MUMBAI TRAIN

  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • Caught on camera: Group of people harass, beat up a local train passenger in Mumbai August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident in Mumbai, a group of people harassed and beat up a man on a local train. The passenger had boarded the train from Churchgate station to Dahanu and was planning to get off at Bhayander. A group of passengers confronted him and asked him why...
  • Mumbai train accident: One dead, three injured March 20, 2014

    Mumbai: One person died while three others were injured when the coupling between the bogies of a local train broke in Mumbai on Thursday. The incident happened between the Titwala and Ambivali stations. The passengers reportedly jumped off the train in a bid to save themselves and suffered injuries. More details are...
  • Mumbai: Coupling between bogies of train breaks, 3 injured March 20, 2014

    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. ...
  • US woman attacked, robbed inside Mumbai local train August 19, 2013

    Mumbai: An American national was attacked and robbed of her mobile phone in the ladies' compartment of a local train here. The incident took place this evening between Marine Lines and Charni Road stations of Western Railway when an unidentified man boarded the ladies compartment and tried to snatch the...
  • Prayer meet held at Mahim station for victims of Mumbai train bombings July 11, 2013

    Thursday marks seven years of the Mumbai train bombings, which killed nearly 200 people. A special prayer meet was held at the Mahim station to pay respect to those who died. ...
  • Man throws acid on a girl, her relative on a DelhiMumbai train May 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Two passengers, a girl and her relative had acid flung on to their faces by a man who had covered his face on Thursday on board a train between Delhi and Mumbai. The girl lost vision in her right eye and her face was disfigured. They were admitted to...
  • 7/11 Mumbai blasts: Call records of 4 accused show they weren't at the spot April 27, 2013

    Mumbai: There may be embarrassment for the Maharashtra AntiTerror Squad in the 7/11 train serial blasts trial. The phone records of four alleged bombers have shown that they were not at the blast site when the bombs were planted. The ATS had arrested five alleged bomb planters in connection with the...
  • Mumbai: Fares for local trains to suburbs set to rise December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Beginning January 1, suburban train passengers in Mumbai will have to pay Rs 2 to Rs 4 more for the daily journey as the Railways have decided to increase the surcharge on suburban train services in the metropolitan. According to a notification issued by Railways, the increased surcharge will...
  • 7/11: Call records of accused destroyed, Maha ATS tells HC October 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) probing the 2006 suburban train blasts, filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court on Monday saying that it had destroyed call data records (CDRs) of all the 13 accused. The affidavit, filed by Sunil Wadke, who was then a police inspector attached to the...
  • Mumbai: Woman jumps to death from moving train June 16, 2012

    Mumbai: A 30yearold 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 Churchgatebound local train and at about 12 pm, she plunged in...
  • Mumbai locals under extreme strain: Central Railways PRO April 20, 2012

    Vidyadhar Malegaonkar, Chief PRO, Central Railway said that people in Mumbai were forced to trespass railway lines as "there are not too many connectivities". ...
  • Mumbai: Central Railway restores 85 pc services April 19, 2012

    Mumbai: In a sigh of relief for commuters, Central Railway has announced that they have restored over 85 per cent of the services on Thursday. According to the officials, the signals from CST towards Kalyan have been fully restored, so no delays expected there. However the signals from Kalyan towards...
  • Dia Mirza on the angst after Mumbai train blasts June 1, 2011

    Actress Dia Mirza turned Citizen Journalist and spoke about the angst people of Mumbai experienced after the Mumbai train blasts. ...
  • Make up for Mumbai commuters: HC to Railways May 5, 2010

    Mumbai: Taking a serious view of the motormen's strike that paralysed the city's suburban rail network for nearly two days, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday said the Railways should compensate commuters hit hard by the stir. The strike on May 34 by drivers of the suburban trains, used by seven...
  • Mumbai train drivers end 36hour strike May 4, 2010

    Mumbai: Millions of Mumbai commuters heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday as suburban train drivers called off their strike after 36 hours. This came after Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil's intervention. Patil told the striking motormen that his government would present the workers' demands before the Railway authorities. He...
  • Mumbai doubly hit: no trains, few taxis May 4, 2010

