Articles about Ravinder Bhakar

Bihar plans to bring over 20 lakh migrant workers home

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.

Indian Railways: Take the spectacular Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train ride!

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.

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.

Mumbai: Borivali station becomes blind-friendly; Braille-embossed railings installed

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.

Mumbai: Rail worker dies on track, union cries foul

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.

Mumbai: Grant Road Bridge reopened a day after cracks seen

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.

Western-Railway sees 220% rise in sale of mobile-tickets after campaign

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.

AC stops working in Mumbai-local-train, commuters bring train to halt

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.

World's first 'ladies special train' by Western Railway completes 26-years

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.

Nearly 40,000 passengers prosecuted for illegally traveling in Divyang coaches

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.

Indian-Railways goes green! Disposable eco-friendly towels, pillow-covers for Rajdhani Express

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.

Rain and rumors, not officials, responsible for Elphinstone stampede: Railways

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.

Mahamana Express in "bad condition" after maiden journey; passenger-amenities stolen

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!