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Owing to this failure both railway lines heading to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) and Panvel were shut.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

Mumbai: Harbour line services affected,commuters may face delay during peak hours

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 04:16 PM IST
Mumbai harbour line: This is because an engine of goods train failed at Kurla railway station on the harbour railway platform. The failure occurred at 2.45 pm and was rectified and engine was removed at 3.15 pm.
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Commuters have been complaining about traffic bottlenecks on the station premises during peak hours as several vehicles are parked in the area near the station, which is illegal.(HT image)
Commuters have been complaining about traffic bottlenecks on the station premises during peak hours as several vehicles are parked in the area near the station, which is illegal.(HT image)

Panvel station area will be barricaded to stop illegal parking

By Padmja Sinha | Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 04:09 AM IST
Commuters usually park their vehicles around the station in no-parking zones, turning the busy area into traffic maze.
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The project will take four years to be implemented on all three suburban railway lines.(HT image)
The project will take four years to be implemented on all three suburban railway lines.(HT image)

With new tech, you may get more suburban trains during peak hours

By Aroosa Ahmed | MUMBAI
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 05:09 AM IST
CBTC is a railway signalling system, operating on telecommunications between track equipment and the train, which results in better management of rail traffic.
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The project involves the construction of a 5-km flyover between Subhash Chowk and Badshahpur by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for which the stretch has been barricaded.(HT Photo)
The project involves the construction of a 5-km flyover between Subhash Chowk and Badshahpur by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for which the stretch has been barricaded.(HT Photo)

Residents brace for traffic jams as work on Sohna elevated road starts

By Kartik Kumar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 08:08 AM IST
Authorities on Sunday blocked off one lane each of the three-lane carriageways by installing barricades, between Central Park-2 and JMD Megapolis to facilitate the construction of a flyover at the stretch.
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Traffic experts say drawing dedicated traffic plans for choke points is the only way to ease traffic in the city.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Traffic experts say drawing dedicated traffic plans for choke points is the only way to ease traffic in the city.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Fixing Delhi’s worst traffic congested areas

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 07:24 AM IST
The Delhi Traffic Police has identified 25 of the most congested small stretches across the city and is preparing dedicated traffic circulation plans for each of them to clear bottlenecks.
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Hazy views of the city skyline due to increased air pollution, in Noida, India, on Monday, May 13, 2019.((Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times))
Hazy views of the city skyline due to increased air pollution, in Noida, India, on Monday, May 13, 2019.((Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times))

Yogi to officials: Develop Noida, G Noida, Yamuna areas as smart cities

By Vinod Rajput | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 12:05 AM IST
Adityanath instructed officials to make optimum use of technology to provide integrated traffic management system to address congestion that trouble lakhs of motorists daily.
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Non-closure of level crossings near Kalwa and Diva railway stations are causing delays in local train services operated by the Central Railway (CR).(Hindustan Times)
Non-closure of level crossings near Kalwa and Diva railway stations are causing delays in local train services operated by the Central Railway (CR).(Hindustan Times)

Level crossings not shut, delay CR services during peak hours

By Aroosa Ahmed | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2019 02:08 AM IST
The level crossing at Kalwa railway station opens more than 30 times in a day, each time for five minutes. This leads to bunching of suburban train services.
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Two days after Western Railway (WR) shut the track crossing at Jogeshwari station, authorities have been finding it difficult to manage the crowd on platforms 1 and 2 and on the foot overbridges (Photo by Pratik Chorge/ Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Two days after Western Railway (WR) shut the track crossing at Jogeshwari station, authorities have been finding it difficult to manage the crowd on platforms 1 and 2 and on the foot overbridges (Photo by Pratik Chorge/ Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

Overcrowding at Jogeshwari: Railways shifts local trains

By Aroosa Ahmed | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2019 02:04 AM IST
While passenger associations have welcomed the railways’ decision to close the track crossing, they have criticised the authorities for not informing passengers beforehand or providing additional infrastructure.
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While several people were trapped under the debris of the collapsed slab on the road, many vehicles passing under it had a narrow escape.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
While several people were trapped under the debris of the collapsed slab on the road, many vehicles passing under it had a narrow escape.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

