Mumbai To Get 8 More Air-Conditioned Local Trains
The Western Railway (WR) is set to introduce eight more air-conditioned local trains in Mumbai on November 22. The new trains will increase the current fleet to 20 trains in the suburban section of the WR. Reportedly, four out of 8 trains will offer services in the ''Up'' and ''Down'' direction, as per PTI. Reportedly, two trains will facilitate the journey of commuters during peak hours.
Tags: local trains, AC Local, Western Railway, Mumbai, Suburban
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Mumbai Locals To Be Run At 100% Capacity With Restriction
The suburban services in Mumbai will be run at 100% capacity of the pre-pandemic level from October 28 with some restrictions. Reportedly, all the government employees and essential services staffers can board the train. Among the general public, who've received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can travel after 14 days of the vaccination. People below 18 years of age will be issued a monthly pass for travel.
Tags: Mumbai, Local Train, Suburban, Western Railway
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal