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OVERVIEW OF THE EXISTING MUMBAI SUBURBAN RAILWAY

  • The Suburban Railway System in Mumbai is the most complex, densely loaded and intensively utilized system in the world.
  • It has the highest passenger density in the world – about 8 million commuters travel everyday.
  • Two zonal Railways, Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR), operate the Mumbai Suburban Railway System.
  • It is spread over an expanse of 376 route kms.
  • The suburban services are run by Electric Multiple Units (EMUs)
  • 206 rakes (train sets) of 9-car, 12-car & 15-car composition are utilized to run more than 2800 train services.
  • It is operated on 25 KV AC power supply from overhead catenary.

 



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