How the Mumbai bridge and civic body’s claims collapsed

By HT Correspondents | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 09:25 AM IST
The foot overbridge, called Himalaya Bridge, was part of 296 bridges audited by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. The report, which came out in 2018, had described it as not dilapidated, but in need of minor repairs.
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The Baba Balaknath intersection in Sector 71 that was blocked for traffic from sectors 121, 122 and neighbouring areas will see permanent changes as the traffic police and the Noida authority are creating a median at the site.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
The Baba Balaknath intersection in Sector 71 that was blocked for traffic from sectors 121, 122 and neighbouring areas will see permanent changes as the traffic police and the Noida authority are creating a median at the site.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Two U-turns to be made in Noida’s Balaknath intersection, signages will direct traffic to other routes

By Snehil Sinha | Hindustan Times, Noida
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2019 03:33 AM IST
At the Balaknath intersection, two U-turns have been created to streamline traffic and reduce driving on the wrong side, especially for those vehicles that come from the Sector 71 intersection and take right to drive on the wrong side to enter Sarfabad village, blocking traffic.
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BMC considers hiking parking fee by 5 times in business hubs(HT Photo)
BMC considers hiking parking fee by 5 times in business hubs(HT Photo)

BMC considers hiking parking fee by 5 times in business hubs

By Eeshanpriya M S | Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 08:33 AM IST
Vehicle owners will then have to pay more money to park cars in this area during the peak hours. The BMC also plans to impose a heavy fine on cars parked outside the designated areas.
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Deep Bangala chowk which witnesses traffic congestion during peak hours of the day is among the 25 city chowks which will soon be redesigned.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Deep Bangala chowk which witnesses traffic congestion during peak hours of the day is among the 25 city chowks which will soon be redesigned.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

Tackling traffic congestion: 25 busy junctions in Pune to undergo a revamp

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 02:45 PM IST
The civic initiative is based on a survey conducted by the city-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Parisar with a primary focus on pedestrian safety which both the departments have approved
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To address traffic chaos, the survey suggests that there should be separate lanes for cars, two-wheelers, cabs and autorickshaws, a fast lane for the four-wheelers operating on shared service basis and more Pune mahanagar parivahan mahamandal ltd (PMPML) buses on the roads.(HT PHOTO)
To address traffic chaos, the survey suggests that there should be separate lanes for cars, two-wheelers, cabs and autorickshaws, a fast lane for the four-wheelers operating on shared service basis and more Pune mahanagar parivahan mahamandal ltd (PMPML) buses on the roads.(HT PHOTO)

190 vehicles pass through Pune’s Shivaji chowk every minute during peak hours, finds a survey

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 03:26 PM IST
Due to the traffic chaos, companies are facing a cumulative loss of Rs 27.5 crore every day.
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According to Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL), the time gap between trains has been reduced from 8 minutes to 5 minutes between 11:30am and 4:30pm.(Pramod Thakur/HT PHOTO)
According to Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL), the time gap between trains has been reduced from 8 minutes to 5 minutes between 11:30am and 4:30pm.(Pramod Thakur/HT PHOTO)

Mumbai Metro every 5 minutes during non-peak hours from Monday

By Swapnil Rawal | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 02:07 PM IST
MMOPL operates at a frequency of three minutes during peak hours.
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The traffic police have now written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) to allow them to make these vehicles wait till the peak hours end in the space earlier used by octroi booths at Mulund and Airoli.(Anand Shinde/HT)
The traffic police have now written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) to allow them to make these vehicles wait till the peak hours end in the space earlier used by octroi booths at Mulund and Airoli.(Anand Shinde/HT)

Let intercepted vehicles wait at octroi booths, say traffic police

By Megha Sood | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2018 04:48 AM IST
The traffic police officers said the idea of restricting heavy vehicles was to provide more space for other vehicles to pass. But making them wait on the road, defeats the purpose of the ban.
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Residents of Ghodbunder Road staged a protest against bad roads last Friday by lining up their cars and blinking their headlights while commuting in a single file to Bhandup.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
Residents of Ghodbunder Road staged a protest against bad roads last Friday by lining up their cars and blinking their headlights while commuting in a single file to Bhandup.(Praful Gangurde/HT)

