MUMBAI AC LOCAL TRAIN
Indian Railway started India’s First Ever Broad Gauge Air-conditioned AC EMU (Mumbai AC Local Train) of 12-car rake fitted with Indigenous 3-phase Propulsion system on Western Railway’s Mumbai Suburban (Local Trains) section on 25.12.2017. Following are the details regarding fare, features, timings of AC EMU in Central Railway and Western Railway.
- Central Railway: AC Local Trains
- Western Railway: AC Local Trains
- Mumbai Local Train Time Table 2022
- Issue of Quarterly , Half-yearly and Yearly Season Tickets in AC EMU / DEMU / MEMU Trains
Central Railway : AC Local Trains
Central Railway runs a total of 1810 suburban services including AC locals. With the increase of 12 AC services with effect from 14.5.2022 on Main line (CSMT-Kalyan/Titwala /Ambernath) the total AC services (on weekdays) on Main line has increased from 44 to 56. Now, Titwala and Ambarnath route passengers can also avail the AC services in peak hours. Central Railway has decided to run 14 additional AC services on Sundays and Nominated Holidays also.
The AC local travel is most economical in comparison to other means of air-conditioned transport systems in the city and suburbs. The tremendous response to AC locals has risen after the slashing of single journey ticket rates by 50% with effect from 5.5.2022. A single journey fare for a distance of 34 kms (CSMT to Thane) costs Rs.95/- and for a distance of 54 kms ( CSMT to Kalyan) costs Rs.105/- as compared to the dynamic fare of Rs.526/- and Rs.831/- respectively, charged by AC road cabs/taxi on call.
MUMBAI LOCAL : AC MAIN LINE TRAIN TIME TABLE w.e.f 14.05.2022 ~PDF Download
Central Railway announced Mumbai Suburban AC Train Time Table on Sundays/Nominated Holidays from 14.5.2022 and AC services in lieu of Non-AC services on main line w.e.f. 14.5.2022. Details are attached.
MUMBAI LOCAL : AC HARBOUR LINE TRAIN TIME TABLE ~ PDF Download
Time Table of AC Local Trains by WR
Western Railway: AC Local Trains
Details of Western Railways AC Local Suburban Trains are here.
Time Table of 40 AC Services Including 8 Non AC on Saturday and Sunday ~ 20.06.2022
Time Table of 8 More AC Local Train Services Over Mumbai Suburban Section ~ 20.06.2022
Western Railway’s Total No. of AC services increased from 32 to 40
Looking at the popularity and growing demand by the commuters, Western Railway has decided to increase the number of AC local services over Mumbai Suburban section with effect from 20th June, 2022. With the introduction of 8 new AC services, the total number of AC services will now increase from 32 to 40 on Western Railway.
According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, with the reduction of fares for AC local journey tickets w.e.f 5th May, 2022, there has been a substantial rise in the number of commuters travelling by AC locals. Recently, WR introduced 12 more AC local services w.e.f 16th May, 2022. Looking into the demand and the popularity of AC locals, WR will be introducing 8 more AC local services w.e.f 20th June, 2022 for the comfort and convenience of the commuters. It is pertinent to mention that these 8 services will run from Monday to Friday only. on Saturdays and Sundays 32 AC services will be available and the remaining 8 services will run with non AC rakes.
Shri Thakur further stated that, out of the additional 8 services being introduced, 4 services each are in UP & DOWN directions. In the UP direction, there is one service each between Virar – Churchgate, Virar – Dadar, Vasai – Churchgate and Malad – Churchgate. Similarly, in the DOWN direction, there is one service each between Dadar – Virar, Churchgate – Virar, Churchgate – Vasai and Churchgate – Malad.
MUMBAI AC LOCAL : RATIONALIZATION OF FARE OF AC SERVICES RUNNING OVER SUBURBAN SECTIONS : 05.05.2022 ~ PDF Download
Central Railway announced that the Ministry of Railways have decided to rationalize single journey basic fare of AC ordinary services running over suburban sections w.e.f. 05.05.2022. In addition, single journey basic Fare for First class of ordinary train services over suburban sections has also been rationalized. There shall be no change in season ticket basic fare for AC and First class of ordinary services running over suburban sections. All other existing terms and conditions applicable for AC ordinary services running over the Suburban section shall remain the same.
Fare of AC Local ~ Updated
Fare of AC Local and Normal Local of trains between CSMT Mumbai and Kurla.
|From – To||AC Local||Normal Local|
|AC Single Journey (Rs.)||MST (Rs.)||First Class Single Journey (Rs.)||First Class MST (Rs.)|
|Kalyan – CSMT||210||2135||165||1105|
|Dombivali – CSMT||205||2050||160||990|
|Diva – CSMT||190||1880||150||910|
|Thane – CSMT||180||1775||140||755|
|Mulund – CSMT||180||1775||140||755|
|Ghatkopar – CSMT||135||1325||105||570|
|Kurla – CSMT||135||1325||105||570|
|Dadar – CSMT||65||620||50||345|
|Byculla – CSMT||65||620||50||345|
The first AC suburban train on Central Railway started on the Trans Harbour line between Thane and Vashi/Nerul/Panvel on Thursday (30.01.2020). The train is taking 16 Trips daily between Thane and Navi Mumbai. Daily, Weekly, Fortnight or monthly tickets are available.
- For Thane – Rabale : One way Ticket costs Rs 70/-
- For Thane – Belapur : Rs.140/-
- For Thane – Panvel : Rs. 185/-