Mumbai Local Train News Update: The Maharashtra government on Friday requested the Railways to make available local trains services to all women from 11 am to 3 pm and from 7 pm till the end of the day. Also Read - Mumbai: Fire Breaks Out at Mumbai Mall, Rescue Operations Underway

“It’s requested that local trains services be made available to all women from 11 am to 3 pm and again from 7 pm till the end of local services for the day, from 17th Oct, in Mumbai & Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR),” Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation Secretary said in a statement. Also Read - 3 Booked for Holding Dandiya Event in Pune Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

As of now, trains in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) have only been allowed for essential/emergency sectors, and also for differently-abled and cancer patients. Also Read - Pilot Assaulted in Mumbai Over Vehicle Parking Issue; Three Booked

Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government has allowed metro trains in Mumbai to operate in a phased manner under its mission ‘Begin Again’. The government also has allowed reopening of all state-run and private libraries following COVID-19 protocols.

However, schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions in the state will remain closed for students and regular class activity will remain suspended till 31st October.

The state has also allowed business-to-business exhibitions outside containment zones.