Fix bad roads by month-end: Thane residents write to CM

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Thane
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 05:18 AM IST
Last week, these residents staged a protest against bad roads and traffic congestion by taking out their vehicles and blinking their headlights while driving one-behind-another along Ghodbunder Road towards Bhandup.
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A view of the congestion at Kisan Chowk.(Sunil Ghosh/ht photo)
A view of the congestion at Kisan Chowk.(Sunil Ghosh/ht photo)

After Parthala Chowk, diversions at Kisan Chowk

By Snehil Sinha | Hindustan Times, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 03:36 AM IST
An additional exit made to access a service lane at Kisan Chowk, also known as Gaur Chowk, will be closed as it has been encouraging driving on the wrong side of the road.
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A 100-metre broken stretch on the Golf Course Road between the upscale Magnolias and Summit Apartments in DLF-5 has turned risky for commuters and motorcyclists.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
A 100-metre broken stretch on the Golf Course Road between the upscale Magnolias and Summit Apartments in DLF-5 has turned risky for commuters and motorcyclists.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)

Four accidents in two days on Gurugram’s Golf Course Road raise safety issues

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 10:52 AM IST
The commuters alleged that the stretch is unsafe for the two-wheelers and is in urgent need of repair, as the stretch is riddled with potholes and commuters move at a high speed.
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The traffic jam on GB Road due to disruption in train services and vehicle breakdowns on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
The traffic jam on GB Road due to disruption in train services and vehicle breakdowns on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Motormen’s strike, potholes, breakdowns disrupt traffic flow to Thane

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2018 05:38 AM IST
With train services delayed, most took to the roads leaving Ghodbunder Road, Kalwa bridge and internal roads became clogged from 8 am. The congestion eased only after 12.30 pm.
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There have been traffic jams almost every day on the busy highway for weeks now.(Bachchan Kumar)
There have been traffic jams almost every day on the busy highway for weeks now.(Bachchan Kumar)

Sion-Panvel highway: Traffic jams on 3 stretches test motorists’ patience

By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 11:39 AM IST
MSRDC has blocked the road partially for repairs, which has only contributed to the congestion.
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Traffic crawls on the Sion-Panvel highway near CBD Belapur in Navi Mumbai.(HT Photo)
Traffic crawls on the Sion-Panvel highway near CBD Belapur in Navi Mumbai.(HT Photo)

For motorists, Sion-Panvel road turns into highway to hell

By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2018 11:28 PM IST
This is the only road that connects Mumbai to the Mumbai-Pune Expressway and the Mumbai-Goa highway
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A Mumbai metro train runs at Ghatkopar in Mumbai(HT Photo)
A Mumbai metro train runs at Ghatkopar in Mumbai(HT Photo)

Mumbai Metro will increase services during peak hours

By Swapnil Rawal | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 02:52 PM IST
MMOPL currently operates the east-west corridor with 15 rakes of four coaches each.
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Potholes at Saket road ,India, on Wednesday, July 04, 2018(HT Photo)
Potholes at Saket road ,India, on Wednesday, July 04, 2018(HT Photo)

Heavy downpour washes away road repairs in Thane

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Thane
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 12:43 AM IST
A status check revealed that craters have appeared on all major roads in Thane, leading to congestion and jams especially during peak hours
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Currently, WR operates eight ladies special on the slow line.(HT File)
Currently, WR operates eight ladies special on the slow line.(HT File)

Women commuters want more Ladies Special trains in Mumbai

By Aroosa Ahmed | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2018 12:25 AM IST
This demand was made by commuters in a survey which was conducted by railway officials on the 26th anniversary of the Ladies Special train on May 5.
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The RDC, located in Ghaziabad city, houses major food and commercial establishments.(Sakib ALi/HT Photo)
The RDC, located in Ghaziabad city, houses major food and commercial establishments.(Sakib ALi/HT Photo)

Ghaziabad: Agency quotes high rate, GDA will build parking lot at RDC on its own

By Peeyush Khandelwal | Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 10:38 PM IST
The cost estimated by the CPWD was nearly Rs 125 crore, but GDA had a budget of Rs 20 crore, which is has been approved out of the infrastructure development fund
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The constable, Jayshree Jadhav (centre).(HT Photo)
The constable, Jayshree Jadhav (centre).(HT Photo)

Woman constable chases mobile thief in Mumbai, recovers five phones from her

By Megha Sood | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2018 10:27 AM IST
The accused in now in the custody of the Vashi GRP for further investigations.
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