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Western Railway probe blames heavy rain for Elphinstone stampede

A railway inquiry has blamed a downpour and panic due to people mistaking the cries of a vendor for the September 29 Elphinstone foot overbridge stampede in Mumbai that killed 23 people and......

We believed Modi, now feel betrayed: Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday led a march to the Western Railway headquarters here to protest the recent death of 23 people in a stampede on a foot......

PHOTOS: Mumbai hassled with train delays, traffic snarls for second day

Tuesday's nightmare continued well into Wednesday morning for Mumbaikars, as trains on the Western Railway ran way behind schedule. However, railway officials claimed that services have been......

Mumbai's local trains now have CCTV cameras for women's safety

The Western Railway on Friday evening launched a local train rake in Mumbai fitted with CCTV cameras in the ladies compartments. This is the first time that cameras have been installed in a......

Motormen strike called off, but chaos reigns in Mumbai

Lakhs of commuters on the Western Railway's suburban lines breathed a sigh of relief after over 200 motormen called off their flash strike following negotiations with the management. "The......

Western Railway plans to run high-speed trains

The Western Railway is awaiting clearance from the Commissioner of Railway Safety, for running trains on this high-speed corridor at 130 kmph which will help cut down travel time by atleast 30......

Arunachal to get first rail line this year

In an apparent response to China bettering its transport infrastructure along its western frontiers, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday announced that Arunachal Pradesh will get its......

Now, house keeping staff in trains!

In an attempt to provide better hygiene and ensure passenger comfort, Western Railway has introduced house keeping facility in long distance trains. "In its commitment to provide clean environment......

IRCTC opens 1st Jana-Aahar outlet at Nagpur

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation on Monday opened its first food outlet Jana-Aahar in the entire western region, at platform number one of the Nagpur Railway Station. IRCTC group......

Eastern, western freight corridors get a go-ahead

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Friday approved the Eastern and Western Freight Corridor proposals of the railway ministry. Both corridors had been earmarked in the previous Railway......

Making a 'mad comedy' called Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Filmmaker Kundan Shah succumbed to a heart attack on Saturday.  Satish Kaushik, who co-wrote Shah's cult classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro as well as acted in it, looks back at the experience of......

BPCL beat Western Railway

Bharat Petroleum scored an impressive 2-1 victory over holders and Mumbai league champions Western Railway to improve their chances of making it to the April 29 final of the 44th Bombay Gold Cup......

Army XI, Western Rlys in semis

Army XI, Bangalore, and holders Western Railway reached the semi-finals of the 44th Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Tournament in Mumbai on Sunday.The armymen rode roughshod over Bombay Customs in their......

Western Railway rout PSEB

Holders Western Railway began the defence of their title in splendid fashion, whipping Punjab State Electricity Board, Patiala, 6-1, to enter the quarter-finals in the 44th Bombay Gold Cup Hockey......

Western Railway enter semi-finals

Jugraj Singh's hat trick went in vain as local champions Western Railway scored an exciting 4-3 victory over former champions Punjab Police (Jalandhar) to enter the semi-finals of the 43rd All......

SAI teams routed

Western Railways drubbed Sports Authority of India West Zone 3-0 and made it to the semi-finals from Group B in the Tommy Emar Gold Cup women's hockey tournament at the Mahindra stadium in Mumbai......
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What remains of the October Revolution in St Petersburg

It's been 100 years since Lenin and the Bolsheviks overthrew the government, and its legacy remains visible even today in the buildings and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/why-you-must-visit-st-petersburg/20171117.htm
Central and Western Railway make haste to finish work on foot overbridges

Sadly it took 23 people's lives at the Elphinstone Road stampede for the railways to change their method of functionality. Both Central and Western... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-mumbai-central-and-western-railway-make-haste-to-finish-work-on-foot-overbridges-2560641
The looming coal crisis

Currently, 23 power units with a cumulative capacity of 30,000 MW have super critical coal stock situation A lack of synchronised approach between... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/the-looming-coal-crisis/20171117.htm
Mumbai Central station skywalk awaits Western Railway nod

Proposed project to reduce road traffic snarls caused by those entering station ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-mumbai-central-station-skywalk-awaits-western-railway-nod-2560277
Gandhi's mural by Brazilian artist adorns Churchgate station building

A gigantic multicoloured mural, depicting Mahatma Gandhi alighting from a train at a railway station in the 1940s, went on display at the iconic... ...

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