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37 mainline trains cancelled, 9 short terminated due to Cyclone Vayu: Western Railways

Western Railways cancelled 37 mainline trains and short terminated nine other in view of Cyclone Vayu on Friday, taking the total number of affected trains to 174.

Jun 14, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

Railways cancels seven more trains due to cyclone Vayu, 110 affected so far

The cyclone is expected to hit the Gujarat coast on Thursday afternoon.

Jun 13, 2019, 08:41 AM IST

On high alert for cyclone Vayu, Railways cancels several trains

All passenger and Mail/Express trains to the stations that are likely to be affected are being cancelled after 6 pm on Wednesday till Friday morning. 

Jun 12, 2019, 13:30 PM IST

Railways to run 3 festival special trains between Bandra-Mangalore, Ahmedabad-Patna and Gandhidham-Bhagalpur

These special trains will be with special fare.

Mar 19, 2019, 12:56 PM IST

Gujjars' quota agitation continues, Western Railways to run special train from Bandra to Sawai

The Bandra-bound train will depart at 1:45 pm from Sawai Madhopur Junction.

Feb 10, 2019, 10:51 AM IST

Passengers steal linen worth crores over a year from Western Railway trains

During 2017-18, around 1.95 lakh towels, 81,736 bedsheets, 55,573 pillow covers, 5,038 pillows and 7,043 blankets were stolen by passengers from trains.

Oct 06, 2018, 08:14 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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