Mumbai: Central Railway’s Main, Harbour line affected due to rains; commuters protest in Thane
Train services on the suburban network of Central Railway’s main and Harbour line were badly hit on Tuesday due to water logging.
Mumbai: Train services on the suburban network of Central Railway’s Main and Harbour line were badly hit on Tuesday due to water logging.
Reports said that rail tracks have submerged and the trains are running 30 minutes late.
To add to the woes of Mumbaikars, a taxi union has also announced a strike today.
Due to heavy rains, water logging was reported at Mankhurd, Vidyavihar, Thane, Vikroli Bhandup.
The Central Railway has advised BEST for arranging extra buses.
Meanwhile, the agitated commuters at Diva railway station in Thane (Mumbai) stages a protest on the tracks.
However, the situation was brought under control after Thane police reached the spot and dispersed the crowd.
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The trains running on the suburban network of Western Railway (WR) were disrupted for nearly an hour on Monday following power failure caused by the theft of a battery box at Mahim Electric Sub-station.
Police said a total of 16 batteries and six cables were stolen by unidentified persons.