Mumbai Local Train Mega Block on 10th July, 2016

CENTRAL LINES

KALYAN -THANE DN SLOW LINE FROM 11.30AM TO 3.30PM

DN Slow and Semi-Fast services leaving Mulund from 11.15 am to 3.23 pm will be diverted on DN fast line between Mulund and Kalyan stations halting at Thane and Dombivali stations and will arrive at their destination 10 minutes behind the schedule.

DN Slow Locals will not halt at Kalva, Mumbra, Diva, Kopar and Thakurli. Passengers of these stations are permitted to travel via Kalyan and Dombivali stations.

Dn Fast services leaving CST Mumbai from 10.20 am to 2.42 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive at their destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

Up Fast Line services leaving Thane stations from 11.22 am to 3.28 pm will halt at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive at their destinations 15 minutes behind schedule.

All DN and UP Slow locals leaving/arriving CST from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm will arrive at their destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

 

HARBOUR LINES

CST – CHUNABHATTI / MAHIM UP AND DN FROM 11.10 AM TO 3.40 PM

DN Harbour Line services to Vashi/Belapur/Panvel leaving CST Mumbai from 11.21 am to 03.45 pm and UP Harbour line services for CST Mumbai leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 09.52 am to 02.32 pm will remain suspended.

All DN Harbour Line services to Bandra/Andheri leaving CST Mumbai from 10.48 am to 03.49 pm and UP Harbour line services for CST Mumbai leaving Bandra/Andheri from 10.44 am to 03.16 pm will remain suspended.

However, special services will be run between Panvel and Kurla (Platform No.8) during the block period. Harbour line passengers are permitted to travel via Main Line and Western Railway from 10.00 am to 06.00 pm. 

 

WESTERN LINES

CHURCHGATE AND MUMBAI CENTRAL FROM 10.35AM to 3.35PM

Western Railway announced that a Jumbo block will be taken from 10.35 hrs to 15.35 hrs on Up and Dn Local lines (i.e. slow lines) on Sunday, 10th July, 2016 between Churchgate and Mumbai Central local stations for maintenance of track, signaling and overhead equipments.

During the block all Up and Dn slow line trains will run on Up and Dn Through line (i.e. fast line) between Churchgate and Mumbai Central local stations.

 

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How to set up your travel preferences on zophop

Are you looking for non-AC or AC bus only options for your travel?  Here is how.  This option search will be definitely needed for Mumbaikars as B.E.S.T. has halved the fares for AC buses.  So why not taking an AC bus?   Your travel with bus will only get better.

 

Step 1:
Check your app version. If you have not updated the zophop app more than 6 months, you are missing out a lot of cool features that we have added. Update the app now.

 

Step 2:
Click “Best Route” to search the best route options for your trip. Enter where you want to start and end, then click “Get Route” for results.

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Step 3:
Click the button (circled in red below) to set up your preferences. You can select AC or non-AC bus options. Also if you want to adjust walking and auto-ride distance, this is where you need to adjust information accordingly.

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Easy!  Isn’t it?

Check zophop for live-bus timings if you are in Mumbai and Nagpur area. You can see the real-time location of the bus on the map and ETA (estimated time of arrival) to the stop before you leave to catch the bus. No sweat, no waiting outside!

 

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Zophop – smart logo ka, smart app

When we sat conceptualizing this video, one of the biggest challenges was to decide on the setting in the script – do we show real-life use cases, do we go in for a bland product feature description or do we do something which is catchy and informational?

None of us have any previous experience in advertising but then that has never stood in the path of creating something that sells right? After numerous brainstorming sessions we came up with the above script, a script which introduces an overconfident character who uses all of the popular apps in the commute segment ( yes, yes we used the real names with a few tweaks). And then the omniscient narrator goes on to tell him why there is absolutely no need to waste space on your phone by using all these apps when in fact there exists an one app solution for all commute related queries.

So while we covered all our use-cases we also highlighted the fact about us being a one place stop for all you need to know about travel. Pretty neat eh?


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Team Zophop celebrates NMMT’s 19th Foundation Day

Team Zophop celebrated NMMT’s 19th Foundation Day with flowers and a cake cutting ceremony in their office at Turbhe Bus Depot. Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) is the transport wing of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, which operates bus services in Navi Mumbai. NMMT buses serve the entire Navi Mumbai city as well as to certain parts of Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Dombivli, Badlapur, Taloja, Panvel and Uran.

