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Railways to run 753 special trains in Mumbai from today; 88% of local services now back on track
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Railways to run 753 special trains in Mumbai from today; 88% of local services now back on track

To cater to the increasing crowd in suburban trains, the Central Railway has now added 552 more services on its routes, while the Western Railway has added 201 services

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

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

Mumbai rains: List of trains cancelled, short terminated and diverted by Western and Central Railways
India

Mumbai rains: List of trains cancelled, short terminated and diverted by Western and Central Railways

Long distance train traffic to, from and via Mumbai was severely hit on Wednesday following heavy downpour in the city and its surrounding areas

Suburban train services of the Central Railway resume today; IMD predicts 'better weather' as rains to reduce in Mumbai in next few days
India

Suburban train services of the Central Railway resume today; IMD predicts 'better weather' as rains to reduce in Mumbai in next few days

Mumbai's rains have taken a break leading to a resumption of suburban train services of the Central Railway (CR) on Monday morning which had remained suspended for most of Sunday

Extremely heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai, surrounding districts; waterlogging disrupts rail, road traffic
India

Extremely heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai, surrounding districts; waterlogging disrupts rail, road traffic

Mumbai and surrounding Thane, Navi Mumbai, Palghar and Raigad districts received extremely heavy rains on Saturday, disrupting normal life

Congress, EC and PIB make Game of Thrones references to encourage voting in Lok Sabha polls
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Congress, EC and PIB make Game of Thrones references to encourage voting in Lok Sabha polls

Western Railways twisted the popular Lannister catchphrase from TV show Game of Thrones to warn the ticketless commuters

Gujjar quota stir: Protest turns violent in Rajasthan's Dholpur as demonstrators pelt stones, set police vehicle on fire
India

Gujjar quota stir: Protest turns violent in Rajasthan's Dholpur as demonstrators pelt stones, set police vehicle on fire

As the Gujjar agitation for reservation in Rajasthan entered its third day on Sunday, a clash broke out between protesters and the police in Dholpur.

Mumbai Police to classify Elphinstone Road stampede as accident, says incident caused by rumours
India

Mumbai Police to classify Elphinstone Road stampede as accident, says incident caused by rumours

The 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.

Mumbai rains: A tale of stranded citizens, crippled infrastructure, and help from unexpected quarters
India

Mumbai rains: A tale of stranded citizens, crippled infrastructure, and help from unexpected quarters

A look at how citizens, public officials and disaster response teams dealt with stranded passengers, flooded roads and cancelled trains during Mumbai rains

Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur asks Railway to relieve her, says she wants to join Punjab police as DSP
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Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur asks Railway to relieve her, says she wants to join Punjab police as DSP

Indian 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.

'Paint ladies compartments saffron': CR official's suggestion for improving women's safety on Mumbai locals
India

'Paint ladies compartments saffron': CR official's suggestion for improving women's safety on Mumbai locals

In 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

Western Railways' warning signs get lost in translation; Marathi stickers ask people to 'not use small balls'
India

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

Western Railways introduces system to let passengers keep tabs on the hygiene of toilets at 17 Mumbai stations
India

Western Railways introduces system to let passengers keep tabs on the hygiene of toilets at 17 Mumbai stations

The 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

Major train accident averted as Sampark Kranti hits vehicle near Bhopal
India

Major train accident averted as Sampark Kranti hits vehicle near Bhopal

The 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.

Bombay HC asks BMC, Railways to construct foot-over bridge at Byculla station, says common people cannot suffer
India

Bombay HC asks BMC, Railways to construct foot-over bridge at Byculla station, says common people cannot suffer

Bombay 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

Army called in to build foot-over bridges: Why the move exposes Indian Railways' inefficiencies
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Army called in to build foot-over bridges: Why the move exposes Indian Railways' inefficiencies

There 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

Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai’s Bandra slums; four, including one fireman, injured
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Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai’s Bandra slums; four, including one fireman, injured

A major fire broke out at Bandra's Garib Nagar slums in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon during a demolition drive and engulfed around 300 hutments

Piyush Goyal trims fat from railway board, looks to boost efficiency and passenger safety
India

Piyush Goyal trims fat from railway board, looks to boost efficiency and passenger safety

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday introduced a slew of measures in the Railways, including decentralization of power to carry out safety related work.

Congress, Shiv Sena dub Western Railway probe report on Elphinstone stampede an 'eyewash'
India

Congress, Shiv Sena dub Western Railway probe report on Elphinstone stampede an 'eyewash'

Congress and ruling ally Shiv Sena have dubbed as mere "eyewash" the findings of a panel which probed the stampede at the Elphinstone Road station last month.