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Nov 09, 2018
Two wagons of goods train catch fire in Maharashtra's Palghar district; rail services affected, probe underwayAfter the incident, the Western Railway (WR) cancelled a couple of long-distance trains. Besides, at least 10 long-distance trains were halted and suburban train services between Virar and Dahanu Road stations were stopped till Friday morning, they said. However, the services were restored by 9.10 am on Friday, they said.
Nov 01, 2018
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Railways bring Rohit Sharma's childhood coach Dinesh Lad to streamline team in current seasonBetter known as Rohit Sharma's childhood coach, Dinesh Lad is a former Western Railway cricketer, who has been summoned by his employers to set the senior team's house in order.
Oct 05, 2018
Train passengers stole linen, fittings worth Rs 2.5 crore in 2017-18, says Western Railway officialDuring 2017-18, around 1.95 lakh towels, 81,736 bedsheets, 55,573 pillow covers, 5,038 pillows and 7,043 blankets were stolen by train passengers.
Sep 28, 2018
Mumbai Police to classify Elphinstone Road stampede as accident, says incident caused by rumoursThe decision resonated with a report filed by the Western Railway committee in October 2017. The committee had absolved the railway authorities stating that no one was responsible for the Elphinstone bridge stampede.
Jul 30, 2018
Western Railway completes Udhana-Jalgaon project, says 305-km-long track will boost growth in regions along stretchWestern Railway completed the 305-km long Udhana-Jalgaon double line project, linking districts of Surat in Gujarat and Jalgaon in Maharashtra.
Jul 26, 2018
Mumbai railway worker dies after accident; rail union accuses commuter of kicking worker, cops deny allegationRailway worker in Mumbai died in an accident while he was on duty. The rail union accused a commuter of kicking the deceased but, the railway police deny the accusations
Jul 25, 2018
Maharashtra Bandh: BEST buses attacked in Mumbai; shopkeepers observe shutdown; local trains run on scheduleProtesters attacked buses and stopped local trains in Mumbai and the adjoining Thane city today during the Maharashtra bandh called by Maratha outfits over their demand for reservation.
Jul 23, 2018
Western Railway asks Mumbai civic body to repair, re-construct 6 road overbridges; ROB in Lower Parel to be closed from tomorrowThe other five bridges which need reconstruction or repair are Ferere ROB at Grant Road, Belasis ROB at Mumbai Central, Tilak ROB at Dadar, Carol ROB at Prabhadevi and one at Mahalaxmi, he said.
Jul 19, 2018
Maharashtra dairy farmers call off strike after govt accepts key demand, hikes milk price to Rs 25 per litre from 21 JulyAn end to the four-day agitation by dairy farmers appeared in sight on Thursday, with the Maharashtra government announcing that it had accepted a key demand of the protesters.
Jul 18, 2018
Andheri bridge collapse: Indian Railway says corrosion, overloading caused part of ROB to break offCorrosion of steel brackets and piling of additional weight by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation led to the partial collapse of a Road Over Bridge (ROB) in Andheri earlier this month, a railway probe report has said.