Didn’t get local train ticket in five minutes? Complain to WR

Didn’t get local train ticket in five minutes? Complain to WR

If you have to wait for more than five minutes for a ticket at a suburban railway station on Western Railway (WR), you can complain about the same to authorities on 9004499990. A new initiative kick-started by WR aims at ensuring that every commuter gets a ticket within five minutes.

Petrol price down 6 paise across metros

Petrol price down 6 paise across metros

Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. In Delhi, petrol was sold for Rs 69.93 per litre, down from Rs 69.99 a litre on Saturday.

P Sebastian, the man who made Central Railways suburban network’s timetables for 24 years, is retiring

P Sebastian, the man who made Central Railways suburban network’s timetables for 24 years, is retiring

B Sebastian can rattle off several train timings in one breath. The 59-year-old isn’t your usual harried commuter waiting at the railway station for the arrival of his train. He is the chief controller of Central Railway’s (CR) suburban trains— the timekeeper of all local services. But as he nears the end of his service— he is retiring at the end of this month—his excitement is far from mellowed.

WR gears up to keep bio-toilets stink free

WR gears up to keep bio-toilets stink free

At least 25 kg of garbage is removed from the bio toilets attached to a single train when it pulls in for maintenance inside the coaching depots of Western Railway. With the travel season at its peak

For next few months, pay Rs 150 more for power

For next few months, pay Rs 150 more for power

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL or Mahavitaran) is set to charge consumers an extra Rs 150 per month to cover costs of power purchased from power exchange in September and October last year, when there was shortage in the state.

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