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NOW 15 CAR LOCALS TO HALT AT DAHISAR ALSO


From 2nd December, 2011 the 15 car locals of Western Railway will halt at Dahisar station for the convenience of the commuters. Now the 15 car services will halt at all stations between Borivali & Virar except at Naigaon station.
The extension of platforms to accommodate 15 car services at Dahisar along with shifting of signaling equipments and Over Head Equipments have been done at Dahisar station.
15 car services were extended upto Churchgate in January, 2011. The services now halt at Churchgate, Dadar, Bandra, Andheri, Borivali, Dahisar, Mira Road, Bhayander, Vasai Road, Nalasopara &Virar stations. After completion of subway work at Naigaon, halt to 15 car services will be provided at Naigaon also.
To provide relief to the commuters, Western Railway is converting more and more 9 car services to 12 car. In last two years, 317 nine car services have been converted into 12 car services an increase of 45%. An additional capacity for more than 3 lakh commuters has been created during this period. With completion of DC to AC conversion in near future, remaining 9 car services will be converted to 12 car.
Source - CPRO (WR)

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