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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

Indian Railways

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.

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

Western Railway

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.