Mumbai Local Trains: News
14 Aug 2022Mumbai
After receiving a positive response on the scenic Mumbai-Pune Western Ghats section, the Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai plans to expand the popularity of the broader view vistadome train coaches in the scenic Mumbai-Goa Konkan belt.
05 Jul 2022Mumbai
Several parts of Mumbai were submerged in water on Tuesday as heavy rains continued to lash the financial capital and its surrounding areas.
16 Aug 2021Mumbai
All public gardens, playgrounds, chowpatties, and beaches in Mumbai will now remain open from 6 am to 10 pm as part of fresh relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions, Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Monday.
14 Aug 2021Mumbai
Mumbai local trains are set to start running for fully vaccinated people from tomorrow, August 15.
10 Aug 2021Mumbai
Arrangements will be made at 65 railway stations in Mumbai, where quick response or QR code-based passes will be issued to people who have taken both doses of COVID-19 vaccine and wish to travel in suburban local trains, city mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Tuesday.
09 Aug 2021Mumbai
Fully vaccinated citizens of Mumbai can travel in local trains from August 15, but a gap of 14 days from the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine is necessary to avail the facility, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.
09 Aug 2021Mumbai
Mumbai's "lifeline" suburban train network is set to resume from August 15 (Independence Day), albeit on some conditions, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced on Sunday.
24 Feb 2021Western Railway
The Western Railway is facing an annual revenue loss of about Rs. 5,000 crore due to the COVID-19 crisis which affected services and led to a drop in the number of train travelers, a senior official from Western Railway has said.
01 Feb 2021Mumbai
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 2021Mumbai
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.
16 Feb 2019Mumbai
In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.
09 Nov 2018Maharashtra
Train traffic was hit in Maharashtra after two wagons of a goods train caught fire in Dahanu of Palghar district on Thursday night.
10 Oct 2018Mumbai
A software engineer, working with IBM, was crushed under a Mumbai local train after he lost his balance while boarding it.
08 Oct 2018Mumbai
The engine of the Mumbai-bound Pawan Express hit the dead end of a platform at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai early today.
02 Aug 2018Mumbai
Passengers of a Mumbai suburban train were left shocked after they spotted a snake coiled around the ceiling fan of a first-class coach today morning.
31 Jul 2018Mumbai
A man, apparently troubled by some family problems, lied down on a railway track in Mumbai, allegedly to commit suicide, but his attempt was foiled by the alert commuters and a security force jawan.
13 Jul 2018Mumbai
A 50-year-old woman lost her life after she slipped into the gap between the train and a platform in Mumbai's Borivali station.
07 Jul 2018Mumbai
Three days after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Andheri, heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai again on Saturday, and resulted in the city's train service getting held-up during the showers.
22 Jun 2018Mumbai
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.
19 Mar 2018Mumbai
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.
01 Mar 2018Mumbai
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.
09 Feb 2018Mumbai
A 23-year-old woman in Mumbai was severely injured when she fell off a moving train and was hit by another in a robbery bid.
03 Feb 2018Mumbai
Thousands of Mumbai local train commuters had to face inconvenience as rail traffic was affected due to a major fire that broke out in one of the coaches of a local train at Dadar Railway Station on Friday.
24 Jan 2018India
The government is expected to set aside Rs. 3,000 crore in Budget 2018 for the Indian Railways for purchasing 12 lakh CCTV cameras to improve passenger security and provide a more secure travel experience.
24 Jan 2018Mumbai
The Western Railway (WR) in Mumbai is planning to introduce new hand-held wireless devices for issuing tickets to passengers who have first-class tickets and want to travel by the air-conditioned train that runs between Churchgate and Virar.
17 Jan 2018India
Soon after India got its first air-conditioned local train in Mumbai in December 2017, the Western Railway has recently proposed to make the existing first-class passes of local train valid for the AC locals as well.
25 Dec 2017Mumbai
Mumbai's first air-conditioned local train made a historical maiden journey this morning from Borivali station to Churchgate station.
16 Nov 2017Mumbai
Mumbai locals under the Western Railway (WR) might soon have close circuit television (CCTV) cameras and talk-back systems to ensure greater safety of the 3.5 million people who use it for daily commute.
23 Oct 2017Mumbai
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.
30 Sep 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray threatened the government's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train by saying that "until the present infrastructure of local railways is made better, not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for bullet train in Mumbai."
20 Sep 2017Mumbai
Torrential rains continued to batter Mumbai for the second day, severely affecting the flight operations, delaying the suburban rail services, and disrupting the road traffic.
04 Sep 2017Mumbai
Sudhir Bansal, a 43-year-old woman, fell off a moving train and died as she tried to resist a robber from snatching her handbag at the door.
01 Sep 2017Mumbai
Agitated that local train services on Mumbai's Titwala-Kasara route haven't resumed even three days after the Duronto Express derailment, commuters staged a "rail roko" protest at Vasind station.
26 Jul 2017Mumbai
In order to ease travelling for commuters and reduce losses, railway ministry will integrate ticketing system in next three years and kickstart it in Mumbai on pilot basis.
12 Jul 2017Mumbai
Commuters can now browse the internet as 19 stations on Mumbai suburban rail network are provided with free Wi-Fi facility.
10 Jul 2017Mumbai
The Railway Police registered a complaint after a Bengaluru woman's Facebook post about a man masturbating at her on a local train went viral.
05 Jul 2017Mumbai
The Western Railways (WR) is going to approach Google to link trains with Google Maps which will enable commuters to check live status and position of local trains on the maps.
18 Jun 2017Mumbai
Drowning in the complaints about rains every year, Mumbai's BMC's ambitious projects that were planned after July 26, 2005 flood are not even halfway done.
25 May 2017Mumbai
With the implementation of GST, Octroi duties will be scrapped, which means those working in the Octroi department will lose their jobs.