Central Railway celebrates 95 years of EMU service in Mumbai


The first such EMU, railway terminology for suburban trains, was run as a 4-coach configuration on February 3, 1925 between CSMT (then Victoria Terminus) to Kurla.


Central Railway on Monday celebrated the completion of 95 years of operating electrical multiple units on its suburban network in Mumbai.

The first such EMU, railway terminology for suburban trains, was run as a 4-coach configuration on February 3, 1925 between CSMT (then Victoria Terminus) to Kurla.

It was flagged off by then Bombay Governor Sir Leslie Wilson, CR chief public relations officer Shivaji Sutar said.

The zonal railway marked the occasion on Monday by having a re-run of the service using a flower-decked EMU, he said.Get access to India’s fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code “GETPRO”. Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app.

First Published on Feb 3, 2020 05:48 pm


Updated: February 3, 2020 — 2:36 pm

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