Fire at rail carriage workshop, none hurt in Mumbai

Fire broke out at a 100-year-old Carriage and Wagon Workshop of Central Railway in suburban Matunga this morning, a railway official said.

Accident deaths: Central Railway invites suggestions from suburban commuters

A week after setting up a nine-member committee to look into accidental passenger deaths during travel on suburban trains, the Central Railway has now invited suggestions from commuters on tackling the growing menace.

Mumbai schoolboy dies while taking selfie atop train

A 14-year old schoolboy was electrocuted and died a few hours later on Tuesday evening, officials said.

Duronto trains to make commercial stoppage at technical halts

The Railways will provide commercial stoppages to the non-stop Duronto Express at places where presently there are technical halts.

MNS admonishes woman railway employee over RTI info

Members of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Monday entered into the premises of Central Railway (CR) and admonished a woman employee over her alleged demand to an RTI applicant to submit his application for seeking information in either Hindi or English.

Conviction rate in crimes in CR's Mumbai division falls steeply

The conviction rate in theft cases of railway properties has witnessed a steep fall in Mumbai Division of Central Railway (CR), according to official data.

Central Railway to run 128 Kumbh Mela special trains

Central Railway has decided to run unreserved special trains from Nasik Road to Aurangabad, Amaravati, Daund and Itarsi as well as between Devlali and Wardha to clear the extra rush of pilgrims during the ongoing Kumbha Mela in Nashik.

Harda twin train mishap: Central railway sets up 4 helpline no

After the twin train derailment near Harda in Madhya Pradesh that has so far claimed 24 lives, Central Railway (CR) has set up four helpline numbers to provide relief to passengers.

Railways to run 60 special trains for Ganesh festival

Sixty special trains will become operational during Ganesh Chaturthi festival to clear the extra rush of passengers, the bookings for which will begin from tomorrow, railway officials said on Saturday.

Goods train derails near Mumbai

Three wagons of a goods train heading to Daulatabad from Nhava Shewa port close to Mumbai derailed near Igatpuri station on Monday morning.

Heavy rainfall continues in Mumbai: As it happened on Saturday

Heavy rainfall continues in Mumbai: As it happened on Saturday

  • Mumbai Airport flight radar faces a technical glitch, all flights post 5 PM delayed.
  • Transport services resume in most parts of Mumbai after downpour in last 24 hours.
  • MeT department predicts heavy showers in next 24-48 hours.
  • Rains lash many areas of Mumbai.

CR aims to save Rs 1.44 cr per year by rain water harvesting

 Central Railway (CR) today said that it had installed rain water harvesting units at 50 locations in the last five years, and one at the busy Lokmanya Tilak Terminus here is expected to save Rs 1.44 crore a year.

Central Railway aims to save Rs 1.44 cr per year by rain water harvesting

Central Railway (CR) Friday said that it had installed rain water harvesting units at 50 locations in the last five years, and one at the busy Lokmanya Tilak Terminus here is expected to save Rs 1.44 crore a year.

DC to AC conversion on Mumbai's CR rail route completed

The Central Railway on Monday successfully completed the conversion of the overhead power supply system from 1500 Volt DC to 25,000 Volt AC traction on the rail route connecting CST and Thane.

CR installs radio tags to ensure regular cleaning on trains

To ensure that housekeeping staff of running trains visits and cleans each compartment regularly, Central Railway has introduced radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.

Mumbai's suburban railway accidents claimed 9 lives daily in 2014

An average of nine persons lost their lives daily due to accidents, suicides or natural deaths while on the move in suburban Mumbai Railway, the lifeline of the country's financial capital in 2015.

Mumbai: Train services resume on Central Line

Lakhs of people who are dependent on the Central and Harbour line suburban rail services in Mumbai had a harrowing time on Friday after trains came to a grinding halt for close to 6 hours after commuters staged a 'rail roko' over frequent delays.

Mumbai: Train services disrupted on Central Railway line due to technical failure

Train services were disrupted on Central Railway line after pantograph of a local train broke.

Mumbai's chaotic Friday: Commuter rage halts Central line suburban rail services for 6 hours

Mumbai's chaotic Friday: Commuter rage halts Central line suburban rail services for 6 hours

Lakhs of people who are dependent on the Central and Harbour line suburban rail services had a harrowing time on Friday after trains came to a grinding halt for close to 6 hours after commuters staged a 'rail roko' over frequent delays.

Chinese delegation meets top Central Railway officials in Mumbai

A visiting Chinese delegation today met Central Railway General Manager Sunil Kumar Sood here and discussed cooperation in several areas, a railway press release said.