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DC-AC conversion between Thane and Kalyan soon

Friday 1 November '13

The conversion will help in saving energy and cut transmission losses.
Just 80 of 194 ATVMs on WR operational

Tuesday 8 October '13

It has been proposed that zonal railways sanction 400 ATVMs for its suburban section.
From a 2,000-tonne heap of scrap to a garden and heritage gallery

Thursday 3 October '13

Carriage Workshop in Matunga has transformed, thanks to efforts of employees.
Local trains killed 139 gangmen in four years, says data

Tuesday 24 September '13

There are 310 vacancies in Mumbai division of WR and 449 on CR for gangmen.
On local trains, it's graffiti grief for women

Monday 9 September '13

Police say difficult to catch offenders; railway authorities say they do not have separate data on offence
IP-based CCTVs to secure CST, five other city stations

Saturday 27 July '13

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) will soon become the first railway station in the city to have internet protocol-based smart CCTV cameras that will automatically detect unusual movement or activity...
IP-based CCTVs, five other city stations

Saturday 27 July '13

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) will soon become the first railway station in the city to have internet protocol-based smart CCTV cameras that will automatically detect unusual movement or activity...
Yellow strips on rail tracks, whistle boards to curb trespass deaths

Saturday 20 July '13

To curb the number of deaths due to trespassing, the Central Railway (CR) will paint yellow strips on tracks and put whistle boards in accident prone areas.
Rly helpline of little help, say commuters

Wednesday 26 June '13

Since October 2008, Government Railway Police (GRP) has resolved only around 25 per cent of the total complaints received on its helpline.
The Healing Touch

Sunday 23 June '13

Dr J P Jain, with nearly 30 years of experience, has brought the life of many a railway employee back on track
Western Railway fights red ant menace

Monday 17 June '13

‘Ants crawl up rakes, damage electronic equipment of PA system, cables’
RPF dog squad gets 10 new members

Monday 10 June '13

The Mumbai division of Central Railways (CR) protection force has got a boost, with six sniffer and tracker dogs returning from training.
Steam locomotive set to return on Neral-Matheran route

Monday 3 June '13

THE steam locomotive will come back to life on Neral-Matheran Hill Railway by June 10.
‘Inferior’ electrical equipment lying idle in WR scrapyard

Tuesday 28 May '13

Electrical equipment such as LED-based emergency lights, fans and invertors worth crores of rupees bought by Western Railway (WR) are lying in its Lower Parel workshop scrapyard after officials claime...
A journey down memory line

Tuesday 28 May '13

A strong reminder of the colonial roots and strength of Indian Railways, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), formerly Victoria Terminus, completes 125 years this month.
Evergreen bhelpuri

Sunday 12 May '13

Vithal Bhelwala is no more but his name carries on, famous not only in Mumbai but across the world.
Central Railway dog army gets extra bite

Wednesday 8 May '13

With the recent purchase of Bingo and Bruno, the sniffer dog army of Central Railway (CR) is set to swell to 39.
Body lies on tracks for hours as officials argue

Saturday 20 April '13

IN an alleged case of negligence, the body of man hit by a train on Thursday lay unattended for hours some 4 km from Chiplun station as officials argued about who should clear the tracks.
Bansal 1st rly minister to visit Parel workshop

Thursday 18 April '13

Pawan Kumar Bansal became the first railway minister Wednesday to visit the Parel workshop.
WR confused over implementation of luxury service coach

Monday 4 March '13

Even as the rail budget for 2013-14 has promised a luxury coach ‘Anubhuti’ in some of the Indian Railways’ premier train like Rajdhani and Shatabdi, Western Railway (WR) officials are confused about i...


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