Mumbai mega block latest news: Local train services will remain affected on the Central Line and Harbour Line as mega block will be carried out by the Central railway from 11.20 AM to 03: 50 PM on Sunday, June 16. Besides, train services on Western Line will also be hit in the wake of a Jumbo Block that will be carried out between 10.35 AM to 03.35 PM for the maintenance of track.
Notably, the Central as well as Western Railway conduct Mumbai Mega Block on most of the weekends for the maintenance and other related works of rail tracks.
“These maintenance mega blocks are essential for infrastructure upkeep and safety. Passengers are requested to bear with the Railway Administration for the inconvenience caused,” a leading portal quoted Central Railways as saying.
Matunga-Mulund Dn slow line services will be operating from 11.20 am to 3.50 pm.
Down Slow line services leaving Matunga from 10.57 am to 3.52 pm will be diverted on Dn fast line between Matunga and Mulund stations halting at Sion, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations and further re-diverted to Dn slow line proper at Mulund station.
Down slow line services will not be available at Vidyavihar, Kanjur Marg and Nahur Stations and passengers of these stations are allowed to travel via Ghatkopar, Bhandup and Mulund stations.
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 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus 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 will be arriving destination 20 minutes behind schedule.
Also, All Down and Up slow services leaving or arriving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus between 11.00 am and 5.00 pm will arrive at destination 10 minutes behind schedule.
CSMT – CHUNABHATTI / BANDRA DN HARBOUR LINE (11.40 AM – 04.10 PM) and DN HARBUR CHUNABHATTI / BANDRA – CSMT UP HARBOUR LINE (11.10 AM – 03.40 PM)
All Down Harbour line services to Vashi / Belapur /Panvel leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai/Vadala Road from 11.34 am to 4.23 pm and Dn Harbour line services to Bandra/Goregaon leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus from 9.56 am to 4.16 pm will remain suspended.
All Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 9.53 am to 2.44 pm and Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai leaving Goregaon/Bandra from 10.45 am to 4.58 pm will remain suspended.
However, special services will be running between Panvel and Kurla on Platform No.8 during the block period. Also, 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.
The statement said that due to these blocks, suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual. “Passengers are requested to not take any risks while travelling. They are also requested to avoid travelling on footboard, rooftop of locals and not to board extremely overcrowded trains,” it read.
CHURCHGATE – MUMBAI CENTRAL (10.35 AM – 03.35 PM)
To carry out maintenance work of tracks, signalling and overhead equipment, a Jumbo block will be taken on Up and Dn fast lines between Churchgate and Mumbai Central (Local) stations from 10:35 AM to 03:35 PM.
During this block, all fast lines trains will be operated on Slow lines between Churchgate and Mumbai Central