Mumbai, October 18: The Mumbai locals will be running slow as usual as it happens on every Sunday. The passengers will be caused some inconvenience as trains on all the three lines will either be slow or blocked during particular periods of the day, for maintenance and repair work. Central Railway will operate Mega Block o­n its suburban sections for carrying out maintenance work on Sunday. Harbour lines are also expected to be affected in the afternoon. The subruban sections of the Western lines will also be affected.

CENTRAL LINE:– Matunga – Mulund Down (Dn) Slow Line From 11.30 AM To 3.30 PM

All Dn slow services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai from 11.00 am to 3.23 pm will be diverted o­n Dn fast line between Matunga and Mulund stations halting at Sion, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Vikhroli and Bhandup stations and further diverted o­n Dn slow line from Mulund. Dn slow locals will not available at Vidyavihar, Kanjur Marg and Nahur stations. Passengers of these stations are allowed to travel Via Kurla, Vikhroli, and Bhandup stations.

All Up fast services leaving Thane from 10.46 am to 3.28 pm will halt at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrivedestination 15 minutes behind schedule and All Dn fast services leaving CST from 10.08 am 2.42 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive destination 20 minutes behind schedule.

All slow services arriving and leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm will arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

HARBOUR LINE:– Nerul – Mankhurd Up and Dn Harbour Lines From 11.00 AM To 3.00 PM

Dn Harbour line services to Panvel/Belapur/Vashi leaving from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 10.12 am to 2.45 pm and Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus leaving Panvel/Belapur from 10.20 am to 3.04 pm will remain suspended.

However special local trains will run o­n Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus- Mankhurd and Thane – Panvel sections during the block period. Harbour line passengers are permitted to travel via TransHarbour/Main line from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.Due to these blocks, suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual. Passengers are requested not to take any risks while travelling.

WESTERN LINE:- Jumbo Block between Santacruz and Goregaon

To carry out maintenance work of tracks, signaling & overhead equipments, a jumbo block will be taken between Santacruz and Goregaon stations from 10.35 hrs to 15.35 hrs o­n Sunday i.e 18th October, 2015 o­n Up & Down through (i.e. fast) lines.

During the block period, all Up & Down through line trains will run o­n local (i.e. slow) lines between Santacruz and Goregaon stations. Due to the block, some up & down local trains will remain cancelled, the list of which will be available at all stations with Station Masters. Passengers are requested to take note of the above arrangements.

(Information Courtesy: irctc-co.in, Image Credit: Facebook Mumbai Local Trains)