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.
Nearly 109 tonnes of plastic waste was collected during a fortnight-long cleanliness drive carried out by the Western Railway at its stations, the WR said on Tuesday.
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.
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.
The Central Railway this week signed an agreement for the supply of wind energy that will lead to savings of Rs 35 lakh per year. “In line with national policy and Indian Railway’s commitment for a clean environment
The city’s railway commuters are going digital like never before. The data of downloads and ticket booking on the Mumbai suburban railway (Western Railway) has shown a spike of nearly 250 per cent in online ticket
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.
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.
The western Railway’s attempt at nabbing more ticketless travellers has turned into a nightmare for some of its employees. A 56-year-old ticket collector earlier this month wrote to the railways complaining of his deteriorating health owing to the rise in daily fine targets.
A poineering innovation in the quest for renewable energy will soon lose a landmark first made in Mumbai.