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.
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.
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.
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.
A derailed coach and a dumper stuck at a level crossing threw local trains` schedules out of gear in Mumbai and suburban Thane, adding to the Monday morning blues of lakhs of commuters in the sprawling western megapolis.