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CSMT bridge in Mumbai likely to be ready by 2022-end

According to civic officials, BMC has floated bids to appoint a contractor for the reconstruction of the Himalaya foot overbridge (FoB) that had collapsed in March 2019, killing seven
Himalaya bridge collapsed on March 14, 2019.(HT FILE)
Himalaya bridge collapsed on March 14, 2019.(HT FILE)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 12:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMehul Thakkar

Mumbai: Central, Western Railway services restored

Due to heavy rainfall on Tuesday night, public transport in the city was severely impacted on Wednesday
Mumbai Central local train services were suspended owing to water logging on railway tracks at Sion, Chunabhatti, Kurla, Matunga Road and Mahalaxmi.(Representational Image)
Mumbai Central local train services were suspended owing to water logging on railway tracks at Sion, Chunabhatti, Kurla, Matunga Road and Mahalaxmi.(Representational Image)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 04:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha

Heavy rain, water logging disrupts Mumbai’s public transport

Outstation train services are also affected due to the rainfall
Water logging at King’s Circle in Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Water logging at King’s Circle in Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 12:07 PM IST
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Hinduastan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

Central Railway gets 7 CCTVs in yard to boost security on long-distance trains

In a bid to improve the safety of passengers on outstation trains, the Central Railway (CR) has installed seven closed circuit televisions (CCTV) cameras on the maintenance pit lines at its Wadi Bunder zonal railway yard. The cameras will capture the images under the coach frames of outstation trains in the yard and highlight the minute maintenance required for the trains.
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Updated on Feb 22, 2020 01:11 AM IST
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ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

BMC to inaugurate century-old tram at Bhatia Baug outside CSMT in 15 days

The work involves installing wrought iron railings around the installation and a cobbled stone pathway leading to the podium, that is presently underway.
Trams functioned in Mumbai for 90 years before they were discontinued in 1964.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
Trams functioned in Mumbai for 90 years before they were discontinued in 1964.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
Updated on Feb 01, 2020 08:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByEeshanpriya M S

Mumbai local train services resume after ‘rail roko’ hinders operations in peak hours

The rail roko was reportedly organised due to a Bharat bandh that was called by Waman Mesharam of Bahujan Kranti Morcha.
Around 150 people blocked the railways tracks in front of a CSMT bound local train on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Around 150 people blocked the railways tracks in front of a CSMT bound local train on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 29, 2020 09:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

CSMT kidnapping: 2-year-old reunited with kin in Mumbai

The woman told the police that after leaving her house she had no money and thus lived on footpaths and railway station benches.
On Tuesday night she reached CSMT station to spend the night and was asleep on platform number 10.(HT image)
On Tuesday night she reached CSMT station to spend the night and was asleep on platform number 10.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 02:33 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByMegha Sood

Disrupted train services leave Mumbai’s commuters gasping

Railway officials blamed the flooded Mithi river, saying it resulted in water level going up to 27 inches on the tracks. They claimed the water receded only by six inches even after the rain stopped.
People walk on the railway track as trains stop working due to water logging on the railway track at Matunga (West) railway station in Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
People walk on the railway track as trains stop working due to water logging on the railway track at Matunga (West) railway station in Mumbai.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 04:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByKailash Korde and Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Central Railway’s 1st AC train to run on Harbour line between CSMT and Goregaon?

The height of British-era bridges on both Central and Harbour railway has been an issue for the operation of AC trains as the rakes are taller than regular suburban trains.
CR had earlier written to the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, manufacturing AC trains for Mumbai, to consider the problem.(HT image)
CR had earlier written to the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, manufacturing AC trains for Mumbai, to consider the problem.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 06:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

Panvel elevated railway corridor to end its journey at Wadala, instead of CSMT?

One of the reasons that the corridor is being planned from Wadala and not from CSMT is Metro 11. The approved line will connect Wadala to General Post Office (GPO) near CSMT. Metro 11 from Wadala is an extension to the under-construction line 4 (Wadala-Kasarvadavli).
The elevated harbour railway corridor to Panvel will connect to both the Navi Mumbai and Mumbai airports.(HT File Photo)
The elevated harbour railway corridor to Panvel will connect to both the Navi Mumbai and Mumbai airports.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 11:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Panvel Elevated Railway Corridor To End Its Journey At Wadala, Instead Of Csmt?

