For the first time in five years, Central Railway will induct 13 brand new local trains in Mumbai. The first of these already reached Mumbai from Chennai’s Integral Coach Factory of Indian Railways on Monday. Most likely, the new trains will ply on Harbour line.
All 72 trains procured in last five years under the second phase of Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP-II) were given to Western Railway, according to a report in Hindustan Times.
Commuters on the Harbour line travel on old dual current (AC-DC) locals which are suffocating as they have very poor illumination and ventilation. Read More…
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