The construction work of the new 12-metre long foot over bridge (FOB) at Parel station will be completed by March 31, informed the Central Railway.
The Central Railway has announced two new railway stations between Kasara and Kalyan — Umbarmali and Thansit.
Central Railway (CR) authorities have decided to stop charging Re 1 from commuters for using the urinals installed at CR stations, a practice which began in 2016.
The Central Railways (CR) is planning to go green, by making more of its stations operate on 100 percent renewable energy. Matunga, Ambernath, Badlapur, Chembur and Mankhurd are up next, after Asangaon station in Thane became the first environment-friendly station on the central network by working only on solar and wind energy. This would decrease the use of and dependence on fossil fuels for energy.
In a bid to attract more commuters into buying tickets using mobile phones, the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has begun sticking QR codes at stations, starting from CSMT.
To clear the extra rush of long-distance passengers during the summer season, the Central Railway (CR) will run 452 summer special trains, a statement said.
The next two weekends starting this Republic Day, plan your train travel well as it will see major work on both Central and Western Railways.
This Republic Day, the Central Railway (CR) will go green. A good 52 railway stations on the suburban section will have LED lights fitted on its premises, including stations, platforms, buildings and offices there.
Some 166 illegal religious structures built on the premises of the Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai will be demolished after Mumbai High Court gave its nod.
The Railways and Indian Army will carry out vital work on the foot-overbridge (FOB) at Elphinstone Road-Parel station between January 26 to 28. However, the mega block will be during night hours so the chances of peak hour trains getting affected remain low.