Articles about Central Railway

Gas-tanker hits railway tracks suffering tire burst; major accident averted

06 Jul 2021

Gas-tanker hits railway tracks suffering tire burst; major accident averted

An empty gas truck veered off from the Mumbai-Nashik National Highway after suffering a tire burst and came on the parallel railway tracks on Monday evening, forcing the suspension of traffic on the Kasara-Kalyan section which resulted in holding up of some long-distance and suburban trains for almost two hours, officials said.

Avoid circulating fake videos of rush on trains: Central Railway

09 Apr 2021

Avoid circulating fake videos of rush on trains: Central Railway

The Central Railway on Friday urged citizens to avoid sharing old and fake videos of rush on outstation trains, and instead follow COVID-19 appropriate behavior during travels.

Mumbai suburban train services open for all after ten months

01 Feb 2021

Mumbai suburban train services open for all after ten months

After 320 days, the railways permitted all members of the general public to travel in local trains in Mumbai from Monday morning, though for limited hours.

Maharashtra government nod for resuming train services from February 1

29 Jan 2021

Maharashtra government nod for resuming train services from February 1

The Maharashtra government on Friday approved the resumption of suburban train services in Mumbai for the general public from February 1, a state official said.

Rains lash Mumbai, trains canceled, heavy water-logging reported

23 Sep 2020

Rains lash Mumbai, trains canceled, heavy water-logging reported

From Tuesday, Mumbai has been witnessing heavy downpour, which led to water-logging in various areas, directly having an impact on road and rail traffic. The rainfall would continue for another 24 hours, said reports.

Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

04 Aug 2020

Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

Already battered by coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe water-logging and heavy rains, that threw normal life out of gear.

Mumbai: Local trains resume services, but strictly for essential staff

15 Jun 2020

Mumbai: Local trains resume services, but strictly for essential staff

Shut since March 23, two days before a nationwide lockdown was enforced to contain the transmission of coronavirus, some Mumbai local trains resumed services today, but only to ferry those involved in essential works.

Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains

25 May 2020

Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.

Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

15 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

04 Sep 2019

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

Residents of Mumbai woke up to a wet morning on Wednesday, with heavy downpour during the night throwing normal life out of the gear.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

#MumbaiRains: All passengers rescued from Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express

27 Jul 2019

#MumbaiRains: All passengers rescued from Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express

The incessant rains in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra not just threw normal life out of gear, but also spelled insurmountable troubles for the 700 passengers who were aboard the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express.

Apart from on-board massage, Indian Railways offers these special facilities

14 Jun 2019

Apart from on-board massage, Indian Railways offers these special facilities

In a bid to enhance passenger comfort, and to raise its own non-fare revenue, Indian Railways keeps coming up with new and innovative facilities and services.

Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane

28 Apr 2019

Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane

On Saturday, a 20-year-old woman, Pooja Chauhan, gave birth to a baby boy in 'One Rupee Clinic' at Thane railway station.

2 held for travelling in train on fake disability certificate

08 Apr 2019

2 held for travelling in train on fake disability certificate

Two persons were arrested for allegedly availing train travel concessions by submitting fake disability certificate in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains

15 Mar 2019

Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains

Mumbai local rail network is considered an essential lifeline of the city.

Overwhelmed with response, CR thinking of increasing Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani frequency

10 Mar 2019

Overwhelmed with response, CR thinking of increasing Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani frequency

Good response from passengers to the first Rajdhani train on Mumbai-Delhi route through the Central Zone has prompted authorities to think of increasing the frequency of this new bi-weekly train.

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

16 Feb 2019

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.

New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Free Wi-Fi, VR headsets, and more!

22 Jan 2019

New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Free Wi-Fi, VR headsets, and more!

The Indian Railways recently launched a third Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi that was flagged off by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on 19 January.

New Rajdhani on Mumbai-Delhi route launched: Details here

19 Jan 2019

New Rajdhani on Mumbai-Delhi route launched: Details here

On Saturday, the Indian Railways flagged off its latest Rajdhani Express, that will ply from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai to the Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi.

Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains

27 Dec 2018

Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains

To eliminate human errors and improve the safety of trains, the Central Railways has developed an AI-powered robot that can take pictures and record videos of the undergears of trains to help engineers identify faults.

Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

18 Dec 2018

Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

In the run up to the 2014 elections, Narendra Modi had promised that every person in the country would receive Rs. 15 lakh if Indians' black money stored in offshore accounts was recovered.

