23 Sep 2020
From Tuesday, Mumbai has been witnessing heavy downpour, which led to water-logging in various areas, directly having an impact on road and rail traffic. The rainfall would continue for another 24 hours, said reports.
04 Aug 2020
Already battered by coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe water-logging and heavy rains, that threw normal life out of gear.
15 Jun 2020
Shut since March 23, two days before a nationwide lockdown was enforced to contain the transmission of coronavirus, some Mumbai local trains resumed services today, but only to ferry those involved in essential works.
23 May 2020
A Shramik Special train ferrying passengers from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh landed up in Odisha on Friday, leaving passengers confused.
20 Jun 2019
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.
13 Jun 2019
Gujarat is bracing itself for Cyclone Vayu, which has now been categorized as 'very severe'.
15 Mar 2019
A normal evening turned tragic on Thursday after a portion of a bridge near CST in Mumbai collapsed, killing six people.
04 Mar 2019
On Sunday morning, a railway coach was set on fire in Vadodara to recreate 2002's Godhra train burning incident for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic, reports IE.
20 Feb 2019
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's Gully Boy has been getting rave reviews since its release and has got everyone trying their hand at rapping.
26 Dec 2018
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.
05 Oct 2018
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.
08 Sep 2018
Do you love non-vegetarian food and are traveling by Indian Railways on October 2? If yes, then you might consider to cancel or reschedule your plan.
07 Sep 2018
Seventeen persons were killed Thursday in separate mishaps on Mumbai's suburban network of Western and Central Railways, the railway police said.
07 Aug 2018
A week ago, the Railways launched a number where people can send their complaints on WhatsApp.
10 Jul 2018
The Punjab government has landed in a major embarrassment: an Arjuna awardee, whom CM Amarinder Singh chose for appointment as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), has been found to possess a fake graduation degree.
04 Jul 2018
On Tuesday, Mumbai woke up to an overbridge collapse in Andheri which left five injured.
22 Jun 2018
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.
08 May 2018
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.
04 May 2018
For the first time in the Indian Railways, a passenger train - the Mumbai-Delhi Special Rajdhani - will have an engine at the front and at the rear, to save travel time.
26 Apr 2018
Two porters, who were mowed down by a Mumbai local train on Tuesday while trying to clear the body of a 66-year-old man off the tracks, couldn't hear the repeated honks blown by the Virar-bound train motorman, cops said today.
16 Apr 2018
To help citizens adapt to the recent plastic ban, BMC plans to install around 500 plastic bottle-crushing machines, which will be funded by corporates through CSR.
09 Apr 2018
If you are looking to tour the Mettupalayam-Coonoor region with a large group, maybe for a wedding, a formal get-together or just a pleasure trip, the Indian Railways offers a vintage option.
04 Apr 2018
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.
28 Mar 2018
iPhone owners of Mumbai, rejoice! You can now book tickets on your mobile to avail local trains of the city's suburban network.
08 Mar 2018
Medical emergencies on local trains are not rare events.
06 Mar 2018
Psychologists say color plays an important part in influencing our psyche. That's why restaurants have red walls, as red apparently increases hunger.
25 Feb 2018
The Railways is taking major strides towards women empowerment. Recently, it launched all-women crews at Mumbai's Matunga and Jaipur's Gandhinagar railway stations.
02 Feb 2018
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday, during his budget speech, announced that almost all Mumbai Region stations that exceed footfall of more than 25,000 will soon get escalators.
25 Dec 2017
Mumbai's first air-conditioned local train made a historical maiden journey this morning from Borivali station to Churchgate station.
04 Nov 2017
Passengers traveling on the newly-launched third Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express can say goodbye to dirty hand towels, and pillow covers provided on trains.
11 Oct 2017
A report by the Railways has given a clean chit to its officials in Mumbai's Elphinstone stampede case. It has instead blamed rains and rumors.
05 Oct 2017
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray took out a procession to the Western Railways headquarters at Churchgate, Mumbai to protest the stampede that occurred on the foot-over bridge of Elphinstone station claiming 23 lives.
03 Oct 2017
As many as 150 officials representing various government agencies will inspect all suburban railway stations on Mumbai's Central and Western Railways lines.
01 Oct 2017
As the stampede on the overbridge connecting Mumbai's Elphinstone Road and Parel railway stations claimed 22 lives and injured about 32, it has been revealed that railways consistently ignored warnings tweeted by Mumbaikars and concerns raised by RS MP Sachin Tendulkar and Sena MP Arvind Sawant.
29 Sep 2017
At least 22 people were killed and 30 injured in a stampede at the foot-over bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road suburban railway station.
20 Sep 2017
Twenty days after "typhoon-like" rains inundated Mumbai, the city once again battled heavy showers and life was thrown out of gear.
21 Jul 2017
Mumbai University students are scared of losing their seats in foreign-universities and in Indian colleges, as online assessment of answer sheets is nowhere near meeting its July 31 deadline.
05 Jul 2017
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.
04 Jul 2017
Dr. Balwant Ghatpande, who turned 102 this year, is counted among oldest practising doctors in Pune.
09 May 2017
Sale of junk food in school canteens of Maharashtra has now been prohibited by the government.