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Indian Railways introduce dwarf container service

Indian Railways introduce dwarf container service

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
Mumbai rail, road traffic update: Fast line local train service resumed at Nallasopara

Mumbai rail, road traffic update: Fast line local train service resumed at Nallasopara

Heavy rains once again hit parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai in the wee hours on Monday.

Jul 09, 2018, 09:16 AM IST
Mumbai overbridge collapse: Western Railway resumes train services

Mumbai overbridge collapse: Western Railway resumes train services

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
Cyclone Ockhi: Western Railways gears up to tackle any emergency

Cyclone Ockhi: Western Railways gears up to tackle any emergency

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
Fog in Delhi: 25 trains delayed, 6 cancelled, several rescheduled

Fog in Delhi: 25 trains delayed, 6 cancelled, several rescheduled

Earlier on Thursday, 19 trains arrived late while six others were rescheduled due to fog in Delhi and other parts of northern Indian

Dec 02, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Western Railway does a U-turn, claims 100% occupancy on Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train route

Western Railway does a U-turn, claims 100% occupancy on Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train route

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
On Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train route, existing trains run 40 percent empty

On Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train route, existing trains run 40 percent empty

According to RTI replies, the Western Railway is incurring huge losses in this sector.

Nov 01, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Mumbai stampede: 22 dead, over 30 injured at Elphinstone railway station

Mumbai stampede: 22 dead, over 30 injured at Elphinstone railway station

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
Mumbai:  One rupee clinics to come up at 10 Western Railway stations by August end 2017

Mumbai: One rupee clinics to come up at 10 Western Railway stations by August end 2017

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
Sachin Tendulkar’s letter got Harmanpreet Kaur a job in Western Railways, narrates Diana Edulji

Sachin Tendulkar’s letter got Harmanpreet Kaur a job in Western Railways, narrates Diana Edulji

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

Re-induction of retired cops: Supreme Court seeks response from Gujarat govt

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
Sagar Mishra: Western Railways’ batsman scores six sixes in an over in Times Shield match

Sagar Mishra: Western Railways’ batsman scores six sixes in an over in Times Shield match

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
Anil Kapoor's local train stunt invites Railways' notice

Anil Kapoor's local train stunt invites Railways' notice

The Western Railway here on Friday slapped a notice on the production house 

Jul 15, 2016, 19:53 PM IST

WR decides to restore full services of Mumbai Rajdhani Exp, August Kranti Rajdhani Exp

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

Kota DRM accused of demanding bribe from doctor, audio goes viral

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

Rail officials in Mumbai sensitise passengers on unmanned level crossing

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

American woman attacked, robbed inside Mumbai local train

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

HC issues show cause notices to Railways

HC issued
notices for not complying with the court orders to provide
immediate help to accident victims on suburban routes.

Jan 13, 2012, 22:01 PM IST

WR recovers Rs 3.88 cr from ticketless travelers

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.

Oct 14, 2011, 11:17 AM IST

Western Railways 9-car services complete 50 years in Mumbai

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.

Mar 01, 2011, 19:29 PM IST

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