This Christmas, Mumbai gets first AC local train: Know route, fare and other details


MUMBAI: The Maximum city is all set to get its first suburban air-conditioned (AC) local train on Christmas Day, December 25. The AC local will initially run in the Churchgate-Borivali stretch and later extend to Virar.

The Western Railway will flag off the first AC local train with a Borivali-Churchgate service at 10:30 am. From January 1, 2018, the train will run from Churchgate to Virar with 12 services per day.

Tweeting about it, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal wrote:

Piyush Goyal

Mumbai’s first AC suburban train service to be launched tomorrow, the train will ply from Churchgate to Virar. The AC local will be launched with a modern & fresh look, reflecting the spirit of Mumbai. …

9:37 PM – Dec 24, 2017
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