The Matunga station on the Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai has become the first all-women station in India. Manned by a staff of 41 women, the station has entered the Limca Book of Records.
In a major step towards improving safety in suburban trains, the central railway (CR) plans to fit closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all compartments of its local trains by the end of 2018.
For quick and easy printing of tickets booked by suburban train commuters through mobile app, the Railways has installed 44 Optical Character Recognition (OCR) kiosk machines at different stations in Mumbai, officials said today.
Central Railway (CR) inducted its second Bombardier rake with a 6.03 am service from Vidyavihar to reach Kalyan at 7 am on Tuesday.
The Indian Railways on Monday flagged off the country’s first air-conditioned suburban local train for Mumbai commuters, 150 years after the first suburban local was hauled by a steam engine in 1867, officials said.
Local train networks of Kolkata, Chennai and Secunderabad could soon get an image makeover with air-conditioned coaches and automatic doors.
The legwork for India’s first undersea tunnel, part of the Prime Minister’s ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor, has taken off in the city.
Even as experts on solar power cheered the move by Western Railways of going for solar rooftops by setting up solar panels on top of the platform sheds, they also said that this move could also end up becoming the biggest promotion for solar rooftops in Mumbai.
There was a surprise visitor at the Churchgate Railway station in Mumbai. It was none other than Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
Indian Railways is planning to connect four prime Indian cities, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennaiand Kolkata with high-speed trains. These trains will run at 160 kmph, against the current 88-90 kmph.