Transport in Mumbai: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

CAG report on Railway Finances

The Comptroller and Auditor General recently submitted a report on the finances of Indian railways in the Parliament. Some of the highlights of the report are The Indian Railways’ AC Chair Car was added to the list of service categories that generate operational profit. This is notable because over the past 5 years, only the ..

India’s first-ever Floating Basketball Court opens in Mumbai

India’s first-ever Floating Basketball Court has opened in the Arabian Sea near Bandra Worli Sealink in Mumbai. It was installed by the National Basketball Association (NBA). The NBA India Games 2019 will feature the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers, who will play two pre-season games on October 4 and 5 at the Dome in NSCI, ..

MSRDC Raises Funds for Samruddhi Corridor

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has raised around Rs 28,000 crore in loan from various financial institutions. About Samruddhi Corridor Samruddi Corridor is the name given to the Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Express Way. The corridor connects the state capital Mumbai with its ‘second capital’ Nagpur. This six-lane expressway of 800 km passes through ..

Indian Railway’s first printing press heritage gallery opened in Mumbai

The Western Railway (WR) has opened the first-of-its-kind printing press heritage gallery of the Indian Railways at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai. With this, the Western Railway Mahalaxmi General Stores Depot (GSD) has become the first in Indian Railways to portray a heritage gallery of the printing and allied machines used in the Western Railway Printing Press ..

India’s first-ever broad gauge air-conditioned AC EMU suburban train started in mumbai

India’s first-ever broad gauge air-conditioned AC EMU suburban train has flagged off from Borivali station on western railway in Mumbai, Maharashtra on December 25, 2017. The AC train was depart from Andheri Station at 14.10 hrs and reached Churchgate at 14.44 hrs. It is decided that on Weekends that is on Saturday and Sunday, the ..