Mumbai Local Trains

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Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

16 Feb 2019

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.

Maharashtra: Traffic hit after two wagons of goods-train catches fire

09 Nov 2018

Maharashtra: Traffic hit after two wagons of goods-train catches fire

Train traffic was hit in Maharashtra after two wagons of a goods train caught fire in Dahanu of Palghar district on Thursday night.

Mumbai: IBM techie dies while boarding a local train

10 Oct 2018

Mumbai: IBM techie dies while boarding a local train

A software engineer, working with IBM, was crushed under a Mumbai local train after he lost his balance while boarding it.

Mumbai: Train hits dead end at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus platform

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.

Mumbai: Vine snake rests around ceiling fan in Mumbai local

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.

Mumbai: Man's suicide attempt on rail-track averted by commuters, jawan

31 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Man's suicide attempt on rail-track averted by commuters, jawan

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.

Mumbai: Woman slips while trying to board moving train, dies

13 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Woman slips while trying to board moving train, dies

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.

Mumbai rains: Three dead, five missing, train services suspended

07 Jul 2018

Mumbai rains: Three dead, five missing, train services suspended

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.

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.

Faulty signaling hits Mumbai train services during peak time

19 Mar 2018

Faulty signaling hits Mumbai train services during peak time

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.

Suburban train services on Mumbai's Harbour line disrupted

01 Mar 2018

Suburban train services on Mumbai's Harbour line disrupted

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.

Mumbai theft victim falls off train, loses fingers, foot crushed

09 Feb 2018

Mumbai theft victim falls off train, loses fingers, foot crushed

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.

Mumbai local catches fire at Dadar station, no casualties reported

03 Feb 2018

Mumbai local catches fire at Dadar station, no casualties reported

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.

Railways to install 12 lakh CCTV cameras in 11,000 trains

24 Jan 2018

Railways to install 12 lakh CCTV cameras in 11,000 trains

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.

Mumbai: Railway introduces wireless device to issue AC train tickets

24 Jan 2018

Mumbai: Railway introduces wireless device to issue AC train tickets

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.

Mumbai: First-class passes now valid for AC local trains

17 Jan 2018

Mumbai: First-class passes now valid for AC local trains

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.

Mumbai's first AC local train makes maiden journey

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.

CCTV cameras, talk-back systems: Mumbai locals to get safer

16 Nov 2017

CCTV cameras, talk-back systems: Mumbai locals to get safer

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.

Mumbai to get its first AC local from January 1

08 Nov 2017

Mumbai to get its first AC local from January 1

The air-conditioned (AC) suburban train in Mumbai will run from January 1 as announced by Union railway minister Piyush Goyal.

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

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.

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

30 Sep 2017

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

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."

Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

20 Sep 2017

Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

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.

Woman pulled off train for resisting robber; gets run over

04 Sep 2017

Woman pulled off train for resisting robber; gets run over

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.

Mumbai: Commuters stage "rail roko" protest at Vasind

01 Sep 2017

Mumbai: Commuters stage "rail roko" protest at Vasind

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.

Railway ministry to launch single ticket system in Mumbai

26 Jul 2017

Railway ministry to launch single ticket system in Mumbai

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.

19 Mumbai suburban railway stations get free Wi-Fi facility

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.

Mumbai: Man masturbates at woman, official laughs off complaint

10 Jul 2017

Mumbai: Man masturbates at woman, official laughs off complaint

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.

Mumbai local train's status to be available on Google Maps

05 Jul 2017

Mumbai local train's status to be available on Google Maps

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.

BMC's plan to reduce flooding in Mumbai not even done by half

18 Jun 2017

BMC's plan to reduce flooding in Mumbai not even done by half

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.

Mumbai- 1,300 BMC staff to lose jobs because of GST

25 May 2017

Mumbai- 1,300 BMC staff to lose jobs because of GST

With the implementation of GST, Octroi duties will be scrapped, which means those working in the Octroi department will lose their jobs.

In a first, 200 electric taxis to run in Maharashtra

19 May 2017

In a first, 200 electric taxis to run in Maharashtra

In a first in India, approximately 200 electric taxis will run in Maharashtra on 26th May.

Mumbai: 1 arrested for attempting to derail local train

24 Apr 2017

Mumbai: 1 arrested for attempting to derail local train

A 19-year-old named Deva Sukhlal Kaul was arrested for attempting to wreck a local train and has been sent to police custody till 27th April.