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AC train

Earnings of Mumbai’s first AC local dip during monsoon

In summer (April and May) the earnings increased.

06 Aug 2018 1:10 AM

Locals get air conditioned

The city’s railway network is all set to get an upgrade with 210 AC local trains being introduced on the Harbour and Central lines.

23 May 2018 1:13 AM

‘Trains always full, bus to Bihar our only option’

A few operators said after the accident, they had cautioned their drivers to take due care on the journey. But accidents on the routes were not rare.

07 May 2018 1:34 AM

Chalk out plan to convert locals to AC trains: Piyush Goyal to government officials

Officials revealed that the minister asked about workability of the plan and what technical difficulties would crop up.

14 Jan 2018 4:06 AM

Now buy AC train tickets, passes on app

With inclusion of the AC option in the UTS app, people can book a joy ride for their family from the comfort of their home.

10 Jan 2018 3:47 AM


AC train may not run during bandhs

Reason being that at Rs 56 crore, the AC train is the most expensive one and would take longer to repair in case of damages.

06 Jan 2018 4:22 AM

Virar AC train from today

The much-awaited local will run from Churchgate to Virar 12 times daily.

01 Jan 2018 1:16 AM

Women ask for barricades in AC train to mark ladies coach

Currently the season ticket of an AC train is double than that of first class and a single ticket is 1.2 times that of a first class ticket.

29 Dec 2017 6:13 AM

Graffiti on Western Railway’s bombardier train

In May, a few commuters aboard the amenities-rich Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express had vandalised some of its accessories.

29 Dec 2017 5:14 AM

AC local train frenzy sees 1,700 passes sold in 2 days

Around Rs 1 lakh revenue has come through sales of tickets and season passes of the AC local on the second day of its run.

27 Dec 2017 6:07 AM


Commuters turn up in large numbers

Despite holiday, hundreds of elated Mumbaikars travel on AC train to ‘witness history’.

26 Dec 2017 6:16 AM

AC local’s maiden trip to start from Andheri

Thankfully, the railway board approved the current fare structure on Friday night, essentially giving a green signal for the December 25 trip.

24 Dec 2017 2:51 AM

Mumbai’s first AC local likely to run on December 25 or January 1

The one and only AC train will be sent for maintenance on both Saturday and Sunday, said railway officials.

23 Dec 2017 6:39 AM

Railways worried if Mumbaikars will opt for AC train

The minimum fare of the train will be around Rs 10 from Churchgate to Mumbai Central.

09 Dec 2017 2:59 AM

Technicians to be at hand on air-conditioned trains

The officials are further trying to minimise the contact of the AC train and the common man by relegating it to an afternoon schedule.

28 Nov 2017 2:38 AM


500 AC services to be on track by 2019 end

40 air-conditioned rakes will be ordered in Jan.

05 Nov 2017 1:56 AM

WR seeks police help to manage AC train crowd

The AC train is currently undergoing trials with the WR after being handed over by the Central Railway (CR) in May this year.

23 Oct 2017 1:20 AM

WR scouts for bouncers to manage AC train commuters

Idea is to keep a check on unruly commuters and crowd management.

21 Jun 2017 12:55 AM

AC train fares for the Mumbai yet to be decided

When the train was under the purview of the Central Railway (CR), it too had asked the Railway Board on the clarity on fares.

17 Jun 2017 2:34 AM

Mumbaikars’ wait for AC local train gets longer

Friday’s trial revealed that the train slows down by itself, and the software will have to be corrected in order to speed it up again.

27 May 2017 2:15 AM