Western Railway’s Chief PRO Sumit Thakur told PTI that the operation of trains on the route from Bridge 502 resumed around 11.30 am on Monday as the water level of Narmada receded below the danger mark.
The favourite train of the diamond fraternity and tourists, Flying Ranee Express, partly a double-decker, zooming between Mumbai-Surat since 1906, will get a new look from Sunday – the comfortable and speedier LHB rake, a Western Railway official told news agency IANS on Saturday (Pics/Nimesh Dave)
Khar station could be a new entry point for Bandra Terminus. The Railways is upgrading and integrating the once-small station by converting it into a two-deck one and this will link it to all platforms of Bandra Terminus, reports Rajendra B. Aklekar (Pics/File and iStock)
Western Railways has come up with a creative way to stop track-crossings by enlisting the help of Yamraj, the god of death. In this unique initiative, Karambir Dahiya, a constable with the Railway Protection Force, dresses up as Yamraj in a flashy black-and-gold costume and appears on busy platforms to draw attention to the dangers of crossing the tracks. Despite repeated awareness campaigns and regular action taken by all authorities concerned, track-crossing and resulting deaths remain a significant challenge faced by the Railways. Watch this video to learn more about this innovative approach to safety.
Western Railway has decided to introduce 8 AC local trains from November 22. Of these eight, six are new services, and two are replacements, taking the total from 1,367 to 1,373. With the new addition, the total no of AC EMU services will go from 12 to 20
CR officials added that they would not be able to elaborate on the matter. But, as a part of the preparations, the Mumbai division has internally drawn up a plan and geared up the arrangements to restore services as soon as approvals come in.
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