Posts tagged with 'railways'
Senate Approves Federal Funding for Commuter Rail Tunnel Between NY and NJ
Senate Approves Federal Funding for Commuter Rail Tunnel Between NY and NJ
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate approved a funding measure that includes a minimum of $15 million for Amtrak to begin design and engineering measures on a proposed railroad tunnel project to connect New Jersey and New York. The Gateway Tunnel project, ...
Mumbai through the Monsoon: As City Agencies Bicker, Residents Lose
Mumbai through the Monsoon: As City Agencies Bicker, Residents Lose
This is part of our series following Mumbai through monsoon season.  You can find the first post here, and the second here. Inter-agency conflict continues to make life more difficult for Mumbaikers on the move during the monsoon. At the Vidyavihar ...
Tensions Bubble Among Mumbai's Motormen as Transport Problems Pervade
Tensions Bubble Among Mumbai's Motormen as Transport Problems Pervade
After last week’s motormen strike that shut down two-thirds of the city’s commuter trains, there is fear of yet another strike – this time, by the motormen who actually went to work last week. Many of them say they have ...
Trains Back on Track in Mumbai
Trains Back on Track in Mumbai
Mumbai’s trains are back on track after two days of disruption caused by railway motormen who went on strike in demand of higher wages, including overtime allowances, and increased safety.