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Central Railways News
Railways apps for for employees, passengers: North Central Railways launches 'NCR RASTA' and 'Yatri RASTA'
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
On Thursday, The North Central Railways (NCR) launched two mobile apps, 'NCR RASTA' and 'Yatri RASTA', for its employees and passengers, respectively, for locating assets and stations.
Central Railway Alert! Mega block coming on October 14 due to Thane and Diva line work
Tue, Oct 02, 2018
Central Railway users will be put to some more trouble this month due to the ongoing work. The existing rail lines between Thane and Diva were shifted to make room for two new lines and the work was partially completed on Sunday.
Indian Railways may replace guards on trains
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
The Railway Board is toying with the idea of replacing the ‘guard’ with ‘motormen’ on suburban EMUs or local trains
Indian Railways 'waterproof' engine set to defy waterlogging in Mumbai!
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
Those living in Mumbai taking Indian Railways trains find themselves stuck due to waterlogging in certain stretches during monsoon
Mumbai rains: Central Railways operations unhampered, except on this route; all details here
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
Central Railway has taken precautionary steps in providing service to passengers.
Indian Railways to fine you Rs 25000 for using plastic on its premises; here are details
Sun, Jul 08, 2018
The Indian Railways is awaiting Maharashtra Environment Ministry's approval to penalise passengers who use plastic on its premises.
Mumbai rain: Central Railway cancels some trains; see if you are affected
Sun, Jul 08, 2018
Central Railway stated that due to continuous heavy rain and grim forecast, the following trains have been cancelled or diverted.
Mumbai Rains: Central Railway cancels mega block; avoid travelling on these trains
Sun, Jul 08, 2018
Central Railway was going to roll out mega block in Vidyavihar-Byculla up slow line from 11.20 am to 4.20 pm & Kurla-Vashi Up and Dn Harbour Lines from 11.10 am to 4.20 pm.
Central Railway trains to hit mega block on Sunday; check timing here
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
There will be a mega block on Central Railways this Sunday for work on Parel terminus. The mega block will be from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. Slow trains leaving CSMT will be diverted to fast tracks between Byculla and Matunga.
Good news for Indian Railways, bad for road users in Mumbai; here is why
Thu, May 31, 2018
Rail tracks will be prioritised over roads when it comes to saving them from getting drowned, the authorities have collectively decided. So in case of flooded streets and submerged tracks, the government machinery will focus on clearing the tracks first. Each year, suburban railway is crippled for at least four days during monsoon.
Despite Rs 23 cr spend, Western Railway, Central Railway still struggling with monsoon blues
Tue, May 15, 2018
Year after year crores are spent on cleaning nullahs and culverts along railway tracks but this money is literally going down the drain. Since 2009-2010, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has given around Rs 23 crore to the Central and Western Railways.
Railways Re 1 clinics are a runaway success as 50,000 check in
Fri, May 11, 2018
Nearly 50,000 commuters checked their health status at the ‘one rupee clinic’ situated at various stations along the Central Railway (CR) route in a year. The first clinic was opened at the Ghatkopar railway station on May 10, 2017.
Central Railway timetable to be tweaked: What you should know
Fri, May 04, 2018
On August 29, last year, there was heavy rainfall and 45 trains got stranded on tracks, which affected commute for days. This time, however, the situation could be slightly better, as during heavy rains, the Central Railway may tweak its timetable and lessen the number of train services.
How Railways revenues got Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy, cola, other ads booster shot
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
The Central Railway (CR) has earned over Rs one crore in the last financial year by renting its various premises and rail coaches for film shootings, an official said. During the financial year 2017-18, around 16 films, including advertisements, a web series and documentaries, were shot at different CR locations by various filmmakers and production houses.
Good news! Central Railways suburban stations to get massive upgrade
Tue, Apr 10, 2018
Senior CR officials said that right now, 34 escalators have been commissioned for public use. “We shall be constructing 40 escalators before monsoon . Testing and other technical works of many of these are underway,” said SK Jain, Divisional Railway Manager (Mumbai), CR.
Good news from Railways for 12 lakh Mumbai passengers on Harbour line, trains set to speed up
Wed, Apr 04, 2018
he Central Railway (CR) will soon increase speed of trains on this line that connects Mumbai with Navi Mumbai. The CR authorities are working towards increasing the speed of trains from 80kmph to 105kmph. "We have prepared a proposal for increasing the speed to 105kmph between Mankhurd and Panvel stations. We are awaiting further permissions," said SK Jain, Divisional Railway Manager (Mumbai), Central Railway
Central Railways nets over Rs 100 crore from ticketless travellers in 7 months
Sun, Nov 12, 2017
"The Central Railway registered a record ticket checking earnings of Rs 100.67 crore for the period April to October 2017 and credit for this goes to the intensive campaign against ticketless and irregular travellers launched by the commercial department," said the official.
76 new Mumbai locals post monsoon to ease commuter troubles
Tue, May 09, 2017
Central and Western railways of Mumbai will introduce up to 76 new services starting from stations like Bandra, Dadar and Kurla post the monsoon season.