Articles about Ravinder Bhakar
20 May 2020
Bihar plans to bring over 20 lakh migrant workers home
Slammed by migrant workers for abandoning them to fend for themselves, the Bihar government on Tuesday said it will be bringing over 20 lakh migrants to the state over the next few days.
10 Jan 2019
Indian Railways: Take the spectacular Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train ride!
The Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train was introduced by the Western zone of Indian Railways on December 25, 2018.
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.
01 Oct 2018
Mumbai: Borivali station becomes blind-friendly; Braille-embossed railings installed
Mumbai's busy Borivali station has become "blind-friendly" with the installation of Braille-embossed railings and other facilities for visually-impaired people, a Western Railway (WR) official said today.
26 Jul 2018
Mumbai: Rail worker dies on track, union cries foul
A worker on duty near railway tracks in Mumbai died, with a rail union alleging that he was hit by a commuter, a charge denied by the police.
05 Jul 2018
Mumbai: Grant Road Bridge reopened a day after cracks seen
Tuesday was a bad day for Mumbai; within 16 hours, two city bridges faced infrastructural defect.
27 Jun 2018
Western-Railway sees 220% rise in sale of mobile-tickets after campaign
The Western Railway today said it has witnessed a 220% rise in the sale of train tickets booked through UTS mobile ticketing application after a 10-day-long awareness drive held recently to promote the use of this app.
22 Jun 2018
AC stops working in Mumbai-local-train, commuters bring train to halt
Some commuters traveling by Mumbai's suburban AC train pulled the chain of Virar-Churchgate train on Friday, bringing the local to a halt at Andheri station after finding that the air-conditioning was not functioning.
05 May 2018
World's first 'ladies special train' by Western Railway completes 26-years
The first 'ladies special train' in the world, started between Churchgate and Borivali stations on the Western Railway (WR), will complete 26-years today.
10 Apr 2018
Nearly 40,000 passengers prosecuted for illegally traveling in Divyang coaches
The Western Railway (WR) last year prosecuted more than 39,600 passengers for illegally traveling in suburban train coaches reserved for Divyangs, a senior official said today.
04 Nov 2017
Indian-Railways goes green! Disposable eco-friendly towels, pillow-covers for Rajdhani Express
Passengers traveling on the newly-launched third Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express can say goodbye to dirty hand towels, and pillow covers provided on trains.
11 Oct 2017
Rain and rumors, not officials, responsible for Elphinstone stampede: Railways
A report by the Railways has given a clean chit to its officials in Mumbai's Elphinstone stampede case. It has instead blamed rains and rumors.
26 Sep 2017
Mahamana Express in "bad condition" after maiden journey; passenger-amenities stolen
When the high-profile Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express returned to Vadodara after its very first trip, railway officials were shocked to find some passenger amenities on the train were missing!