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BEST, railways to ply late night services on New Year's Eve

While the BEST plans to operate 20 extra buses on seven routes connecting the city's sea fronts to railway stations, the Western and Central railways will ply eight and four services respectively on Tuesday night.   

Edited by: PTI Mumbai Published on: December 31, 2019 18:46 IST
BEST, railways to ply late night services on New Year's Eve
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BEST, railways to ply late night services on New Year's Eve

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) and zonal railways have announced special late-night services on New Year's Eve, officials in Mumbai said. While the BEST plans to operate 20 extra buses on seven routes connecting the city's seafronts to railway stations, the Western and Central railways will ply eight and four services respectively on Tuesday night. 

The WR will ply eight services after midnight between Churchgate and Virar stations, and CR will operate four -- two between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)-Kalyan and two between CSTM-Panvel on Harbour line.

Apart from local trains, the BEST will ply 20 buses from 10 pm onwards on the routes that connect partying hubs including Marine Drive, Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu Chowpatty, Gorai creek, with railway stations and distant suburbs, he said.

For the convenience of commuters, the transport undertaking has instructed depot managers to run the buses with proper destination boards, while supervisory staff will be deputed at CSMT and Churchgate station, the BEST spokesperson said. 

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