    Mumbai: The second day of strike by drivers of local trains crippled Mumbai again, causing huge traffic jams and forcing people to stay at home. Railway authorities said only 20 per cent suburban trains were operating because of the strike by motormen, who are demanding hike in their salaries and allowances....
  • Centre asked to explain Mumbai train strike May 4, 2010

    New Delhi: The government was on Tuesday directed to make a statement in the Rajya Sabha on the ongoing strike by motormen manning Mumbai's suburban trains. It is expected to do so later in the day. Deputy Chairman K Rahman Khan gave the direction after angry Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members...
  • Mumbai in a jam, govt strikes on train drivers May 4, 2010

    Mumbai: Millions of commuters in Mumbai were hit hard on Tuesday as drivers of suburban trains, the city's lifeline, struck work demanding better working conditions, crippling the city and forcing Parliament to take note. With just a few trains running and thousands of commuters crammed into the coaches like sardines, life...
  • ESMA invoked as striking motormen halt Mumbai May 4, 2010

    Mumbai: Mumbai has come to a virtual standstill as only 20 per cent of its local trains the lifeline of the city are plying Tuesday as an indefinite strike by motormen entered its second day. The state government has invoked ESMA against the striking Railway motormen after approval from...
  • Watch: Central Railways motormen protest October 26, 2009

    The employees want more people to be employed to fill up the vacancies. ...
  • Wildcat stir by Mumbai motormen paralyses Central Railway October 26, 2009

    Mumbai: Thousands of commuters were stranded in Mumbai as train drivers on the Central Railway (CR) suburban section went on a wildcat agitation to protest the delay in rescuing their colleague, killed in last week's bridge collapse in Thane, and long hours of work. Rail traffic was thrown out of gear...
  • Contractor booked for train mishap near Thane October 24, 2009

    Mumbai: Taking a cue from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's castigation of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) for the water pipeline bridge collapse which killed two on Friday, the Government Railway Police on Saturday booked the contractor who is building the bridge. According to an official, the complaint against the contractor ...
  • Watch: Pipeline falls on Mumbai train October 23, 2009

    A train journey that turned out to be quiet a nightmare. A bridge underconstruction and a water pipeline come crashing down on a Mumbai suburban train in Thane. Two people died in the incident and several others injured. ...
  • Date with terror: victims recall Mumbai train blasts July 11, 2009

    Mumbai: Seven bomb blasts in eleven trains killed more than 180 people in Mumbai on July 11, 2009. Two years later victims are still picking up the pieces. ...
  • Fingers crossed, Mumbai tests security cameras again July 11, 2009

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government plans to install 5,000 cameras across Mumbai, and it says the security step will work this time. A CCTV system was set up at the citys railway stations after train bombings on July 11, 2007 killed more than 180 people. But the security cameras failed miserably during...
  • Mumbai cops admit terrorist's confession February 28, 2009

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Police will include the alleged confession of terrorist, who claims to have helped organised the bomb blasts on Mumbai trains in 2006, in a charge sheet against suspects though it first had ignored his statement. The AntiTerror Squad (ATS) of the Mumbai Police included Sadiq Sheikhs confession...
  • 6 charged with murdering UP youth near Mumbai October 30, 2008

    Mumbai: Six men have been arrested and charged for the murder of a 25yearold labourer from Uttar Pradesh in a running train near Mumbai, police said on Thursday adding it was a fight over a window seat that led to the crime and not an antinorth Indian row. State Additional Director...
  • Spirit of Mumbaikars post7/11 July 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Friday was the second anniversary of 7/11 train blasts, the day that Mumbai would like to forget. But many Mumbaikars like filmmaker Nishikant Kamat says that one has to fight the fear to lead a normal life again. Kamat also says that his forthcoming film Mumbai Meri Jaan is...
  • Are you on Mumbai local? CCTV cameras watching you October 25, 2007

    Mumbai: Images of the 7/11 blasts have not faded in the collective memory of Mumbaikars, specially those who commute by local trains everyday. With the terror threat still looming large over Mumbai's lifeline, the railway is all set to step up security with the help of new technology. It may seem...