Mumbai Local

  • Government may rethink rail fare hike for Mumbai suburban trains 24-06-2014 08:42 AM

    Mumbai: Pressure is mounting on the Narendra Modi government to scrap the rail fare hike for Mumbai suburban trains. Government sources say that there are concerns after the Bharatiya Janata Party's oldest ally Shiv Sena's criticism in Saamna. Sources say while there can be no rollback of the hike, but...
  • 50-year-old woman stabbed to death in Mumbai local train 22-03-2014 11:01 AM

    Mumbai: A 50-year-old elderly woman has been stabbed to death in a Mumbai local train on Saturday morning. The incident took place inside the luggage compartment of a Virar-bound local train. Police have filed an FIR in the case against unknown persons. They claim that the victim was a vegetable...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-03-2014 10:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris 20-03-2014 08:43 PM

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • Mumbai: Coupling between bogies of train breaks, 3 injured 20-03-2014 03:49 PM

    Mumbai: Three passengers on board a local train were injured when the coupling between its bogies broke. The incident reportedly happened between Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More details are awaited. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Kejriwal's 'day-out' in Mumbai 16-03-2014 07:54 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who recently took a ride of the local trains in Mumbai. ...
  • Mumbai: Kejriwal blames media for ruckus at Churchgate railway station 13-03-2014 05:30 PM

    Former Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal has blamed the media for the chaos at Mumbai's Churchgate railway station on Wednesday. ...
  • CJ Show: WARR against railway rowdies 03-11-2013 06:18 PM

    CJ's Dipesh Tank and Vaishali Janardhan are on a mission to eliminate rowdy behaviour in Mumbai's local trains. They have formed a movement called 'War against Railway Rowdies and are surveying the types of abuse faced by women on board the trains. Watch their story as they try to fight...
  • Maharashtra: Incessant rains kill two, wreak havoc in Mumbai 16-06-2013 08:00 PM

    Mumbai: Incessant rains, lashing many parts of Maharashtra on Sunday, brought life in Mumbai to a complete standstill and led to the death two people in the state. Mumbai, Pune and Satara witnessed heavy downpour while local trains in Mumbai were delayed by 45 minutes. Electricity supply to Pimpri-Chinchwad railway...
  • Waterlogged streets, traffic jams: Is BMC prepared to fight rain misery? 10-06-2013 11:55 PM

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) preparedness is once again under question as the drop in temperatures has come with waterlogged streets, traffic jams and delayed train schedules. ...
  • Mumbai: Motormen on strike, local trains hit 20-07-2012 07:36 PM

    Mumbai: The lifeline of Mumbai took a hit on Friday evening as the motormen on the suburban network's Western Line are on strike. As many as 200 assistant motormen went on mass leave putting several demands before the government. Following the move by the motormen, the services on the Western...
  • Mumbai: Motormen threaten strike, locals run late 20-07-2012 05:26 PM

    Mumbai: The motormen of the Western Line in Mumbai have threatened to go on strike citing harassment of those who went on strike in 2010 for a day by the management. As many as 150 of the total 445 motormen on the Western Line have threatened to go on mass...
  • Mumbai: Woman jumps to death from moving train 16-06-2012 10:06 PM

    Mumbai: A 30-year-old female on Saturday jumped to death in a creek from a moving suburban train between Bandra and Mahim railway stations, railway police said. According to the police, the woman identified as M Deepti was travelling in a Churchgate-bound local train and at about 12 pm, she plunged...
  • Why Mumbai trains fall prey to frequent breakdowns 03-05-2012 01:06 PM

    Mumbai: Disruption in train services is fast becoming a norm in the Mumbai suburban rail network. Of late, glitch after glitch has tossed the daily travel schedule of many of the nearly 70 lakh suburban commuters askew. Yesterday gave a double testimony to this growing disturbance. There were technical problems...
  • How long train journeys helped Rahane 20-04-2012 11:03 AM

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  • Mumbai locals under extreme strain: Central Railways PRO 20-04-2012 08:29 AM

    Vidyadhar Malegaonkar, Chief PRO, Central Railway said that people in Mumbai were forced to trespass railway lines as "there are not too many connectivities". ...
  • CJ throws light on commuter woes on Mumbai local trains 20-04-2012 08:16 AM

    On Thursday morning, three commuters in an overcrowded Kalyan-CST local hit a signal pole and fell to their death. ...
  • Rush makes Mumbai's lifeline a deathline 19-04-2012 11:30 PM

    Three people died and 15 others got injured after people fell on the tracks due to overcrowding in local train. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-04-2012 11:22 PM

    India test fires its most powerful long-range missile Agni-V. Three dead as 18 people fall from Mumbai local due to overcrowding. ...
  • Mumbai on the death trail

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  • Mumbai: 18 fall off crowded local train, 3 dead 19-04-2012 08:22 PM

    Mumbai: It has been a harrowing time for the millions of commuters as the citys lifeline took a hit because of a fire in a main signal. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told the state assembly that the situation would be resolved by Friday night. The technical snag de-railed the...
  • Mumbai: 3 dead after falling from local train 19-04-2012 12:04 PM

    Mumbai: The turbulence in local trains in Mumbai has taken a toll. Three people died after they fell from a local train between Nahur and Bhandup stations (central line) during heavy rush. Fifteen people were injured. The Nahur station is just ahead of the Mulund station. Central Railway chief PRO...
  • Mumbai lifeline hit: Passengers worried 18-04-2012 10:25 AM

    The local train network is running late because of a fire in the electronic signal panel. ...
  • Mumbai: Thousands stranded as rail services hit 18-04-2012 08:18 AM

    Mumbai: Thousands of commuters were stranded on the Central Railway (CR) stations after a midnight fire in a signal cabin. It will take three to four days to fully restore the traffic, a CR spokesperson said adding that services on the Harbour line were also hampered. Only 70 per cent...
  • Woman power for Mumbai trains 02-08-2010 01:19 PM

    At the age of 34, Preeti Kumari is training to be one of India's few rail motorwomen. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai's lifeline 3 years post-7/11 attacks 11-07-2009 10:52 PM

    CNN-IBN's Shoaib Ahmed finds out how secure are Mumbai trains. ...
  • Western Railway hounors Asha Bhonsle 09-02-2008 08:45 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage rubbished claims that Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) has been stalled due to non-participation of Indian players and sponsorship issues. "The tournament will go ahead as per plan with or without the Indian players. There is no final word yet on the non...