Mumbai, Oct 23: Local train services on Harbour line were affected after a man was reportedly electrocuted to death by a high-tension wire near Chembur railway station. Up and down local train services on Harbour line had been halted between Chembur and Panvel after a commuter was electrocuted to death while travelling at the top of a local train. The incident caused power disruption following which local trains were halted.
Mumbaikars took to Twitter to share the news and slammed the Central Railway and the Ministry of Railways for problems during the peak hours. The announcement was made at different stations of Harbour line asking commuters to use Central and Trans-harbour lines to reach their destinations.
Launched in 1853, the Mumbai suburban railway network is spread across four major routes — western, central, harbour and trans-harbour. More than 75 lakh passengers travel on local trains daily.