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Mumbai-Pune train services likely to resume today

The suspension of services on the busy route has inconvenienced lakhs of passengers. Services on CR’s Mumbai-Pune route are still to resume a fortnight after they were disrupted when boulders fell on the tracks following heavy rain. The suspension of services on the busy route has inconvenienced lakhs of passengers. A CR official said Mumbai-Pune […]

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Terrible Tuesday for Central Railway

Flooded tracks lead to services being held up all through the day on Harbour and Central Line Central Railway (CR) was thrown completely out of gear on Tuesday due to the incessant rainfall that lashed the city through Monday night and the early hours of Tuesday. CR suspended services towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus beyond Thane […]

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Train derailed due to overheating

Slow local was scheduled to terminate at Kurla station The derailment of a local train of the Central Railway (CR) on Sunday evening seems to have been caused due to overheating of the wheel bearing. At around 8.55 p.m. one wheel of a coach went off the tracks near Kurla station affecting services for over […]

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BKC-Chunabhatti flyover to be ready by June-end

For girder installation, Central Railway to restrict train movements for four hours on March 17, 18. The under-construction flyover, connecting Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) to Chunabhatti, will miss the March deadline, which has been extended to June-end. Sources from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) said delay in the project happened as permission from the […]

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Day after inauguration, Parel railway terminus faces glitches

Passengers waiting for local trains from the newly inaugurated Parel mini-terminus on Monday afternoon faced delays and inconvenience, as a technical failure between Parel and Dadar disrupted the services for close to an hour. The disruption, at 12.38pm, affected the slow and fast trains towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Kalyan. The issue was […]

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Indian Railways to integrate its control room with GPS system

In a bid to step up passenger safety on board local and outstation trains, the Indian Railways (IR) has upgraded its security helpline 182. Enabled with the GPS (Global Positioning System), the helpline will aid railway personnel to track the location of the complainant and alert the nearest security guards to reach the spot at […]

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Badlapur foot overbridge near Mumbai to shut for repairs

Commuters at Badlapur station are likely to face some inconvenience Thursday onwards as the foot overbridge (FOB) at the station will soon undergo repairs. “The middle FOB connecting platforms 1, 2 and 3 will be closed from August 9 to September 3 for carrying out repairs. Therefore, passengers are requested to kindly bear with the […]