End of an era: Mumbai's last DC local train gears up for final run

Central Railway will chuck its obsolete DC trains and ride the gravy train instead. As the Harbour line finally bids goodbye (and good riddance) to its 1,500-volt Direct Current (DC) system, here are photos of the last DC train gearing up for its final run.

Also read: Central Railway wants to sell last DC local ride for Rs 10,000

End of an era! Mumbai's last DC local train gears up for its last run

GR Meena, the motorman, and AK Prasad, Guard, will be driving the last DC local train from Kurla to CST.

The arrangement and decorations are being done at Sanpada carshed.

End of an era! Mumbai's last DC local train gears up for its last run

End of an era! Mumbai's last DC local train gears up for its last run

They have fitted old photos of DC trains that first ran since 1925. It is seen inside the first class coach from CST end. Even door bolts and other paraphernalia have been changed to match the old look for this DC rake.

End of an era! Mumbai's last DC local train gears up for its last run

End of an era! Mumbai's last DC local train gears up for its last run

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