We, at Zophop, were happy to be a part of these celebrations. NMMT has over 400 buses which serves the commuters of Navi Mumbai, commuters who are very active on our app and who are responsible for majority of Navi Mumbai real-time information for bus timings on our app.

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Zophop allies with Khopoli Municipal Transport (KMT) to help commuters for the better travel experience with the bus in Mumbai area

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An alliance offering real-time en route bus location with ETA (estimated time of arrival) to thestops beyond timings and fares


 

Mumbai, January 19, 2016: – Zophop, a fast growing technology-driven transportation mobile app, announces its collaboration with KMT. KMT provides bus services for daily commuters who travel from Navi Mumbai and Mumbai to Khopoli, and Panvel. The collaboration is aimed at providing depth of information to daily commuters who use the bus for their entire or partial trip in order to support them in making the best decision not only on route options based on time and fare but also on the waiting time for the bus. This enhances the information that has been provided by Zophop and provides KMT passengers a mobile-based channel to find all information they need to know for their trip.

Jiyoung Lee, Co-founder and VP, Product & Marketing, Zophop further commented, “Zophop has been serving over 70,000 daily travelers in Mumbai area as one-stop-app for all information they need to plan their trip. This collaboration with KMT is a great addition to all Mumbai users who travel with KMT daily basis since now we are providing accurate bus timing, fare, and enroute bus location with ETA to the stop on all the bus routes within the KMT network.“

About Zophop

Zophop provides the tool that empowers over 200,000 daily travelers in 15 cities across India to make their best decision on route (time vs. cost), transportation modes, and time management for travel. One of the unique features on Zophop “near by” allows users to find all public transportation modes including buses, trains, metros, cabs (Uber, Ola), and Jugnoo near their location. The “near by” feature is not only showing users what is available around them but also its ETA to the stop/station/pickup location and fare. Zophop was established in Mumbai in 2014 founded by Vinayak Bhavnani and Jiyoung Lee.

Dombivali most crowded station on Central Railway, reveals RTI query

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According to figures furnished via RTI, a total of 8,97,019 tickets are sold at all these 85 stations and 38.56 lakh passengers travel on CR daily generating a fare collection of Rs 2.19 crore.


Dombivali has beaten CST, Thane and Kalyan railway station to become the most crowded and fare generating suburban station in the Mumbai division on Central Railway (CR), an RTI query has revealed in Mumbai.

The reply to a query filed by activist Anil Galgali said that a total of 2,33,635 passengers travel through this suburban station on a daily basis and Rs 14,94,538 is collected via fares from there everyday. Whereas Thane stands on the second spot where 2,25,490 passengers use this station everyday while fetching Rs 13,84,020 as fares.

Figures on suburban daily average in terms of ticket selling, numbers of passengers and fare receivables of all 85 suburban stations of Mumbai division on CR also say that Thane remains at the top position in terms of ticket selling (60,895) on daily basis, while Kurla station was at the second spot from where 55,552 tickets are sold daily on an average. This was followed by Ghatkopar (42,977) primarily due to the commencement of Metro Rail from this station.

According to figures furnished via RTI, a total of 8,97,019 tickets are sold at all these 85 stations and 38.56 lakh passengers travel on CR daily generating a fare collection of Rs 2.19 crore. CR has 121 rakes to serve passengers by 1618 train services on daily basis.


This article was originally published on DNA


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Zophop rolls out a new UI for enhanced localized real-time information

In our latest update, we have systematically revamped our app home-screen. Now commuters will be able to access all localized real-time information in one screen apart from being able to the previous queries and searches too on zophop.

In this new UI, commuters will be able to see –

1. Live Trips around them – buses, trains or any other commute
2. See nearest Uber, Ola, Jugnoo
3. Your recent searches
4. Near stops and stations and immediate bus/train departure details from these stops/stations
5. Other features – Timings, Nearby Stops, Best Route

Below are some of other recent updates –

1. Multilingual support – Hindi, English, Marathi
2. Offline timings – access bus/train details without internet

Here is what our new homescreen looks like –

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and once you scroll down on the same screen you can see other real-time information around you –

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Do tell us how do you like our new homescreen? Do you find much better than the previous one ? Leave your comments below.


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