Mumbai Central: News

30 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi

PM flags off new Vande Bharat Express; check details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the third Vande Bharat Express train on Friday, set to run between Gandhinagar and Mumbai Central.

20 Jun 2019


Railways: How to book an entire train or train coach

In a bid to facilitate bulk bookings, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility of booking an entire train or train coach to its passengers.

30 May 2019


Pune: Woman met man on Instagram, he raped her

On Tuesday evening, Pune's Pimpri-Chinchwad Police booked a 22-year-old man, identified as Vishal Navalkishore Bunde, for allegedly raping a woman.

03 May 2019


Indian Railways' summer special trains: Timings and routes

The demand for railway reservations during the summer season increases.

31 Dec 2018


Indian Railways to build affordable capsule hotels at railway stations

In a bid to make passenger lodging more convenient and comfortable, the Indian Railways is planning to introduce capsule hotels at major railway stations, across the country.

26 Dec 2018


Good news for railway passengers, pod-hotel coming up near Mumbai-Central

In a bid to provide passengers the best lodging comfort, Indian Railways-owned IRCTC is planning to build a pod hotel near Mumbai Central station.

13 Nov 2018


Mumbai shocker! 12 killed on railway tracks yesterday

As many as 12 people were killed and five others received injuries in separate accidents on railway tracks in Mumbai and its neighboring areas yesterday, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said today.

12 Oct 2018


Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today demanded the Mumbai Central railway station be renamed after Dalit icon and social reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.

04 Jun 2018


Mumbai: Stranger helps CAT aspirant, story will warm your heart

More often than not, small acts of generosity are enough to restore one's faith in humanity. One such heartwarming story was shared by 'Humans Of Bombay' page today.

11 May 2018


Mothers'-Day special: This mother-of-two gave a life to many others

In a self-centric world, rare tales of altruism leave their mark.

05 May 2018


This Mumbai lady cop broke laws to save a life

It's not just Mumbai Police's Twitter handle that's praiseworthy, even the deeds by its officers command an ovation.

14 Mar 2018


Railways to install free Wi-Fi in 8,000 stations by March'19

Indian Railways is on a drive to equip over 8,000 stations with Wi-Fi by March 2019.

07 Mar 2018


This woman calls the shots in Mumbai metro tunnels

She is like any ordinary 26-year-old who loves to travel and listen to music, when she wants to relax.

23 Feb 2018


Mumbai: World's largest 1.8-kg tumor removed from man's brain

A team of doctors from Mumbai removed a staggering 1.8-kg tumor from a man's brain, hailing from Uttar Pradesh.

28 Jan 2018


Mumbai: Man gets sucked into MRI machine and dies

In a shocking incident at the Nair government hospital in Mumbai Central, 32-year-old Rajesh Maru who was taking his relative to the MRI room got sucked into the MRI machine and passed away.

25 Dec 2017


Mumbai's first AC local train makes maiden journey

Mumbai's first air-conditioned local train made a historical maiden journey this morning from Borivali station to Churchgate station.

23 Oct 2017


Rs. 10,000 reward for personnel who manually pushed stuck train

Four days ago, around 40 railway personnel posted at the Mumbai Central had to do something they probably weren't expecting: they had to manually push a 16-coach train that was stuck.

01 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Boyfriend sells off minor girlfriend to human traffickers

In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl from Mumbai's Behrampada was sold to a Nashik-based human trafficking group by her 19-year-old boyfriend, Karan Pawar.

19 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Maratha Mandir cancels DDLJ show for the first time

Actor Shah Rukh Khan's fans were disappointed after Mumbai's iconic Maratha Mandir, which has been running Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) for over 20 years now, cancelled film's show for the first time.

12 Jul 2017


19 Mumbai suburban railway stations get free Wi-Fi facility

Commuters can now browse the internet as 19 stations on Mumbai suburban rail network are provided with free Wi-Fi facility.

29 Jun 2017


Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app

Transport minister Diwakar Raote will launch a new app of taxi unions-Amachi (Our) Drive-that will enable Mumbaiites to book black-and-yellow taxis just like Ola and Uber, but without surge pricing.

06 Apr 2017


Mumbai: 2,000 people duped by online friendship clubs

The Bandra-Kurla Complex cyber police apprehended an online friendship club which successfully fooled 2,000 people over the last two years.

30 Mar 2017


Mumbai: Two college-going youths detained for trafficking LSD from USA

Mumbai Police's anti-narcotics cell arrested five people, including two students from two well-known colleges in the western suburbs.

29 Mar 2017

Western Railway

Mumbai: Western Railways fix plastic recycling machines at railway stations

Owing to the success of the 'Swachh Bharat Recycle Machine' at Churchgate station, the Western Railways (WR) has broadened its initiative and plans to install 20 more plastic bottle-crushing machines at 10 suburban stations.

21 Mar 2017


Mumbai's BEST buses undergo major makeover

BEST's historic red buses are now revamped and include automatic, clutch-free transmission for drivers, a central air-circulation system, eight charging points and a wide gap between seats.

15 Mar 2017


Rename railway station names with colonial imprints: Shiv Sena

On Tuesday, the Shiv Sena sought the renaming of 5 of Mumbai's railway stations, suggesting that they all have colonial imprints.

06 Mar 2017


TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened

TV-anchor Karan Ambardar alleged that he and his wife were "forcefully" made to wait on the Mumbai's airport aerobridge for more than an hour, after he complained about the quality of food in the flight.

14 Feb 2017

Navi Mumbai

Mumbai-based photographer wins World Press Photo Award

Mumbai-based photographer Nayan Khanolkar was ranked second in Nature category at the World Press Photo Awards.

06 Feb 2017


12 civic engineers suspended for drunk revelry in public place

12 officers of the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation were suspended after they were filmed drinking and dancing at a public place.

13 Jan 2017


IRCTC losing Rs.2 crore/day due to demonetization

IRCTC said it is incurring losses because of the waiver of service charge on online bookings, and has sought compensation from the government.

03 Oct 2016


IRCTC reports 32% growth

The Indian Railway's subsidiary, IRCTC scripted a massive turnover of about Rs.1,506 crore during the financial period 2015-16, registering a massive growth of 32%.