Mumbai's first AC local: Things that are just not right about the train

Updated: Dec 31, 2017, 11:59
  • Mumbai's first AC local: Things that are just not right about the train

    The AC local made its maiden journey yesterday from Borivli to Churchgate, nearly 20 months after the Rs 54-crore rake first arrived in Mumbai. However, here are 11 reasons that the commuters just didn't like about the train. 1. Tickets for train not available on UTS App till end of day

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    Doors do not open immediately after the train halts

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    Several commuters have criticised WR, stating that the AC local should have been introduced as additional services, instead of eating into the existing timetable

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    No mention of AC train on station indicators 

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    Passengers whose favourite trains have been cancelled will now have to plan their commute accordingly, and either take the local that comes before or after the AC service

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    No separate luggage compartment. Total confusion about ladies coach etc nobody knew it existed. It also needs physical barriers to segregate

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    No CCTV cameras.; officials say these will be added

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    No announcement to inform commuters about AC train and special charges. No announcement before doors opening or closing

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    On Tuesday, 12 of the regular services had been cancelled so the time slots could be given to the AC train

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    Passengers whose favourite trains have been cancelled will now have to plan their commute accordingly, and either take the local that comes before or after the AC service

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    It will be particularly bad in the peak hours, with the overcrowding getting worse in a cascading effect

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The first Air conditioned local In Mumbai and India started its jouney from Borivali, Mumbai recently. While a number of passengers gave it a thumbs up, here are some things that make it not so perfect