/Now Mumbaikars Will Have Air Conditioned Locals To Commute In On Daily Purpose

Now Mumbaikars Will Have Air Conditioned Locals To Commute In On Daily Purpose

The Mumbai Local Trains are a lot of things but comfortable and luxurious could hardly even come on the bottom of the list. Mumbaikars inspite of numerous glitches the locals come with adore and recedes with it for their day to day travels.

The Hindu was the fist one to report us on the upcoming major change in Mumbaikars daily commute back in June 2017. That was period around when the plans and execution for installing Air conditioned locals in the Western Railway lines of the city. The Air conditioned trains have now been officially started for the citizens to use from the 25th of December.

It is estimated that around 10-20 trains will be released everyday (including returns) which will run the route from Churchgate to Borivali. The authorities plan to devise an organised system for boarding the trains {a queue, if you ask} and the fare is expected to be on the lines of Delhi Metro fares. With automatic doors, the authorities will make sure the passengers don’t block the boarding process.

There will be frequent ticket checking in the coaches and the trains are expected to be cleaner. The rake can seat 1,028, while 4,936 standees can be accommodated at maximum capacity. While the timings of these trains are yet to be fixed, they will function daily. As per this report, six return services will run every day.

Taking into account numerous such luxurious plans going down the hill courtesy the ruckus a lot of citizens create we just have our fingers crossed that this one reaches the success it aims for.