Venturing on The Mumbai Suburban Railway Posted by Nitya on Jul 31, 2018 in Hindi Language
Most visitors to India and Mumbai have heard about the packed local trains of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. Few have the courage to venture a ride and those who do so are either exhilarated or scarred … the experience is yours to define.
2. Western line (Churchgate is the southernmost tip of this line)
3. Harbor line (CST is the southernmost tip of this line)
12-डब्बा (baara dabba) = 12-car train [The other option is the 8-car train. Positions of the ladies compartment as well as first-class compartments will vary for the 8-car and 12-car train. Hence, knowing this upfront via the overhead announcement will give you time to position yourself at the appropriate spot on the platform.]
Is this a fast local train or slow local train?
यह गाडी CST जायेगी?
Will this train go to CST?
[Note: CST is the terminus on the Central and Harbor lines.]
यह १२-डब्बा है क्या?
Is this a 12-car/coach train?
Please ज़रा दादर स्टेशन आये तो बताना हाँ?
Please let me know when Dadar station arrives, OK?
[Note: Dadar station allows one to change between the Central line and Harbor line.]
Western line के लिए किधर change करना पडेगा?
Where do I have to change trains to get on the Western line?
कुर्ला स्टेशन कौनसी side में आएगी?
On which side is the platform for Kurla station?
[Note: Kurla station allows one to change between the Central line and the Harbor line.]
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