Railways to launch 100 new suburban rail services in Mumbai
Mumbai: In a major boost to suburban rail services in Mumbai area, Indian Railways is introducing 100 additional local train services on its Mumbai suburban network of Western Railway and Central Railway zones.
With these additional services, the total suburban services in Mumbai of Western Railway and Central Railway put together will increase from existing 2983 services to 3083 suburban services.
These services will be launched tomorrow in a grand programme to be held in Mumbai by Minister of Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal in the presence of several dignitaries.
Out of these 100 services, thirty-two new services will be introduced on Western Railway while sixty-eight services will be introduced on Central Railway.
Introduction of these new suburban services will benefit 77 lakh commuters traveling daily over Mumbai suburban network by reducing congestion and providing faster commute.