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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
07 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: Railways awaiting govt nod to act against plastic-ban violators
Over two weeks after the Central Railways (CR) and the Western Railways (WR) authorities requested the Maharashtra Environment Ministry to authorize them to act against the plastic ban violators and penalize them, they are still waiting for a response, an official said today.
04 Jul 2018
Mumbai: After Andheri-bridge collapse, cracks found on Grant-Road station bridge
Cracks were found on a bridge at the Grant Road station in south Mumbai, hours after an over-bridge collapsed at a railway station in suburban Andheri, the city's civic body said today.
09 Jun 2018
Rains cripple Mumbai: Flights and trains delayed, water-logging, traffic jams
Heavy rainfall lashed Mumbai today, crippling normal life.
08 Jun 2018
'Extremely heavy rains' likely in Mumbai through the weekend
Relief isn't likely for rain-lashed Mumbai in the near future. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that the city will get 'extremely heavy rain' through the weekend, expected to last till Monday.
07 Jun 2018
Mumbai flooded after moderate rains, traffic and train services hit
Despite advanced warnings and so-called preparations by the BMC, Mumbai was flooded today after a few hours of rains, prompting the municipality to reach out to the Navy for help.
01 Jun 2018
All the passenger-friendly changes Railways brought in May
The Indian Railways is on a mission to do the best it can. In just the last month, it has introduced a range of changes to make the whole experience smoother for passengers.
30 May 2018
Amitabh to be the face of Central Railways' safety campaign
In a bid to spread awareness regarding the railway safety rules among the passengers, Central Railways has roped in Amitabh Bachchan to be the face of their campaign.
04 Apr 2018
Mumbai: 'Pay as you please' for free-urinals in suburban stations
The free urinals at the suburban railway stations in Mumbai will now have a drop-box at the exit where you can 'pay as you please' for the service.
19 Mar 2018
Faulty signaling hits Mumbai train services during peak time
Already hit by the Ola-Uber drivers' strike, office goers in Mumbai had to face disturbance on Central Railways Harbour Line on Monday morning, adding to their blues.
08 Mar 2018
Mumbai's Central Railway training its personnel for medical emergencies
Medical emergencies on local trains are not rare events.
01 Mar 2018
Suburban train services on Mumbai's Harbour line disrupted
Suburban rail services on the Harbour corridor between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station (CSMT) and Wadala Road stations were suspended on Thursday morning due to technical problems in the Over Head Equipment, causing inconvenience to thousands of passengers, said a report.
03 Dec 2017
Central Railway headquarters to move out of Mumbai's iconic CST
The headquarters of Central Railway (CR) will soon move out of Mumbai's iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM), making way for a "world-class rail museum" to preserve the heritage site.
15 Nov 2017
Mumbai: One rupee clinic at doorstep for senior citizens
Six months ago, Central Railway, along with an organization called 'Magicdil', had started 24X7 'One Rupee Clinics' at 14 stations, to support the commuters in the state of medical emergencies.
26 Oct 2017
This new year, Mumbai to get its first AC local
This new year, Mumbai is going to get as a gift its first AC local train. They have already been "tried and tested", Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said.