Central Railways has arranged eight special trains from Dombivali and Thane railway stations in Mumbai in order to clear the rush during peak hours amidst incessant rainfall on Wednesday.
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.
Mumbai: To avoid disruption of train services in monsoon, WR and CR to raise track height in flood-prone areas
In the monsoon season, Mumbai, every year, faces flooding problem due to which train services get disrupted. So, in order to avoid disruption of train services, the Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) will raise track height in flood-prone areas.
The Railways is planning to install blue-coloured indicators on the doors of the Mumbai local in a order to prevent accidents, that usually occur when commuters board or de-board a train.
Energy conservation has become the Indian Railways’ ‘Mission Area’ in recent times, and as part of its efforts, three stations belonging to the Mumbai division of the Central Railways have adopted energy conservation techniques.
Local trains between Mumbai, Nashik and Pune are soon to turn into a reality as trail run is scheduled to begin on this corridor in January.
The Masjid foot over-bridge (FOB) in Mumbai, completed in 33 days, was inaugurated on January 1. The establishment of the bridge was a New Year’s gift from Central Railways to its commuters.
The mechanical branch of Central Railways’ Nagpur division has introduced a new state-of-the-art technology called Automated Train Examination System (ATES) for the enhancement of train safety.
The suburban network on the Central Railway is set to get a fourth corridor on November 11. According to an internal notification issued by Central Railway (Mirror has the copy of the notification) on November 8, 2018,
Pune division of Central Railways has introduced 30 baggage trolleys for passengers at Pune station. Officials said that for now the trolleys will be in possession of coolies.