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.

Pasture land to be mapped using `Google Earth`

A plan is afoot in the district here to use Google Earth to map pasture lands, officials said today.

`Phailin` impact: SCR partially cancels & diverts trains

Several trains running along the east coast have been partially cancelled or diverted due to the cyclone `Phailin`, the South Central Railway (SCR) said here on Sunday.

Itarsi-Betul railway route set to complete 100 years

The Itarsi-Betul section in the Nagpur division of Central Railway will be completing 100 years on Monday.

Special train between Secundrabad-Jaipur via Nagpur

The railway administration has decided to run special trains between Secundrabad and Jaipur to clear the extra rush of passengers.

Mumbai: More fast locals, 15-car rakes on CR

As part of its efforts to make travel faster and more comfortable on its suburban network, the Central Railway will introduce 15-car services and increase the number of fast locals from 206 to 233 on the main line.

Mumbai: Local train services on central line hit

In what may cause discomfort to lakhs of Mumbaikars, track fault on the Central Railway lead to trains running late early on Friday.

Central Rly implements new e-ticket refund system

Central Railway has implemented a new, Advance Coaching Refund System (ACRS) recently to reduce the time taken for e-Tickets refunds.

Signal cabin fire hits Central Railway services

Millions of commuters on the Central Railway faced a harrowing time on Wednesday as local trains ran late by around 40 minutes.