Mumbai commuters to get air-conditioned locals from Dec 25

Mumbai commuters to get air-conditioned locals from Dec 25

Accusing the railways of catering only to the elite class, activists said instead of replacing regular services, the AC train should run as an extra service. "The AC and the fan was on and I really don't mind riding in this train from Borivali everyday, I will buy a monthly pass for the travel and don't mind shelling out the odd '1,700", he said. A single one-way trip between Churchgate and Virar will cost Rs 204 in addition to GST and surcharges. These coaches will also have an automatic door opening-closing system. The last stop will be Churchgate.

Western Railway will start its air-conditioned local services today with a Borivali-Churchgate service commencing at 10:30am on Monday. These officials have taken a two-week training to help passengers with all the functions and features of the trains.

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From no separators for ladies compartments to high fares, the hiccups encountered by the modern train did not seem to end. Also, fourth and seventh coaches will have seats reserved for differently-abled passengers.

Till Friday (December 29), the WR will operate six (three in each direction) services daily on experimental basis and introduce full 12 services from January one, New Year Day.

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In its maiden journey, the AC coaches will ferry passengers from Churchgate to Borivali for the first week, and from Churchgate to Virar from the next. The train between Churchgate and Virar will halt at Mumbai Central, Dadar, Bandra, Andheri, Borivli, Bhayander and Vasai Road, and the train between Churchgate and Borivli will halt at Mumbai Central, Dadar, Bandra and Andheri. After the introduction, it was announced that around total 12 services (6 services in up and 6 services in down) of AC suburban train will be operated only on weekdays. WR Chief Public Relations Officer Ravinder Bhakar said that the AC local will operate only on the Churchgate-Borivili section to start with.

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