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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.
Spain is likely to undertake a feasibility study for running bullet train on the high-demand Mumbai-Howrah route.
The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) is fighting to bring the Rs 23,000 crore third-phase of the Mumbai Metro project on track.
Southern Railway today said it will operate special trains between Tirunelveli and Mumbai to clear the extra summer rush.
The Railways on Thursday told the Bombay high court that it will set up Emergency Medical Rooms at 24 railway stations on the suburban route.
The railways is toying with the idea of re-developing railway stations in the country, Mumbai in particular, as a way of garnering funds to run the ailing transporter.
The Mumbai Metro will have a megablock in the wee hours of Sunday which is why Metro trains will be available from 7.30am instead of 5.30am today.