The containers are shorter in size and can run on electrified tracks. They will enable the railways in a double-stack movement of cargo and have increased the ministry's revenue.Jul 09, 2018, 19:45 PM IST
Heavy rains once again hit parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai in the wee hours on Monday.Jul 09, 2018, 09:16 AM IST
Mumbaikars, especially the office-goers, heaved a sigh of relief as the train services were restored on Wednesday morning.Jul 04, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
With Cyclone Ockhi making its way towards Mumbai, the authorities are gearing up to tackle the emergency situation. While schools in Mumbai metropolitan region have already been asked to remain shut, the Western Railways has also pulled up its socks.Dec 05, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
Earlier on Thursday, 19 trains arrived late while six others were rescheduled due to fog in Delhi and other parts of northern IndianDec 02, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
The Western Railway on Wednesday claimed that contrary to its own earlier RTI replies of 40 percent drop in seat occupancy coupled with a huge loss in the Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector, it was actually a very profitable sector with over 100 per cent occupancy even during off-season.Nov 02, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
According to RTI replies, the Western Railway is incurring huge losses in this sector.Nov 01, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
In videos emerging from the Elphinstone railway station in Mumbai, people can be seen trying to climb over the railings of the stairway to escape the stampede.Sep 29, 2017, 11:25 AM IST
In what can be called as a good news for commuters, travelling on the Western line, authorities have decided to open the cost-effective 'one rupee clinic' at the 10 railway stations by the end of August 2017.Aug 14, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
The CoA member further revealed the kind of difficulties that women cricketers face. Few who headed to England for the World Cup didn't even have a cricket kit. However, she also reckons that things will change soon.Jul 22, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
The court however, clarified that its notice was conditional and would come into effect only when the defects in the petition are cured by the petitioner.Jul 21, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
By hitting six sixes in an over, Sagar has become third Indian cricketer after Ravi Shastri and Yuvraj Singh to achieve the feat.Dec 01, 2016, 12:26 PM IST
The Western Railway here on Friday slapped a notice on the production houseJul 15, 2016, 19:53 PM IST
For those of you who felt inconvenienced due to the cancellation of trains due to foggy weather, here's some good news. The Western Railway has decided to restore services of certain trains, including premium Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express and August Kranti Rajdhani Express.Jan 15, 2016, 13:42 PM IST
A 10-minute audio conversation in which Kota DRM is purportedly heard demanding a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a railway hospital doctor has gone viral on a social networking application, following which Western Railways refuted the allegations.Jul 23, 2015, 05:30 AM IST
Central Railways (CR) and Western Railways (WR) on Tuesday initiated an awareness drive to sensitise people on careful crossing of unmanned levels and have sent over 50 lakh mobile messages to the passengers in the accident-prone zones to mark the International Level Crossing Awareness Day tomorrow.Jun 02, 2015, 21:20 PM IST
An American national was on Sunday attacked and robbed of her mobile phone in the ladies` compartment of a local train here.Aug 19, 2013, 09:15 AM IST
notices for not complying with the court orders to provide
immediate help to accident victims on suburban routes.
Western Railway has recovered Rs
3.88 crore from ticketless travelers in September this year, which is 20 per cent more than the amount recovered in corresponding month last year.
The 9-car trains were introduced on March 2, 1961 and
have rendered continuous services since then, ferrying lakhs
of commuters day in and day out.