ECoR officials said a large amount of non-ferrous scrap generated daily from the Mancheswar workshop was being sent to landfill in the absence of a proper disposal method.
The Western Railway provides suburban connectivity to areas such as Vasai, Virar, Palghar and Dahanu.
Hibi Eden, MP, had written a letter to the Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal and also telephoned MP Mall, the chairman and managing director of IRCTC, to express the protest of Kerala.
Vijayawada railway station is the recipient of ISO 14001: 2015 certification and it has secured the seventh rank in the third-party audit conducted on the cleanliness of railway stations.
Railway sources said five coaches of the super-fast express derailed and three coaches displaced from the track after hitting a stationary goods train between Salagaon and Nergundi due to dense fog.
The TTEs have been directed to check tickets of all policemen travelling in trains.
According to the plan, the private operator will have the right to collect market-linked fares and will be provided flexibility of class composition and halts.
As the new helpline will take over all the existing helpline numbers (except 182), it will be easy for the passengers to remember the number and connect with Railways for all their needs during travel
The fare hike will make the problem of attracting passengers that much more difficult for the Railways, which is already facing serious challenge from budget air carriers.
The Ministry of Railways has hiked the per km base fare of in various trains from Wednesday.
The train, which is already functional on the Delhi-Lucknow route, will start its commercial run on January 19.
Eartlier, the Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking to maintain the highest standards of safety and security measures at all railways stations across the country.
The trains hauled by RTIS enabled locomotives gets tracked and plotted automatically in the COA at Central Control office.
The NGT had earlier directed the Railways to identify and develop at least 36 stations as 'eco-smart stations' and to submit an action plan for maintaining cleanliness on platforms and tracks.
The 'Real-time Train Information System' has been installed on 172 locomotives of mail and express trains including the Rajdhani and other premier trains.