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Watch in pics: Mumbai's lifeline, the local train

New Delhi: The Mumbai suburban railway system is  part of the state run Central Railway and Western Railway zones of India. The system operates 2342 train services and carries more than 7.42 million passengers every
PTI January 11, 2014 6:54 IST
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New Delhi: The Mumbai suburban railway system is  part of the state run Central Railway and Western Railway zones of India.

The system operates 2342 train services and carries more than 7.42 million passengers every day.

The system constitutes more than half of the total commuter's capacity of the Indian Railways itself, thus becoming one of the highest density networks of the world.

It is the second busiest rapid transit system of the world.

The Mumbai Central Railway suburban locals run on various routes between the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Karjat, Kasara, Panvel, among others.

The trains plying on the route of the Mumbai rail network are commonly referred to as local train. These are meant for the general populace. Here are some pictures of the local train: