The incident took place on Monday afternoon between Chembur and Govandi railway stations following which the woman''s husband was arrested, he said.
Out of the 10 AC local services, two will be operated between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (in Mumbai) and Kalyan (in neighbouring Thane), four between CSMT and Dombivli (Thane) and four between CSMT and Kurla, the CR said.
Ten air-conditioned local train services will be operated on the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Kalyan section from Thursday, replacing the ordinary suburban services, the Central Railway said.
The Western Railway (WR) on Tuesday announced to restore from December 3 the timings of four special suburban locals, that are currently being run for emergency services staff, to their original schedules which were effective before the coronavirus-induced lockdown came into force in March.
Mumbai local trains services were disrupted due to some technical glitch in the Kurla-Vadala section.
During normal times before the lockdown, the Central Railway (CR) used to operate 1,772 services, while the Western Railway (WR) ran 1,367 services on the suburban network, they said. The local trains, considered, as the lifeline of Mumbai, were resumed for the emergency and essential services staff in June this year.
Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that railways will run 610 more daily special suburban services in Mumbai from November 1, taking the total number of services to 2020. This will help maintain social distancing, avoid overcrowding and enhance passenger convenience.
In a fresh order, the Maharashtra government has directed the Government Railway Police (GRP) to impose fine on commuters found without masks in local trains and on stations in Mumbai.
The Railways authorities on Monday said lawyers practicing in different courts and registered clerks of advocates are now permitted to travel on special Mumbai suburban trains that are currently operating in the city.
A fire broke out in the power coach of an air-conditioned (AC) local train parked at the Mumbai Central car shed in the wee hours of Friday, a Western Railway (WR) official said.
With the Railways decision, women commuters who do not fall in the essential categories and had been spending long hours and huge money to commute, have got a huge relief.
In a much-needed relief to women commuters from across Mumbai city and suburban areas, the Railways has finally given a go-ahead to them to travel in the suburban local trains.
A day after Railway Minister Piyush Goyal allowed all women passengers to travel in local trains in Mumbai, the Western Railway on Wednesday added four 'ladies special' trains on its suburban network.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday announced that all women passengers will be allowed to travel in local trains in Mumbai and suburbs from Wednesday.
The Western Railway has decided to run additional 194 special services, including 10 AC trains, from October 15 to reduce overcrowding on local trains in Mumbai.
Mumbai's dabbawalas and staff of foreign consulates and high commissions have been allowed to travel in local trains which are currently being run only for essential services staff, officials said on Wednesday.
The Maharashtra government is seriously thinking about resuming local train services for all from October 15, said Aaditya Thackeray, MLA from Mumbai's Worli.
Dabbawalas in Mumbai have threatened a protest if they are not permited travel on local trains. Mumbai's dabbawalas or lunch-box carriers, who are currently running in a restricted manner in light of the COVID-19 outbreak had earlier urged the Maharashtra government to permit them to travel in local trains
One coach of a local train derailed near Atgaon station, about 95 kms from Mumbai, on Saturday morning, but there was no report of injury toany passenger, an official said. Atgaon station is located in neighbouring Thane district on the Central Railway (CR) route.
Nalasopara railway station in Palghar district of Maharashtra witnessed a heavy rush of commuters early on Wednesday after Mumbai state buses restricted the number of passengers it would ferry.