Seeing the scorching heat and the good response of Mumbaikars on the AC local trains, Western railway is introducing 12 new Local Trains.
Western Railway tweeted, “In view of the increasing demand and popularity of passengers, the number of AC local services on Mumbai suburban section has been increased by Western Railway from 16th May, 2022. 12 new AC services. With the introduction of this, the total number of AC local services will now increase from 20 to 32.”
AC local trains on main line also
In yet another development, the Central Railway has increased the number of AC locals on the main line (CSMT-Kalyan/Titwala /Ambarnath). AC local services on Harbor line have started operating with normal, non-AC rakes from May 14. CR has also decided to run certain services on Sundays and Nominated Holidays also.
With the increase of 12 AC services on Main line (CSMT-Kalyan/Titwala /Badlapur) on weekdays the total AC services on Main line will increase from 44 to 56. However, there will be no increase in total number of services which will remain 1810 as at present.
Total number of AC services running on Main line on Sundays/nominated holidays will be 14 and the total number of services running of Main line on Sundays/nominated holidays will increase from 673 to 687.
Details of 12 AC services on main line (substituted for non-AC services) are as follows:
Titwala local leaving CSMT at 6:30 am
Dombivali local leaving CSMT at 10:22 am
Ambarnath local leaving CSMT at 1:15 pm, 5:00 pm
Ambarnath local leaving Dadar at 7:39 pm
Thane local leaving CSMT at 10:20 pm
CSMT local leaving Thane at 5:24 am
CSMT local leaving Titwala at 8:33 am
CSMT local leaving Dombivali at 11:48 am
CSMT local leaving Ambarnath at 3:12 pm, 8:50 pm
Dadar local leaving Ambarnath at 6:30 pm
Apart from this, passengers can enjoy AC services on Sundays/Nominated Holidays as CR has decided to run the following 14 AC services on Sundays/Holidays also.
Slow local for CSMT leaving Kurla at 4:46 am, 9:56 pm
Slow local for CSMT leaving Kalyan at 7:56 pm
Slow local for CSMT leaving Dombivali at 4:55 pm
Slow local for Dombivali leaving CSMT at 3:24 pm
Fast local for Dadar leaving Kalyan at 11:22 am
Fast local for CSMT leaving Kalyan at 6:32 am, 8:54 am
Fast local for CSMT leaving Badlapur at 1:48 pm
Fast local for Kalyan leaving CSMT at 5:20 am, 7:43 am, 10:04 am, 6:36 pm,
Fast local for Badlapur leaving Dadar at 12:30 pm