Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal will on Friday flag off the new services on the Mumbai local train routes. Starting today, Mumbai local will get 100 new train services on all lines. Out of the 100 services, 32 will be introduced on Western Railway while 68 services will be introduced on Central Railway.
With the 100 additional services, the total suburban services in Mumbai of Western Railway and Central Railway together will go up from the existing 2,983 to 3,083 suburban services.
On the Western line, 17 services will be introduced from October 1 in ‘up’ direction (Virar to Andheri and Borivali to Churchgate) while 15 services will be introduced in ‘down’ direction (Andheri to Virar). Western Railway currently runs 1,323 sub-urban services. After the 32 new services, the total sub-urban services on Western Railway will reach 1,355. Read More…
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