Harbour line to get first 12-coach rake on April 29

Harbour line to introduce first 12-coach rake from April 29
A harbour line train

What may come as a major relief to the thousands of commuters, the Central Railway (CR) will be introducing 12-coach trains on the Harbour line from April 29.

The Harbour line is currently serviced by nine-coach trains that run a total of 590 services a day. Railways plans to replace these with 12-coach trains in the coming months.

From April 29, the following services will be augmented to 12-coach rakes:

Harbour line to get first 12-coach rake on April 29
Courtesy: Rajendra B. Aklekar

The conversion will increase each train’s passenger carrying capacity by 33%.

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