New Delhi, May 5: The Central Railways will be conducting mega block on Sunday, May 5 on the three railway lines – Central, Harbour, and Western. To avoid inconvenience to the passengers, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has released the schedule of changes in the operations of the local trains. Reportedly, the local train services on the Up and Down fast line and Up and Down slow line will be affected due to the block on all the three lines in Mumbai.
Central Line UP/Down Train Status
KALYAN – DIVA UP FAST LINE (11 15 am – 4.15 pm)
Up last services leaving Kalyan from 10.54 am to 4 18 pm will be diverted on Up slow line between Kalyan and Thane stations halting at all stations and further re-diverted on Up fast line between Thane and CSMT Mumbai halting at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar, Kurla, Dadar and Byculla at statins and will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.
Dn Fast services leaving CSMT Mumbai from 10.16 am to 03.22 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup halts and will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule. Up Mail/Express trains arriving Mumbai during the block period will arrive 20-30 minutes behind schedule.
Harbour line UP/Down Train Status
CSMT – CHUNABHATTI / BANDRA DN HARBOUR LINE (11.40 am – 04.40 pm), CHUNABHATTI/ BANDRA – CSMT UP HARBOUR LINE (11.10 – 04.10 pm)
Dn Harbour line services to Vashi/ Belapur/ Panvel leaving CSMT Mumbai / Vadala Road from 11.34 am to 04.47 pm and Dn Harbour line services to Bandra/ Andheri/ Goregaon leaving CSMT from 09.56 am to 04.43 pm will remain suspended. Up Harbour line services for CSMT Mumbai leaving Panvel/ Belapur / Vashi from 09.53 am to 03.20 pm and Up Harbour line services leaving Bandra / Andheri/ Goregaon from 10.45 am to 04.58 pm will remain suspended. However, Special services will run between Panvel and Kurla (Platform No.8) during the block period. Harbour line passengers are permitted to travel via Main line and Western Railways from 10.00 am to 06.00 pm during the block period.
Western Line UP/Down Train Status
CHURCHGATE – Mumbai Central (10.35 am – 03.35 pm)
To carry out maintenance work of tracks, signaling and overhead equipment, a jumbo block will be taken on Up and Dn slow lines between Churchgate and Mumbai Central (Local) from 10:35 hrs to 15:35 hrs on Sunday, 6th May 2018. During the block period, all the slow trains will be operated on fast lines between Churchgate and Mumbai Central. Due to this, some up and down Mumbai local trains will be canceled.