Mumbai Mega Block: The local trains operations on Central line, Western line and Harbour line will remain disrupted on Sunday, due to the maintenance work carried out for safety reasons. Commuters travelling on the aforementioned line will be inconvenienced. However, people must follow the advisory issued by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to stay out of trouble. Also Read - Will Mumbai Local Train Services Be Restricted Amid Rising COVID Cases? Read What Railways Says
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On the Central line, the down slow line services leaving Matunga from 10.57 am to 3.52 pm will be diverted on Down fast line between Matunga and Mulund stations halting at Sion, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations and further re-diverted to Down slow line proper at Mulund station. Notably, down slow line services will not be available at Vidyavihar, Kanjur Marg and Nahur Stations. Passengers of these stations are allowed to travel via Ghatkopar, Bhandup and Mulund stations. Also Read - Mumbai Metropolitan Region: Auto, Taxi Fares Hiked, Be Ready to Shell Out More Money
Up fast/semi-fast services leaving Kalyan from 10.54 AM to 3.06 PM will halt at Diva, Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule. Down fast/semi-fast services leaving CSMT Mumbai from 10.48 AM to 3.40 PM will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup, Mulund and Diva stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive destination 20 minutes behind schedule. All down and Up slow services leaving/arriving CSMT Mumbai between 11.00 am and 5.00 pm will arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.
On the Harbour line, down line services to Vashi / Belapur /Panvel leaving CSMT Mumbai /Vadala Road from 11.34 AM to 4.23 PM and down Harbour line services to Bandra/Goregaon leaving CSMT Mumbai from 9.56 AM to 4.16 PM will remain suspended. Up Harbour line services for CSMT Mumbai leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 9.53 AM to 2.44 PM and Up Harbour line services leaving Bandra/Goregaon from 10.45 AM to 4.58 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 Railway from 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM during the block period.
On the Western line, a Jumbo block will be taken on up and down fast lines between Churchgate and Mumbai Central Local stations of Western Railway from 10.35 AM to 03.35 PM on Sunday, 21 April 2019, to carry out maintenance work of tracks, signalling and overhead equipment. During this period, all fast line trains will be operated on slow lines between Churchgate and Mumbai Central (Local).
Mumbai Mega Block on Central, Harbour and Western Lines is carried out almost on every Sunday for the repair and maintenance work of railway tracks.