New Year in Mumbai: Special local trains, BEST buses to operate today

Updated: Dec 31, 2019, 12:32 IST | Rajendra B Aklekar |

Private cab aggregator Ola said they will be deploying Safety Scouts across cities, including Mumbai on New Year's Eve.

This image has been used for representational purposes only
This image has been used for representational purposes only

The Central and Western Railway will be running midnight special local trains and the BEST would be running additional buses in the night to cater to the New Year revellers.

A WR official said to clear extra rush of passengers on the occasion of the new year, Western Railway will run eight special local trains during the midnight of 31st December 2019 and 1st January 2020 including four from Churchgate to Virar and four from Virar to Churchgate.

Down (Churchgate-Virar)

Up (Virar-Churchgate)

Station

Spl 1

Spl 3

Spl 5

Spl 7

Station

Spl 2

Spl  4

Spl 6

Spl 8

Churchgate

01.15

02.00

02.30

03.25

Virar

00.15

00.45

01.40

03.05

Marine Lines

01.18

02.03

02.33

03.28

Nallasopara

00.21

00.51

01.46

03.11

Charni Road

01.20

02.05

02.35

03.30

Vasai Road

00.26

00.56

01.51

03.16

Grant Road

01.23

02.08

02.38

03.33

Naigaon

00.30

01.00

01.55

03.20

Mumbai Central

01.25

02.10

02.40

03.35

Bhayandar

00.36

01.06

02.01

03.26

Mahalaxmi

01.28

02.13

02.43

03.38

Mira Road

00.41

01.11

02.06

03.31

Lower Parel

01.31

02.16

02.46

03.41

Dahisar

00.45

01.15

02.10

03.35

Prabhadevi

01.34

02.19

02.49

03.44

Borivali

00.49

01.19

02.14

03.39

Dadar

01.36

02.21

02.51

03.46

Kandivali

00.53

01.23

02.18

03.43

Matunga Road

01.38

02.23

02.53

03.48

Malad

00.56

01.26

02.21

03.46

Mahim Jn.

01.41

02.26

02.56

03.51

Goregaon

00.59

01.29

02.24

03.49

Bandra

01.45

02.30

03.00

03.55

Ram Mandir

01.01

01.31

02.26

03.51

Khar

01.48

02.33

03.03

03.58

Jogeshwari

01.04

01.34

02.29

03.54

Santacruz

01.50

02.35

03.05

04.00

Andheri

01.08

01.38

02.33

03.58

Ville Parle

01.53

02.38

03.08

04.03

Ville Parle

01.11

01.41

02.36

04.01

Andheri

01.58

02.43

03.13

04.08

Santacruz

01.14

01.44

02.39

04.04

Jogeshwari

02.01

02.46

03.16

04.11

Khar

01.17

01.47

02.42

04.07

Ram Mandir

02.04

02.49

03.19

04.14

Bandra

01.21

01.51

02.46

04.11

Goregaon

02.06

02.51

03.21

04.16

Mahim Jn

01.24

01.54

02.49

04.14

Malad

02.10

02.55

03.25

04.20

Matunga Road

01.27

01.57

02.52

04.17

Kandivali

02.13

02.58

03.28

04.23

Dadar

01.30

02.00

02.55

04.20

Borivali

02.18

03.03

03.33

04.28

Prabhadevi

01.32

02.02

02.57

04.22

Dahisar

02.22

03.07

03.37

04.32

Lower Parel

01.35

02.05

03.00

04.25

Mira Road

02.27

03.12

03.42

04.37

Mahalaxmi

01.38

02.08

03.03

04.28

Bhayandar

02.32

03.17

03.47

04.42

Mumbai Central

01.41

02.11

03.06

04.31

Naigaon

02.38

03.23

03.53

04.48

Grant Road

01.43

02.13

03.08

04.33

Vasai Road

02.43

03.28

03.58

04.53

Charni Road

01.45

02.15

03.10

04.35

Nallasopara

02.48

03.33

04.03

04.58

Marine Lines

01.48

02.18

03.13

04.37

Virar

02.55

03.40

04.10

05.05

Churchgate

01.52

02.22

03.17

04.41


Trains from Churchgate will depart at 1.15 am, 2 am. 2:30 am and 3:25 am with the last train reaching Virar at 5.05 am. Trains from Virar will leave at 12:15 am, 12.45 am, 1.40 am and 3.05 am.

Central Railway will run four suburban special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai - Kalyan and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) Mumbai - Panvel. The first Kalyan Special will leave CSMT Mumbai at 1.30 am and arrive Kalyan at 3.00 am and the first CSMT Special will leave Kalyan at 01.30 hrs and arrive at CSMT at 3 am.

On the harbour line, a Panvel Special will leave CSMT at 1.30 am and arrive Panvel at 2.50 am. The CSMT Harbour Special will leave Panvel at 1.30 am and arrive CSMT at 2.50 am.

The BEST will operate 20 late-night buses in six routes across island city from Gateway of India, Juhu Chowpatty and Gorai creek. The buses will ply on route numbers 7 Ltd. 111, 112, 203. 231. 241 and additional buses will be run as required depending on crowd conditions in various parts of city and suburbs.

Private cab aggregator Ola said they will be deploying Safety Scouts across cities, including Mumbai on New Year’s Eve. The team comprising of both male and female personnel are specially trained by Ola to help provide safety and mobility support to citizens in high traffic areas on the 31st of December. Additionally, Ola will also be deploying Quick Response Teams, a special fleet of cars with a first aid kit, and trained personnel to attend to emergency situations through the night.

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