Western Railway’s Millennium Rake retired

Western Railway’s Millennium Rake retired

Western Railway will mark the end of an era this week as its flagship ‘Millennium Rake’ retires after 25 years of service — 15 years in its new avatar and 10 years before that in its brown and yellow garb.

Mumbai suburban railway to get private trains?

Mumbai suburban railway to get private trains?

A private-run local train on Mumbai’s rail tracks? The Indian Railways have included Mumbai suburban railway in the list of private train operations, along with other suburban routes of Kolkata, Chennai, and Secunderabad.

Mumbai: Railways appoint consultant to develop Dadar station

Mumbai: Railways appoint consultant to develop Dadar station

The Indian Railways has appointed a consultant for the redevelopment of Dadar railway station in Mumbai, Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Rahul Shewale said on Friday. He said that the railways should also take up development of smaller stations where there is a crowd like Chembur, Govandi GTB and Mankhurd.

See Photos: Western Railway Mumbai gets third AC local train

See Photos: Western Railway Mumbai gets third AC local train

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.

From Mumbai to Pune in 2 hours and 35 minutes a reality!

From Mumbai to Pune in 2 hours and 35 minutes a reality!

Commuters’ dream of a faster commute between Mumbai and Pune is set to become a reality with the Central Railway’s successful trial of the Mumbai-Pune Intercity Express on Friday. It will reduce the travel time between the two cities to two hours and 35 minutes thanks to locomotives attached on either end of the train.

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