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Tag Archives: Central Railway

E-chip for Mumbai trains

The Central Railway has installed on a trial basis a new electronic chip in two of its retrofitted trains. The chip is fixed in the motor cabs of the trains – the cabs that contain the electrical equipment in an Electric Multiple Unit (EMU). The signals sent by the chip will help railway engineers, sitting in the control room, to ...

New railway lines between Thane and Kurla

After a long delay of nearly 20 years, the Central Railway has laid out the fifth and sixth railway lines connecting the important railway stations of Thane and Kurla in Mumbai. With these lines, which also connect the long distance Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) with Thane and Kurla railway stations, lakhs of commuters using the Central Railway should see a ...

New, faster trains for Mumbai

Mumbai’s much harassed suburban train commuters will soon get new, faster trains if plans by the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC) work out as per schedule. The new trains will have a top speed of 130km/hr. The present trains can run at 110km/hr though practically the maximum speed they achieve is 90km/hr. The trains are being manufactured at the Integral ...