Mumbai to Goa, Nagpur to get 50 winter special trains

10 Dec 2018

Mumbai to Goa, Nagpur to get 50 winter special trains

Central Railway (CR) will run 50 winter special trains from Mumbai to Karmali, Nagpur, Ajni, and Thivim between December 17 and January 8 next year to clear passenger rush.

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

29 Nov 2018

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

11 Nov 2018

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Amitabh Bachchan appeals rail commuters to travel safe. Watch video

25 Oct 2018

Amitabh Bachchan appeals rail commuters to travel safe. Watch video

The Central Railway has roped in Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan to spread the message of safe train travel.

Central Railway holds 1-day meet on Govt e-Marketplace

12 Oct 2018

Central Railway holds 1-day meet on Govt e-Marketplace

The Central Railway held a one-day meeting on the national mission on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to get more sellers and buyers on board, an official said today.

Mumbai: Train hits dead end at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus platform

08 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Train hits dead end at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus platform

The engine of the Mumbai-bound Pawan Express hit the dead end of a platform at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai early today.

Pune: Hoarding-frame collapses, man killed right after immersing wife's ashes

06 Oct 2018

Pune: Hoarding-frame collapses, man killed right after immersing wife's ashes

A 40-year-old man, who was returning home after immersing his wife's ashes, was among the four people killed when a hoarding in railway station premises fell on vehicles on the adjoining road in Pune today.

Indian Railways lost Rs. 4,000cr over stolen linen, bed sheets

05 Oct 2018

Indian Railways lost Rs. 4,000cr over stolen linen, bed sheets

Linen and other items worth Rs. 2.5cr were stolen by passengers in trains run by the Western Railway in the last fiscal, an official said.

Will serve only vegetarian food on October 2: Indian Railways

08 Sep 2018

Will serve only vegetarian food on October 2: Indian Railways

Do you love non-vegetarian food and are traveling by Indian Railways on October 2? If yes, then you might consider to cancel or reschedule your plan.

Mumbai: 17 killed in mishaps on WR, CR rail divisions

07 Sep 2018

Mumbai: 17 killed in mishaps on WR, CR rail divisions

Seventeen persons were killed Thursday in separate mishaps on Mumbai's suburban network of Western and Central Railways, the railway police said.

Mumbai: Safety on trains in your hands, courtesy an app

02 Sep 2018

Mumbai: Safety on trains in your hands, courtesy an app

Come October, and the Central Railway (CR) will roll out a mobile application to cater to safety-related problems in the local or outstation trains.

New vibrant, nature-themed look for Mumbai local coaches

02 Sep 2018

New vibrant, nature-themed look for Mumbai local coaches

After the Bihar-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Express, it's now the turn of the local trains in Mumbai to undergo a makeover.

The Indian Railways offers these special facilities at its stations

30 Aug 2018

The Indian Railways offers these special facilities at its stations

The Indian Railways has come up with a number of at-station facilities to further ease the journey for its passengers.

Received more 'good morning' forwards than complaints on helpline: Railways

07 Aug 2018

Received more 'good morning' forwards than complaints on helpline: Railways

A week ago, the Railways launched a number where people can send their complaints on WhatsApp.

Mumbai: Vine snake rests around ceiling fan in Mumbai local

02 Aug 2018

Mumbai: Vine snake rests around ceiling fan in Mumbai local

Passengers of a Mumbai suburban train were left shocked after they spotted a snake coiled around the ceiling fan of a first-class coach today morning.

Lower Parel ROB closed: Chaos, crowd as common people inconvenienced

24 Jul 2018

Lower Parel ROB closed: Chaos, crowd as common people inconvenienced

Agreeing to the suggestions put forth by an expert committee of IIT-Bombay, BMC and Western Railway, the pivotal Delise Bridge or Lower Parel ROB in Mumbai was closed down for repairs today morning.

Mumbai rains Day-4: Dabbawalas cancel services, WR trains suspended

10 Jul 2018

Mumbai rains Day-4: Dabbawalas cancel services, WR trains suspended

As heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai this morning, several services were suspended, including the city's famous dabba service and the AC locals.

Heavy rains in Mumbai: Schools shut; trains and buses delayed

09 Jul 2018

Heavy rains in Mumbai: Schools shut; trains and buses delayed

Torrential monsoon rains lashed Mumbai and its neighboring areas, flooding streets, rail-tracks and crippling life in the city.