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MUMBAI: Mumbai's suburban train network, often described as the city's lifeline, proved to be a death trap with at least eight people dying on an average every day between 2005 and 2014 after falling off trains or while crossing the tracks.
MUMBAI: Seven months after the withdrawal of the Rs 10 invitation fare and implementation of a graded fare structure, the daily passenger traffic on the Metro is still down by 14% or 40,000 passengers per day.
Light to heavy rains after nearly a month-long dry spell brought relief from the sultry weather conditions even as suburban train services on western and central lines were hit on Tuesday (July 21)due to the water-logging in some parts following incessant showers.
Mumbai: More than 1,900 housekeeping workers at the airport went on an 18-hour flash-strike from last night, demanding increase in wages, which impacted passenger amenities at both the domestic and international terminals.
India’s ambitious plan to construct the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor reached a decisive stage on Tuesday, following the Japanese government’s offer to fund the Rs 988,050 million project at a low interest rate of 0.25% at Tuesday’s meeting of the Indo-Japan Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC).
An Anand Travels bus travelling from Mangaluru to Mumbai met with an accident late night on Monday June 22, resulting in the death of one person and injury to four others.
Western Railways has now begun service from Churchgate to Andheri, however the locals are moving at a very slow pace and will halt at all stations. Central Line and Harbour Line services remain inoperative.