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What are Suburban train services?
Q. What is Suburban rail????
Ans. Many cities have their own dedicated suburban networks to cater to commuters. Currently, suburban networks operate in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and Lucknow-Kanpur. Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune and Lucknow-Kanpur do not have dedicated suburban tracks but share the tracks with long distance trains. New Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai have their own metro networks, namely the New Delhi Metro, the Kolkata Metro, and the Chennai MRTS, with dedicated tracks mostly laid on a flyover.
Mumbai's suburban trains handle 6.3 million commuters daily.