25 May 2020
Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.
15 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today
The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.
05 Aug 2019
Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt
Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.
28 Apr 2019
Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane
On Saturday, a 20-year-old woman, Pooja Chauhan, gave birth to a baby boy in 'One Rupee Clinic' at Thane railway station.
15 Mar 2019
Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains
Mumbai local rail network is considered an essential lifeline of the city.
22 Jan 2019
New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Free Wi-Fi, VR headsets, and more!
The Indian Railways recently launched a third Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi that was flagged off by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on 19 January.
18 Dec 2018
Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh
In the run up to the 2014 elections, Narendra Modi had promised that every person in the country would receive Rs. 15 lakh if Indians' black money stored in offshore accounts was recovered.
10 Dec 2018
Mumbai to Goa, Nagpur to get 50 winter special trains
Central Railway (CR) will run 50 winter special trains from Mumbai to Karmali, Nagpur, Ajni, and Thivim between December 17 and January 8 next year to clear passenger rush.
29 Nov 2018
Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day
If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.
11 Nov 2018
Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal
Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.
25 Oct 2018
Amitabh Bachchan appeals rail commuters to travel safe. Watch video
The Central Railway has roped in Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan to spread the message of safe train travel.
12 Oct 2018
Central Railway holds 1-day meet on Govt e-Marketplace
The Central Railway held a one-day meeting on the national mission on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to get more sellers and buyers on board, an official said today.
08 Oct 2018
Mumbai: Train hits dead end at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus platform
The engine of the Mumbai-bound Pawan Express hit the dead end of a platform at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai early today.
06 Oct 2018
Pune: Hoarding-frame collapses, man killed right after immersing wife's ashes
A 40-year-old man, who was returning home after immersing his wife's ashes, was among the four people killed when a hoarding in railway station premises fell on vehicles on the adjoining road in Pune today.
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.
02 Sep 2018
Mumbai: Safety on trains in your hands, courtesy an app
Come October, and the Central Railway (CR) will roll out a mobile application to cater to safety-related problems in the local or outstation trains.
02 Sep 2018
New vibrant, nature-themed look for Mumbai local coaches
After the Bihar-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Express, it's now the turn of the local trains in Mumbai to undergo a makeover.
07 Aug 2018
Received more 'good morning' forwards than complaints on helpline: Railways
A week ago, the Railways launched a number where people can send their complaints on WhatsApp.
02 Aug 2018
Mumbai: Vine snake rests around ceiling fan in Mumbai local
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.
24 Jul 2018
Lower Parel ROB closed: Chaos, crowd as common people inconvenienced
Agreeing to the suggestions put forth by an expert committee of IIT-Bombay, BMC and Western Railway, the pivotal Delise Bridge or Lower Parel ROB in Mumbai was closed down for repairs today morning.
10 Jul 2018
Mumbai rains Day-4: Dabbawalas cancel services, WR trains suspended
As heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai this morning, several services were suspended, including the city's famous dabba service and the AC locals.
09 Jul 2018
Heavy rains in Mumbai: Schools shut; trains and buses delayed
Torrential monsoon rains lashed Mumbai and its neighboring areas, flooding streets, rail-tracks and crippling life in the city.
09 Jul 2018
Mumbai rains Day-3: Schools closed, traffic hit, Vasai cut off
Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and its nearby regions, forcing schools to shut down and hitting rail and road traffic.
25 Jun 2018
Torrential rainfall shatters Mumbai: Three deaths, traffic slowdown, train delays
Mumbai continues to reel under torrential rainfall, affecting local train services and causing heavy traffic gridlocks.
14 Jun 2018
Maharashtra students have a chapter on a railway-cop. Here's why
Maharashtra Board has dedicated a chapter to one 'Rekha Mishra.' Wondering why?
09 Jun 2018
Rains cripple Mumbai: Flights and trains delayed, water-logging, traffic jams
Heavy rainfall lashed Mumbai today, crippling normal life.
06 Jun 2018
Hospital train, Lifeline Express, arriving in Latur on June 15
The Lifeline Express, touted to be the world's first hospital train providing medical aid and relief to patients living in far-flung and inaccessible areas, is arriving in Maharashtra's Latur next week.
23 May 2018
Mumbai: Book local-train tickets via mobile app for 5% discount
In a bid to encourage commuters of Mumbai's suburban rail network to use UTS mobile ticketing app, the Railways has planned to give 5% discounts on tickets booked via their mobile app.
08 May 2018
125 new ATVMs in Western-Railways stations, relief for 36L commuters
Western Railway (WR) has decided to install 125 new ATVMs across its stations, which is set to bring a huge relief to smart-card holders.
05 May 2018
Railways clocks abysmal punctuality figures, thanks to massive maintenance work
On one hand, Indian Railways registered one of its best safety records in decades. On the other, its performance in punctuality was abysmal.
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.
30 Apr 2018
Central Railway to run summer special trains between Mumbai, Goa
The Central Railway (CR) has decided to run six additional summer special trains between Mumbai in Maharashtra and Karmali in Goa to clear the extra rush of passengers.
26 Apr 2018
Central Railway earns over Rs. 1 crore from film shoots
The Central Railway (CR) has earned over Rs. 1 crore in the last financial year 2017-18 by renting its various premises and rail coaches for film shootings, an official said on Wednesday.
10 Apr 2018
Railways: Number of accident-casualties decrease 50%, lowest in 18 years
Days earlier, data showed that number of accidents in Indian Railways fell to two-digit figures for the first time in 35 years.
06 Apr 2018
Who delayed Mumbai trains? BJP workers, railway-officials blame each other
Several trains arrived late in Mumbai after BJP workers, being ferried in special services for the party's 38th Foundation Day rally at Bandra Kurla Complex, insisted on unscheduled halts en route, Western Railway (WR) officials said.
04 Apr 2018
Mumbai: 'Pay as you please' for free-urinals in suburban stations
The free urinals at the suburban railway stations in Mumbai will now have a drop-box at the exit where you can 'pay as you please' for the service.
01 Apr 2018
Fewer than 100 railway-accidents for first time in 35 years
Despite a series of fatal derailments in 2017, the Indian Railways has achieved one of its best safety records in decades this financial year.
20 Mar 2018
Mumbai: 11 cops injured in stone-pelting by students; 2 arrested
As many as 11 personnel of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) suffered injuries in stone pelting today by the agitating students demanding jobs in railways.
20 Mar 2018
Mumbai: Students demanding jobs block railway tracks, commuters affected
Lakhs of commuters traveling between Matunga and Dadar stations faced severe difficulties as scores of agitated and protesting students demanded railway recruitment by blocking rail traffic during the peak hours on Tuesday.
08 Mar 2018
Mumbai's Central Railway training its personnel for medical emergencies
Medical emergencies on local trains are not rare events.