The new train from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited will be checked up and introduced in June as the first one goes for long due maintenance. The one with underslung electric motors to create more passenger space is still undergoing trial and its introduction is likely to be pushed around December 2019.
Western Railway will soon introduce the second air-conditioned rake but there will be no extra services as the existing rake will be sent for maintenance. The AC train was introduced in December 2017.
The Western Railway (WR) on Sunday said that it has stopped issuing licences to its staff members to cultivate on farms along the railway tracks in the city. The WR has also served notices to its employees to vacate the railway land.
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With the annual punctuality rate of 91.46 per cent, the Western Railway (WR) achieved the highest ratings across all zones in FY19, reports The Hindu.
The Western Railway (WR) has achieved the punctuality rate of 91.46% for the financial year 2018-19, which is the highest across all railway zones in the country.
To clear summer vacation rush, Western Railway plans 198 special summer services in April, May and June. WR chief spokesperson Ravinder Bhakar said seven specials will be operated to provide the services. Four trains will ply from Mumbai, two from Ahmedabad and one between Hyderabad-Jaipur.
The Western Railway (WR) Tuesday said that it has earned Rs 116.86 crore from ticket-less travellers in the last eleven months. The WR detected 25.17 lakh cases of ticket-less or irregular travel, including cases of unbooked luggage
Office-goers in and around Mumbai were inconvenienced on Friday as suburban local trains on the Western line experienced delay of 15-20 minutes during the rush hour.
The Western Railway (WR) on Monday began its month-long celebration of the heritage of the Indian Railways by organising a walk at Bandra Terminus. The walk saw the participation of passengers and coach maintenance workers at the station.