Western Railway has proposed to make existing first-class passes valid for air-conditioned trains in the face of growing discontent over the difficulty in buying tickets for AC locals.
The Western Railway (WR) has widened a Foot Over Bridge (FOB) at suburban Borivali station in a “record two months time”, a senior official claimed today.
Western Railway has tied up with the prisons department to provide linencovers made of newspapers. The project, a first of its kind for Indian Railways, has been launched on a trial basis on Bandra-Hazrat Nizamuddin Express, also known as Third Rajdhani.
As Ravindra Gupta, Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board visited the Virar carshed and Mahalaxmi and Matunga workshops on Thursday, he made two important suggestions.
Passengers on Mumbai’s Suburban Railway network will now be able to print out their railway tickets at Railway Stations by simply scanning their mobile phone screens at a kiosk, the Ministry of Railways said on Thursday.
Their is still uncertainty over whether first class commuters on the Western Railway will be able to travel in the AC local simply by paying the difference in the price of the ticket to the TC inside the coach.
In a Christmas gift to Mumbaikars, the country’s first AC suburban train had commenced its services on December 25, 2017.
Western Railway will induct 232 Maharashtra State Security Force personnel and 97 women Home Guards on Thursday to supplement the efforts of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) for passenger security on the suburban section.
Western Railway will flag off its air-conditioned local services tomorrow with a Borivali-Churchgate service commencing at 10:30am.
Western Railway Reports ‘Significant’ Drop In Train Accidents Across Six Divisions, Credits Enhanced Safety Measures
The Western Railway (WR) said that enhanced safety measures, including work site inspections and training sessions for staff on key issues, has led to a “significant” drop in train accidents across its six divisions.