Mumbai network switches from DC to AC

The final DC train was decorated to mark the conversion of the Mumbai network to AC electrification (Photo: Central Railway).

INDIA: Central Railway has announced that ‘a historic milestone was achieved’ at 05.37 on June 8, with completion of the conversion of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus – Mumbra slow lines and CST – Thane fast lines from 1·5 kV DC to 25 kV AC electrification.

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