Mumbai, July 11: The local trains in Mumbai have been running at a restricted speed between various stations due to waterlogging and continuous rains that have lashed the city in last few days. As per Western Railway, local trains between Churchgate and Bhayander are running at a restricted speed. It also said that the positions of local trains at other stations may change, depending upon the weather conditions today on July 11. Click here to catch live news updates on Mumbai local trains status and rains. Also Read - Cyclone Tauktae Likely To Turn Into ‘Very Severe Storm’, Warns IMD; NDRF Earmarks 53 Teams For 5 States
At 6:22 hours, one suburban service was run on UP slow line from Virar but regular services ex Virar will be started only after water level comes down to a safe level. Even though the water level has come down, it is still not a safe level for the trains to run. The Mumbai local trains are expected to get delay due to waterlogging. “Empty stranded rakes of long distance rakes are being cleared one by one to clear the tracks,” Western Railway tweeted. Also Read - Cyclone Tauktae: NDRF Earmarks 53 Teams For 5 States, Boats Return to Shore Amid Warning in Maharashtra
Water levels have not come down on tracks at or near Nallasopara. Suburban services will start between Nallasopara-Virar as soon as water level comes down to a safe level. Due to water-logging and heavy rains in Mumbai, trains are bunched-up from Virar to Surat section. Some of the Mumbai local trains have also been cancelled due to waterlogging and incessant rains. Also Read - Maharashtra Registers Less Than 50,000 Cases For Fifth Straight Day, Records 850 Deaths in Last 24 Hours
a. 12934/12933 (Karnavati Ex) ADI-MMCT-ADI b. 12932/12931 (Double-decker Ex) ADI-MMCT-ADI
b. 59024 & 59023 (Valsad Exp) BL-MMCT-BL
c. 12010 (Shatabdi Exp) ADI-MMCT
d. 12935 (Intercity Exp) BDTS-ST
e. 22953 (Gujrat Exp) MMCT-ADI
f. 12009 (Shatabdi Exp) MMCT-ADI
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At least two persons were killed in rain-related accidents in Maharashtra’s Palghar while road, rail traffic and flights were severely hit as the country’s commercial capital and many parts of the state were battered by incessant rains for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday, officials said. Mumbai has now been placed at high alert.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed the legislature in Nagpur that all agencies including the Indian Navy, the Disaster Management Cell and others are working hard to provide all assistance to Mumbaikars.