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Maharashtra: Two injured after 11 coaches of LTT-Jaynagar Express derail near Nashik
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Maharashtra: Two injured after 11 coaches of LTT-Jaynagar Express derail near Nashik

Due to the incident, seven trains have been cancelled; three have been diverted and two have been short terminated as per Central Railway

Hurry! Last day to apply for Junior Technical Associate posts in Central Railway
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Hurry! Last day to apply for Junior Technical Associate posts in Central Railway

The minimum age requirement is 18 years, while the maximum age requirement is 33 years

Central Railway recruitment 2022: Apply for 2,422 apprentice posts at rrccr.com; get direct link here
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Central Railway recruitment 2022: Apply for 2,422 apprentice posts at rrccr.com; get direct link here

The merit list will be made on the basis of marks earned in Matric by the applicant, along with the ITI marks scored in the trade in which Apprenticeship is to be done.

Mumbai: Western Railways to introduce 8 additional air-condition local trains from 22 November
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Mumbai: Western Railways to introduce 8 additional air-condition local trains from 22 November

Apart from this, the WR has decided to cancel two slow trains between Churchgate and Bandra

Mumbai local train: Railways to operate 100% at pre-pandemic level from 28 Oct; travel restrictions unchanged
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Mumbai local train: Railways to operate 100% at pre-pandemic level from 28 Oct; travel restrictions unchanged

This decision was taken considering the increased flow of commuters, said an official

Mumbai's first restaurant-on-wheels opens today at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
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Mumbai's first restaurant-on-wheels opens today at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

Apart from the restaurant, a mini-café and a separate takeaway window for juices will also be set up

10 dead in rain fury in arid Marathwada; heavy showers in Mumbai
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10 dead in rain fury in arid Marathwada; heavy showers in Mumbai

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "orange alert" indicating "thunderstorm with lightning, gusty winds, and very heavy rainfall at isolated places" for Mumbai and neighbouring areas for Tuesday.

Mumbai's local train services to fully resume from Friday; restrictions on those allowed to travel to continue
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Mumbai's local train services to fully resume from Friday; restrictions on those allowed to travel to continue

Western Railway currently runs only 1,201 local train services and the Central Railway runs 1,580 services a day

Reopening Mumbai local trains tougher than resuming public transport elsewhere, says state disaster management secy
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Reopening Mumbai local trains tougher than resuming public transport elsewhere, says state disaster management secy

In an interview with Firstpost, Kishor Raje Nimbalkar talks about how the Maharashtra government is planning to allow the general public to board Mumbai locals while preventing COVID-19 transmission

Mumbai local trains can accommodate only 25% commuters with social distancing, says Railways
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Mumbai local trains can accommodate only 25% commuters with social distancing, says Railways

The Railways response came a day after the Maharashtra government proposed that general public be allowed to travel on Mumbai locals, which in pre-COVID times, carried around 80 lakh people daily

Maharashtra govt requests railways to allow all women to travel by Mumbai local trains
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Maharashtra govt requests railways to allow all women to travel by Mumbai local trains

The government has requested the railways to make the train services available to women passengers from Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm and from 7 pm onwards till the end of the services for the day

Central Railway invites application for 48 paramedical posts; here's how to apply before deadline ends on 2 Sep
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Central Railway invites application for 48 paramedical posts; here's how to apply before deadline ends on 2 Sep

The engagement will be on full-time basis for three months, or up to 31 December 2020, for COVID-19 ward at Divisional Railway Hospital in Bhusawal

Mumbai allows doubling of daily arrivals and departures to 50 flights each; local trains for essential duty staff baby steps towards normalcy
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Mumbai allows doubling of daily arrivals and departures to 50 flights each; local trains for essential duty staff baby steps towards normalcy

As coronavirus cases continue to pile up with Maharashtra with the state reporting a total of 1,10,744 cases as of Tuesday, Mumbai is gradually opening up with the railways resuming suburban train services in Mumbai for ferrying essential staff from Monday. Not only local trains, but the city has also opened up its airports from Tuesday with AAI-GVK group operated Mumbai Airport set to handle 100 departures and arrivals, reports PTI.

Mumbai's suburban train services resume for ferrying essential staff; expected to benefit 1.25 lakh people, says official
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Mumbai's suburban train services resume for ferrying essential staff; expected to benefit 1.25 lakh people, says official

The Railways resumed 'selective' suburban train services on the main and harbour lines in Mumbai for ferrying essential staff

Coronavirus pandemic: From cancelling trains to increasing platform tickets, Indian Railways goes full throttle to contain outbreak
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Coronavirus pandemic: From cancelling trains to increasing platform tickets, Indian Railways goes full throttle to contain outbreak

As India grapples to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic in the country with cases crossing the 160 mark, the Indian Railways has taken steps to minimise the outbreak in the country. It cancelled a total of 168 trains due to low occupancy after the COVID-19 outbreak and announced that these trains will remain suspended from 20 March to 31 March.

Indian Railways likely to introduce Mumbai suburban trains with both AC, non-AC coaches after resistance by passengers over high ticket prices
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Indian Railways likely to introduce Mumbai suburban trains with both AC, non-AC coaches after resistance by passengers over high ticket prices

The Indian Railways is likely to go with trains having both AC and non-AC coaches in Mumbai due to resistance from passengers towards higher ticket price

Central Railway services hit in Maharashtra as dumper rams into level-crossing gate at Ambivali station in Thane
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Central Railway services hit in Maharashtra as dumper rams into level-crossing gate at Ambivali station in Thane

Suburban train services on Central Railway were disrupted in the early hours of Friday after a dumper rammed into the level-crossing gate at Ambivali station in Thane district about 60 kilometre from Mumbai, a railway officer said

Pantograph of Mumbai's CSMT-Panvel local catches fire at Vashi station after man throws bag at overhead cables; no injury reported
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Pantograph of Mumbai's CSMT-Panvel local catches fire at Vashi station after man throws bag at overhead cables; no injury reported

A pantograph atop one of the coaches of a CSMT-Panvel local train caught fire at Vashi station in Navi Mumbai, Central Railway officials said, adding that nobody was injured.

Mumbai Rains Updates: IMD predicts heavy rain in Mumbai, adjoining areas on Sunday, Monday; services on Western line slightly delayed
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Mumbai Rains Updates: IMD predicts heavy rain in Mumbai, adjoining areas on Sunday, Monday; services on Western line slightly delayed

Mumbai Rains Updates: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' for Mumbai and adjoining areas on Sunday and Monday

Maharashtra rains: Amid forecast of heavy downpour, schools, junior colleges to remain closed in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan today
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Maharashtra rains: Amid forecast of heavy downpour, schools, junior colleges to remain closed in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan today

In view of the forecast of heavy rains, all schools and junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan regions will remain closed on September 5, informed Maharashtra education minister Ashish Shelar