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.
Daily commuters of the Deccan Queen can finally let out a sigh of relief as the Central Railway authorities have given in to their demand of plying the train from platform No.1 instead of platform No.5.
Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL or Mahavitaran) is set to charge consumers an extra Rs 150 per month to cover costs of power purchased from power exchange in September and October last year, when there was shortage in the state.
Western Railway plans to upgrade infrastructure at 14 of its busiest stations have been held up because of lack of permission from the BMC.