Monday, 6 February 2012

More trains likely to south and Konkan

Mumbai: Central Railway (CR) has undertaken work on expansion of tracks in the Panvel-Roha section.
The exercise will pave way of introduction of more services to south India and Konkan,besides aiding freight movement from ports to various parts of the country.
The 75-km-long Panvel-Roha section will get an additional railway line by June.The total cost of the project is estimated to be Rs 404 crore.
A senior official said,The operations from the ports are going to increase over a period of time.There is also a proposal to set up a private freight terminal in Dharamtar.
The official added,We can also consider providing connectivity from the ports to the dedicated freight corridor from Dadri to Mumbai,passing through Delhi,Haryana,Rajasthan,Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Sparks from wire

Sparks flew from an overhead wire at Dadar station around 10pm on Sunday.Officials said the incident occurred above track 5.Churchgate-bound fast trains were diverted to the slow track.TNN

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