Mumbai Railways operations is carried under the supervision of Indian Railways. It is an exclusive railway line which serves the Mumbai metro region. It is one of the biggest commuter rail system in the world. Nearly 7 million commuters travel every day in the Mumbai suburban railways. The Indian Railways operates a MRVC department with dedicated workforce to improve infrastructure of Mumbai Suburban Railway in order to provide high standard values to the commuters. Indian railways has started the Mumbai Railway Vikas corporation to make the Mumbai railways better.
There are nearly 50 local railway stations in the Mumbai region and the Indian railways operates more than 2000 train services only this zone. The schedule of the trains can be found here Mumbai Train Schedule – cleartrip. Indian railways has introduced different types of ticketing systems which the passengers can use to book railway tickets quickly.
The suburban train tickets can be booked at the railway stations. CVMs and ATVMs can be used to book tickets quickly by using the prepaid cards. The Indian railways also launched UTSonMobile App which the commuters can use to book train tickets from their mobiles. Passengers have to use the Builtin RWallet to load some prepaid amount for booking tickets.
Indian Railways PNR Status
Passengers can also book long journey tickets in the Mumbai suburban railway stations and can travel to other parts of India. In certain situations passengers will get a wait list ticket and in such cases passengers have to check for the pnr status of ticket to know whether their ticket is confirmed or not. If the ticket is not confirmed then passengers wont get a berth in the Indian Railways. You can use the passenger name record and check the pnr status by pnr status – mytrainstatus to get the current booking of the ticket. Alternate ways also available for checking the pnr status of the ticket by sending sms or dialing 139 from mobile phone.
The Operations carried by the Indian Railway MRVC are:
Highly integrated development plan for Mumbai to improve the rail capacity. Create facilitated plans and execute the rail infrastructure ventures. Working on to develop the land owned by the railways in the Mumbai zone. Organize and encourage enhancements of track waste and evacuation of infringements and trespassers.
Benefits for passengers
The Indian railways department with the help of the Mumbai suburban zone is providing the following benefits to the commuters:
The trains will arrive on time at the railway stations and passengers no need to wait for long time. With the high speed trains, the journey time of passengers is reduced quite a lot. To reduce the overcrowd, railways has introduced so many trains. The number of compartments in the trains has been increased from 9 to 12 which now
will carry more number of passengers. Also the frequency of the trains have been increased by 20 percent.
Connectivity to the central and western central railways has been established at Bandra and Kurla which is quite helpful for long distance traveling passengers.
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