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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......

354 films in 365 days

How many of the 354 films Aseem Chhabra watched in 2017 have you seen? IMAGE: Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. For some people, watching films is a social experience,......

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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Congress, drought go hand in hand, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the Congress Party and drought are 'twin brothers' as wherever the party goes, there is drought.... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/congress-drought-go-hand-in-hand-says-pm-modi-95512.html
Western Railway widens Borivali FOB in 'record' two months period

The Western Railway (WR) has widened a Foot Over Bridge (FOB) at suburban Borivali station in a "record two months time", a senior official claimed... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-western-railway-widens-borivali-fob-in-record-two-months-period-2575732
Maintenance work to affect train services in Mumbai on Sunday

Mumbai: A mega block will be taking place on suburban sections of Central Railway Mumbai for carrying out maintenance work on Sunday, January 14.... ...

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The man who was 'Bahadur' for his people

Today is the death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of Independent India. To commemorate the man that was the face... ...

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Piyush Goel exhorts people to use Astha Circuit Special Train service

Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday exhorted people to avail Astha Circuit Special Train service. He shared a video on Twitter that... ...

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