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HUGE RELIEF TO COMMUTERS AS CENTRAL RAILWAYS TO INCREASE TRAINS COMPARTMENTS FROM 9 TO 12

rail-1Its good news for commuters as now Central Railways has decided to increase the number of coaches from 9 compartments to 12 compartments on the Harbor line. With the number of commuters traveling from local trains increasing day by day, city local trains are choked to the T. A common site on railway platforms is of commuters straining inside the compartments of the trains, some standing till the edge of the doors of each compartment. However, in a step that will being huge relief to commuters, the Central Railways has decided to increase the number of coaches in the trains running on Harbor Line from 9 to 12. The work of extension of platform has already started in full swing in Navi Mumbai as well as on the Thane route. Manpower and machinery can be seen at Vashi, Juinagar and Airoli railway stations for the extension. The people commuting through this route have welcomed this move. The commuters also expressed that a fast local should also be started on Harbour line too. Another relief for the commuters traveling on the Panvel-Thane route is the increase of the number of trains. Currently, there are only two trains in a day, but with the commuters demands, platform no.1 and 4 of Panvel station is also being developed for additional trains on the Thane route. With cameraperson Kala Jadhav, Poonam Gurav and Shilpa Suryawanshi for NMTV news.

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