Mumbai rail, road traffic update: Local train services halted at Nala Sopara due to waterlogging

The Mumbai local train services - one of the convenient means of communication in the city - have also been affected. The trains are reportedly running late.

Mumbai rail, road traffic update: Local train services halted at Nala Sopara due to waterlogging
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Heavy rains once again gripped Mumbai for a fourth consecutive day with reports of water-logged streets and slow traffic since Tuesday early morning. The downpour has the hit normal life bringing the city and its suburbs to a standstill. The Mumbai local train services - one of the convenient means of communication in the city - have also been affected. The trains are reportedly running late.

Here are the live updates:

* Due to waterlogging between Matunga and Sion, trains are running with caution. Up fast locals are delayed by 15-20 minutes on this section.

* Services of AC local have been suspended today ie 10.07.2018 in view of very heavy rains & water logging at/around Nallasopara, till further information. Inconvenience is deeply regretted please, tweeted Western Railway

* Western Railway Suburban services are running on all lines between Churchgate and Vasai Road with some delay. Efforts to clear tracks of water at Nallasopara to start services between Vasai Road and Virar.

* In last 24 hours till 8:30 AM today, Mumbai city has received 165.8 mm of rain while Mumbai Suburb has received 184.3 mm of rain.

* Due to heavy rains, water-logging and disrupted rail services, Mumbai Dabbawalas have suspended their services for today.

* Water very high from rail level at Nallasopara following heavy water accumulation in adjoining areas of tracks. Rail traffic suspended bet Vasai Rd - Virar. Trains running between Churchgate & Vasai Road with delay.

* Due to very heavy water accumulation in adjoining areas of Railway tracks and up to 200 mm water above rail level on rail lines at Nallasopara, train movement between Vasai Road - Virar is suspended till further information. Trains running from Churchgate -Vasai Road with delay.

* Due to heavy rains, local train services between Vasai and Virar to remain suspended until further information.

* Trains are running normally on Central Railway's all three lines, main, harbour and trans-harbour.

* Due to very heavy water level on fast lines at Nallasopara due to very heavy rains.

* Due to heavy rains, Up and Down through line at Nala Sopara is halted. However, local trains on Western Suburbs are running late by 10 to 15 minutes between Virar to Churchgate, says Divisional Railway Manager, Western railway

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