Western Railway Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Billimora-Waghai Line?

The Billimora Waghai Line is a 107-year-old narrow gauge railway line in Gujarat. In 2018, it was one among the 5 routes put forth by the Indian Railways for preservation as ‘industrial heritage’. However, it is now being scrapped due to economic constraints. Why is it news? It is one of the 11 such lines ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Western Railway renames Elphinstone Road Station as Prabhadevi

Western Railway renamed Elphinstone Road suburban railway station in Mumbai, Maharashtra to Prabhadevi Station. The station code of Prabhadevi station will be PBHD. The station was initially named after Lord Elphinstone, who was Governor of Bombay Presidency from 1853 to 1860. It has now been renamed in honour of local deity Prabhadevi. Background Prabhadevi is ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Indian Railways to launch 100 New Suburban Rail Services in Mumbai area

Indian Railways is going to introduce 100 additional local train services on its Mumbai suburban network of Western Railway and Central Railway zones. Out of these 100 services, 32 new services will be introduced on Western Railway while 68 services will be introduced on Central Railway, giving major boost to suburban rail services in Mumbai ..

Month: 

Topics: