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Jul 12, 2018
Mumbai rains: A tale of stranded citizens, crippled infrastructure, and help from unexpected quartersA look at how citizens, public officials and disaster response teams dealt with stranded passengers, flooded roads and cancelled trains during Mumbai rains
Jan 21, 2018
Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur asks Railway to relieve her, says she wants to join Punjab police as DSPIndian cricket team vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur has urged her employer, the Western Railways, to relieve her so that she can join as Deputy Superintendent of Police in Punjab.
Dec 23, 2017
'Paint ladies compartments saffron': CR official's suggestion for improving women's safety on Mumbai localsIn order to ensure women's safety while travelling by local trains, the Central Railway (CR) has come up with a unique suggestion of painting the exterior of the ladies compartment in 'soothing saffron' color
Nov 23, 2017
Western Railways' warning signs get lost in translation; Marathi stickers ask people to 'not use small balls'The railways' attempts at asking people to observe security protocol at railway stations backfired after it used Google Translate to convert English messages into Marathi
Nov 21, 2017
Western Railways introduces system to let passengers keep tabs on the hygiene of toilets at 17 Mumbai stationsThe Western Railway (WR) has introduced a mechanism under which users can rate and provide feedback about the hygiene of toilets at the 17 stations under its jurisdiction
Nov 20, 2017
Major train accident averted as Sampark Kranti hits vehicle near BhopalThe official said the gang man, Dinesh Kumar, rushed towards the train on hearing news of the upturned vehicle on the tracks and showed the "red flag" to the train to stop it.
Nov 10, 2017
Bombay HC asks BMC, Railways to construct foot-over bridge at Byculla station, says common people cannot sufferBombay High Court on Friday said the Central Railways (CR) and the BMC should soon come up with a solution for the construction of a foot-over bridge (FOB) in Byculla
Nov 01, 2017
Army called in to build foot-over bridges: Why the move exposes Indian Railways' inefficienciesThere was a time when the railways used to help the Indian Army with its vast knowledge of civil works and transportation during the war time for decades. A role reversal reveals sorry state of affairs at Railways
Oct 27, 2017
Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai’s Bandra slums; four, including one fireman, injuredA major fire broke out at Bandra's Garib Nagar slums in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon during a demolition drive and engulfed around 300 hutments
Oct 26, 2017
Piyush Goyal trims fat from railway board, looks to boost efficiency and passenger safetyUnion railway minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday introduced a slew of measures in the Railways, including decentralization of power to carry out safety related work.