local trains

Doctors express concern as people flout COVID norms on local trains in Bengal

People jostled at several stations to catch the trains with compartments crammed as services resumed after seven months in the morning.

published on : 11th November 2020

COVID-19: With new rules, local train services resume in Bengal after over seven months

The local train services under the jurisdiction of the Eastern and the South Eastern Railways resumed early in the morning.

published on : 11th November 2020

COVID-19: Suburban train services to resume in Bengal from November 11

The services in Eastern Railway's Sealdah and Howrah divisions and South Eastern Railways Howrah-Kharagpur division to be run from November 11 will be demand based, officials said.

published on : 5th November 2020

753 new suburban services, 88 per cent locals now back on track in Mumbai

With this, the special suburban services on the CR routes have increased to 1,572 from the earlier 1,020, while the WR services have gone up to 1,201 from 1,000.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Lift travel restrictions in Mumbai local trains in non-peak hours: Maharashtra government to Railways

At present only certain categories of persons including essential services staff are allowed to travel by local trains, Mumbai's lifeline, in view of the coronavirus threat.

published on : 28th October 2020

Denied local trains, thousands left in lurch

The pandemic-induced lockdown has thrown life out of gear for over one lakh people who had been commuting for work between Arakkonam and Chennai every day.

published on : 20th October 2020

HC suggests Maharashtra govt to increase frequency of local trains

The court on Wednesday said the number of trains should be increased to 600 on the central and harbour lines and up to 700 on the western line.

published on : 7th October 2020

Four MNS leaders arrested for defying COVID-19 curbs in Mumbai

The MNS leaders demanded that common citizens also be allowed to travel in suburban trains.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Unlock: West Bengal government writes to Railways, says metro, local train services can be resumed

The letter, however, did not suggest any date from which metro and local train services can be resumed.

published on : 29th August 2020

Local train services in Mumbai disrupted after heavy rains

On the western line, the water level on tracks between Dadar and Prabhadevi reached 200 mm, a Western Railway official said.

published on : 4th August 2020

Can't allow lawyers to travel by local trains, Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

The petitioners also said in their plea that the court staff and staff of government pleaders' offices were already included in list of essential services.

published on : 21st July 2020

Mumbai local train services to be expanded from Wednesday, only for essential services personnel

Central government employees and staff of income tax, GST, Customs, Postal, Nationalised Banks, MBPT, Judiciary, Defence and Raj Bhavan will be allowed.

published on : 1st July 2020

Allow bank employees to use local train services in Mumbai: Unions

Western Railway and Central Railway are running selected suburban train services only for essential services as identified by the state government.

published on : 15th June 2020

Coronavirus: Mumbai local trains to be closed for public, only 'essential service providers' allowed

While the local train services have never been halted, this will be first time that it will be restricted for the general people.

published on : 22nd March 2020

Chennai suburban trains not to run in fast lines for now

The Chengalpattu-Chennai Beach fast locals during morning hours run with overcrowded passengers and pass through the fast line.

published on : 25th July 2018