Will local trains run in Mumbai?
Over seven months after it decided to shut down suburban train services in the wake of the pandemic, the Maharashtra government on October 28 wrote a letter to the Railways proposing that the general public be allowed to travel by Mumbai local trains during non-peak hours while following the Covid-19 norms..
Is local travel allowed in Mumbai?
The government had proposed to the Railway authorities that the general public be allowed to travel by Mumbai local trains during non-peak hours. At present, only certain categories of persons, including essential services staff and women, can travel by local trains due to the coronavirus threat.
Who can travel in local trains?
Any person holding a valid ticket or pass be allowed to board local trains till 7.30 am, then between 11 am to 4.30 pm and after 8 pm till the end of the services, it suggested.
When local train will start in Mumbai for public?
Come 2021, Indian Railways to allow the public to travel in Mumbai locals! After New year celebrations are over, a decision about allowing the general public to travel by suburban local trains in Mumbai will be taken, said Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal on Thursday.
Can ladies travel in local train?
Women travellers are travel in local trains in stipulated time from between 11 am and 3 pm and 7 pm till midnight.
Who can travel in Mumbai local train in lockdown?
The local trains, considered as the lifeline of Mumbai, were shut in March this year when the COVID-19 lockdown was enforced. The services resumed in June and currently, only staff of the essential and emergency services and those authorised by government are allowed to travel in the local trains.