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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, disrupt road, rail, air traffic; IMD issues alert

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, disrupt road, rail, air traffic; IMD issues alert

Warning of a wet weekend, the IMD Mumbai has forecast very heavy rains over Mumbai and coastal Konkan region over the next 48 hours.

Drive against touts, hawkers brought good results: WR

Udai Shukla, Inspector General of Railway Protection Force-cum-Chief Security Commissioner of WR, in a press conference today said that it hoped that the special drive of the RPF will succeed in creating long-lasting effect.

Rail traffic in Maharashtra disrupted as 11 wagons of goods train derail in Dahanu

Rail traffic in Maharashtra disrupted as 11 wagons of goods train derail in Dahanu

Rail traffic on the Western Railway in Maharashtra has been affected after 11 wagons of a goods train derailed at Dahanu in the wee hours on Monday morning. No casualties have been reported in the incident.

Theft of batteries halts Mumbai suburban trains

Millions of peak-hour commuters were left stranded for around an hour when a power glitch paralysed the suburban train services of the Western Railway here on Monday.

7/11 blasts verdict: Better late than never, says commuters

Several suburban railway commuters on Wednesday welcomed the verdict in 2006 Mumbai train blasts case but felt that the punishment for the dastardly act came too late.

Mumbai: Day after derailment, suburban train services on Western Railway resume

A day after seven coaches of a local train derailed between Andheri and Vile Parle stations here, suburban local services on all the four up and down lines on the Western Railway route resumed on Wednesday, bringing relief to thousands of harried commuters.

Rail traffic in Mumbai back on track, some trains cancelled

Suburban train services in Mumbai, hit hard by yesterday's downpour, resumed on Saturday but long- distance services were yet to be normalised completely.

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.

Western Railway installs CCTV cameras suburban train coach

The Western Railway installed closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in ladies' coaches of suburban railway trains on a trial basis, it was officially announced here on Friday by the Western Railway.

Gujjar stir: Western Railway losing Rs 15 cr daily due to train cancellation

Frequent cancellation of trains on Delhi-Mumbai route due to ongoing agitation by Gujjars in Rajasthan is causing Western Railway a revenue loss to the tune of Rs 15 crore per day.

Shiv Sena asks Fadnavis to ensure Western Railway HQ is not shifted

Shiv Sena on Saturday asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to ensure that the Western Railway (WR) headquarters is not shifted from Mumbai to Gujarat.

Western Railway awaits safety clearance to run trains at 130 kmph

 The Western Railway is awaiting clearance from the Commissioner of Railway Safety, for running trains on this high-speed corridor at 130 kmph which will help cut down travel time by at least 30 minutes.

W. Railway, S-E Railway champions in Railway TT Championship

Western Railway and South Eastern Railway have emerged men`s and women`s champions respectively in the 62nd All India Railways table tennis Championship in Guwahati recently.

Railway officials arrested for leaking exam question papers

A chief vigilance inspector of south western railway and 14 other people were arrested in Bangalore for leaking the question papers for a recruitment exam for the railways.

WR tells HC it can`t give separate bogie for elders in trains

The Western Railway today told the Bombay High Court that it was not possible for them to provide a separate compartment for senior citizens in suburban local trains.

Railways gearing up to keep traffic on tracks in monsoon

Railway authorities are gearing up to keep the traffic on tracks and up running during the monsoon, which is likely to hit the Maharashtra coast early June.

Western Railways beat defending champion AI 4-2

Defending champions Air India were drubbed 2-4 by Western Railway in their Group A match of the 10th All India Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup Hockey Tournament, played at the MHA-Mahindra stadium here on Wednesday.

Western Railway asked to pay Rs 4 lakh to parents of post-Godhra riot victim

The Railway Claims Tribunal has ordered Western Railway to pay Rs 4 lakhs to the parents of a youth, who was allegedly killed in an attack at Vadodara railway station on February 27, 2002, in the wake of post-Godhra riots.

Western Railway enters 150th year

Exactly 150 years ago, the first train on the western coastal lines of Bombay (now, Mumbai) chugged in Nov 28, 1864, heralding a new era of seamless and direct connectivity between Bombay and Gujarat and further north.

Black magic ads banned in Mumbai suburban trains

Western Railway has banned illegal advertisements carrying messages of tantriks, black magicians and occultists inside the coaches of suburban trains.