‘Resume Mumbai-Pune express services soon’: Passengers

A train journey between Mumbai and Pune takes around three-and-half hours. CR said it plans to start a limited number of trains on the route from August 16.
An association of passengers, who have been commuting five hours one-way between Mumbai and Pune daily, has written to Central Railway (CR), requesting regular express services be resumed on the route. (HT Photos)
An association of passengers, who have been commuting five hours one-way between Mumbai and Pune daily, has written to Central Railway (CR), requesting regular express services be resumed on the route. (HT Photos)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 01:03 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Central Railway’s TC spent fines worth 33 lakh on video games

During his interrogation, Vaidya told the police that he would get away with the misappropriation by bribing his seniors during the audits.
Central Railway’s (CR) chief ticket examiner Bhupendra Vaidya, who was arrested by the Government Railway Police (GRP) on August 6 for allegedly misappropriating around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>33 lakh that he collected as fines from erring commuters(HT File (Representative Image))
Central Railway’s (CR) chief ticket examiner Bhupendra Vaidya, who was arrested by the Government Railway Police (GRP) on August 6 for allegedly misappropriating around 33 lakh that he collected as fines from erring commuters(HT File (Representative Image))
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 01:14 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByVijay Kumar Yadav, Mumbai

Mumbai’s suburban trains back on track after more than 46 hours

Heavy rainfall on Saturday had washed tracks near Shelu railway station of the Central Railway which led to complete suspension of train services between Badlapur and Karjat railway stations.
Central Railway resumed its local train services in Mumbai fully on Tuesday after more than 46 hours.(Bloomberg Photo)
Central Railway resumed its local train services in Mumbai fully on Tuesday after more than 46 hours.(Bloomberg Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 11:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

Flights diverted, many stranded at railway stations as rains batter Mumbai

Incessant rains lashed Mumbai and its surrounding areas on Saturday and the India Meteorological Department said more heavy rainfall is expected in the metropolis during the next 24 hours, prompting authorities to declare a holiday in schools and colleges.
Waterlogging due to heavy rains and high tide on Saturday affected movement of trains on Thane and Panvel sections of the Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Waterlogging due to heavy rains and high tide on Saturday affected movement of trains on Thane and Panvel sections of the Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 04:02 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAgencies

Mumbaiwale: A photo show that’s off the beaten path

A weekend-only photo exhibition offers new views of the heritage buildings we don’t often notice
Images from Mumbai Is Upgrading, a show that focuses on lesser-known Mumbai structures.(Images courtesy Aaran Patel and Jeff Nelson)
Images from Mumbai Is Upgrading, a show that focuses on lesser-known Mumbai structures.(Images courtesy Aaran Patel and Jeff Nelson)
Published on Jul 27, 2019 04:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez

Underground train between Mumbai’s CSMT and Thane?

A feasibility study of the corridor was conducted by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) in 2018 and was submitted to the MRVC earlier this month.
The project will be part of phase 4 of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP), which is implemented jointly by the Railways and state government.(Representational photo)
The project will be part of phase 4 of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP), which is implemented jointly by the Railways and state government.(Representational photo)
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 01:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

CSMT -bound commuters forced to walk on tracks

Four express trains were halted at Dombivli, Thane and Dadar for the benefit of suburban passengers
CR staff worked to fix the broken cable.(HT Photo)
CR staff worked to fix the broken cable.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 12:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPriyanka Domse, Kalyan

‘Structures at 5 locations along CR dangerous’ Central Railway informs BMC

In a letter to the BMC, the CR had asked the civic body to conduct a structural audit of all the structures and demolish the ones that are beyond repair.
The dangerous structures were identified in a joint inspection of railway tracks conducted by CR which had engineers from the BMC and Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada).(HT Photo)
The dangerous structures were identified in a joint inspection of railway tracks conducted by CR which had engineers from the BMC and Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada).(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 03:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

CSMT commuters to get prepaid taxi stand near P D’Mello Road

The Central Railway (CR) is planning to build a taxi stand near platform number 18. The aim of the project is to cater to local train commuters as well as outstation passengers.
Train passengers arriving at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) may soon be able to take prepaid black-and-yellow taxis from the exit towards P D’Mello Road.((Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT))
Train passengers arriving at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) may soon be able to take prepaid black-and-yellow taxis from the exit towards P D’Mello Road.((Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT))
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 08:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

Mumbai-Pune train travel time cut by 30 minutes

According to the Central Railway (CR), the duration of the journey from Friday has reduced from three hours and 10-20 minutes to two hours and 35-40 minutes.
Passengers travelling between Mumbai and Pune via the Intercity Express will save around 30 minutes from Friday.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Passengers travelling between Mumbai and Pune via the Intercity Express will save around 30 minutes from Friday.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2019 07:48 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

