Central Railway (CR) is hopeful to start conducting trial runs of EMU rakes on Mumbai-Pune and Mumbai-Nashik routes from next month, officials said Tuesday.
The trials will be conducted to gauge the feasibility to operate these rakes as full-fledged local trains on these two sections which include steep gradients, they said.
While the demand has been made to extend suburban trains to Pune and Nashik, located within 200 kms from Mumbai, officials have listed various challenges involved in achieving this goal. Read More
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