Indian Railways to run additional suburban trains in Mumbai! At present, the Central Railway zone operates 423 special suburban train services as notified by the state government of Maharashtra for essential services staff.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the national transporter has taken the decision to introduce more suburban train services in order to maintain social distancing and avoid crowding. Thus from 1 October 2020, the Central Railway will introduce ladies’ specials as well as increase the number of daily special suburban train services from 423 to 431. Here is the break up of additional 8 suburban train services:
Suburban train services on Main line
- As many as four suburban services will run (two down and two up) from/to Kalyan. These special suburban trains will halt at Dadar, Byculla, Kurla, Mulund, Ghatkopar, Thane, Diva and Dombivali stations only.
- One ladies special (up) will leave Kalyan station at 8:25 AM and arrive CSMT station at 9:34 AM