you have to wait for more than five minutes for a ticket at a suburban railway station on Western Railway (WR), you can complain about the same to authorities on 9004499990. A new initiative kick-started by WR aims at ensuring that every commuter gets a ticket within five minutes.
Passengers travelling in Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express can expect their travel time to be reduced by 15-20 minutes as Western Railway (WR) is all set to test the push-pull technology on this route. Trials will also be conducted in Mumbai-Delhi Duronto Express and Karnavati Express.
Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. In Delhi, petrol was sold for Rs 69.93 per litre, down from Rs 69.99 a litre on Saturday.
In the coming days commuters on Central Railway (CR) will not have to struggle to walk to one end of the platform looking for a foot-over bridge with an escalator. CR officials are all set to install 115 escalators in the entire zone. One hundred and six of these will be at suburban railway stations.
P Sebastian, the man who made Central Railways suburban network’s timetables for 24 years, is retiring
B Sebastian can rattle off several train timings in one breath. The 59-year-old isn’t your usual harried commuter waiting at the railway station for the arrival of his train. He is the chief controller of Central Railway’s (CR) suburban trains— the timekeeper of all local services. But as he nears the end of his service— he is retiring at the end of this month—his excitement is far from mellowed.
At least 25 kg of garbage is removed from the bio toilets attached to a single train when it pulls in for maintenance inside the coaching depots of Western Railway. With the travel season at its peak
A day after glitch in Air India’s passenger service system, railway travellers of the city faced the same problem on Sunday. Due to a technical glitch in the server, booking windows of Central, Western, Kokan and west central railway were off line from 11 am to 11. 45 am on Sunday.
After the temporary shutdown of Jet Airways, traffic on the Mumbai-Delhi railway route has gone up by 10 per cent. To cater to this extra load, the Western Railway has already started a special train between both cities, and is planning to start another one.