Mumbai: In view of the heavy rains in Mumbai, Western Railways suburban services are running between Churchgate and Virar but the frequency may be low between Vasai Road and Virar due to receipt of outstation trains. (Catch LIVE Updates of Mumbai Rains Here) Also Read - Rain Likely to Play Spoilsport in Bengal Amid Festive Season as IMD Predicts Heavy Showers Over Next Few Days
16 UP and DN main line trains have been regulated at various stations in Mumbai divisions due to heavy rain in Virar, Nalasopara, Palghar Stations. The water level is reaching above 150 mm on rail level. The trains which have been regulated are 12904, 22904, 22928,12962, 12902, 19208, 19218, 22944,12928, 12264, 19424, 12450,19020, 59442, 12298 & 12268. Also Read - Telangana rains: Death toll rises to 70, govt on alert as IMD predicts more heavy rains
Some trains of Western Railways have also been cancelled or short terminated. The details are here: Also Read - Telangana Limps Back to Normalcy Two Days Later; IMD Predicts Drop in Maharashtra's Rainfall Activity From Friday | Roundup
Meanwhile, the Central Railway Mumbai Suburban Services will run in the following sections only till further notice: CSMT Andheri Goregaon harbour line, Vashi-Panvel harbour line, Thane-Vashi-Panvel Trans-harbour, the 4th corridor to Kharkopar, Thane Kasara and Thane Karjat/Khopoli.
Central Railway CPRO said, “It is nature’s fury. Moving trains in Kurla-Thane section in such rains is a safety hazard at this point of time. Suburban train movement has been suspended till further advice.”
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued the following traffic update:
According to this update, the Central Line of CST to Thane, both UP and Down lines are not working. The Western Line of Borivali to Vasai Road, both Up and Down lines are not working and Harbour Line of CST to Vasai Road, again both UP and Down Lines are not working.