BMC may put up 100-year-old tram close to Flora Fountain

The tram was operational till 1907 in Kolkata and is currently lying at a bus depot in Wadala. The tram has been restored and will be placed after the location is finalised.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now unsure about the location and plans to place it at the iconic Flora Fountain area(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now unsure about the location and plans to place it at the iconic Flora Fountain area(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2019 07:48 AM IST
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Mumbai | BySagar Pillai

CSMT bridge collapse: Firm pointed out that FoB was weak, says auditor

Last week, Azad Maidan police submitted its first charge sheet. The police have arrested four people, including 46-year-old Desai and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) engineers.
Desai has claimed that after the first audit in 2016, his firm had pointed out cracks in the parapets, railings along with broken stair treads and risers, to the BMC.(HT Photo)
Desai has claimed that after the first audit in 2016, his firm had pointed out cracks in the parapets, railings along with broken stair treads and risers, to the BMC.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2019 08:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Outstation terminal of Mumbai’s CSMT to get airport lounge look

A new waiting hall for outstation passengers is also part of the plan
Newly designed lobby between platforms 14 and 15 at CSMT.(HT Photo)
Newly designed lobby between platforms 14 and 15 at CSMT.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 12, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Passenger load didn’t lead to CSMT FoB collapse, says CR

A high-level committee formed by the BMC had sought a reply from the zonal railways, after noting that an increase in passenger load could have been one of the reasons for the collapse of the bridge.
The Central Railway (CR), in a detailed response to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), recently said that it is not responsible for the Himalaya bridge collapse, which killed seven people and injured 31 others at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on March 14.
The Central Railway (CR), in a detailed response to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), recently said that it is not responsible for the Himalaya bridge collapse, which killed seven people and injured 31 others at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on March 14.
Published on Apr 27, 2019 04:52 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

In Mumbai, Harbour Line stalled as nylon belt snaps overhead wire

After two hours, the Central Railway restored the power supply and resumed suburban services. The direct services between Navi Mumbai and CSMT were suspended when the overhead wire snapped.
Several passengers were stranded inside trains and on platforms due to the technical snag. Many were confused as there was no announcement about when the services would resume.(HT PHOTO)
Several passengers were stranded inside trains and on platforms due to the technical snag. Many were confused as there was no announcement about when the services would resume.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 10:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Infant kidnapped from CSMT rescued in Nashik; 1 held

According to the police, accused, who is from Nashik, allegedly came to Mumbai on March 24, to kidnap a child as she and her husband, who had been married for 10 years, did not have one.
A two-month-old boy was rescued from Nashik on Monday, two weeks after he was kidnapped from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).(HT Photo)
A two-month-old boy was rescued from Nashik on Monday, two weeks after he was kidnapped from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 16, 2019 07:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | ByArvind Walmiki

RPF cops at Mumbai’s CSMT, LTT to get segways

Taking the crowd at suburban railways into account, the vehicles have been introduced only at long-distance train stations.
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 11:40 PM IST
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ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

‘Civic officials not present at the site during CSMT foot overbridge test’: Geo Dynamics

The Azad Maidan police on Thursday made the submissions in the Esplanade court, which then remanded Neeraj Desai, director of the firm that conducted the audit of the bridge, in judicial custody till April 10.
‘Civic officials not present at the site during CSMT FOB test’: Geo Dynamics(AFP)
‘Civic officials not present at the site during CSMT FOB test’: Geo Dynamics(AFP)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 04:51 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Study to decide if FOB needed in place of Himalaya bridge at CSMT

The Himalaya bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was dismantled by Mumbai’s civic body after it partially collapsed and killed six people and injured 31 others on Thursday.
The foot overbridge leading to CSMT Station, Mumbai, collapsed on Thursday, March 14, 2019.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The foot overbridge leading to CSMT Station, Mumbai, collapsed on Thursday, March 14, 2019.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 19, 2019 10:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

CSMT bridge collapse: Auditor who marked bridge ‘safe’ held

Six people were killed and 31 others injured after a slab of the arterial bridge, which connected CSMT to the other side of Dadabhai Naoroji (DN) Road, came crashing down on March 14.
The Azad Maidan police on Monday arrested Neeraj Desai, the structural auditor who had certified Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) — which collapsed last week — as “safe for use”.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT)
The Azad Maidan police on Monday arrested Neeraj Desai, the structural auditor who had certified Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) — which collapsed last week — as “safe for use”.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT)
Updated on Mar 19, 2019 08:37 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent
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