Mumbai, September 10: The service of the Mumbai local trains will be affected on Sunday due to the mega block carried by Central Railways on the Central and Harbour Lines. To avoid any inconvenience to the passengers, the Railway authority has released the schedule for the mega block to be followed on Sunday while requesting the people to bear with the authorities. As per the latest information, no mega block has been announced on the Western Line as of yet. (ALSO READ – Video: Man Abducts 3-year-old From Railway Station in Mumbai)
The Central line services will be hit due from 10.58 am to 4.03 pm on the Up slow line services leaving Thane due to the mega block. These Up slow line trains will be diverted to the fast line between Mulund and Matunga stations. These trains will stop at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli Ghatkopar, Kurla and Sion stations and further re-diverted to Up slow line proper at Matunga station. The Down fast line train services will hit due to mega block from 10.08 am to 2.42 pm. The train leaving from CSMT will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup, and Mulund stations and further to their respective halt. During the block, all down and up slow line trains leaving and arriving CSMT will be running 10 minutes late between 11.00 am to 5.30 pm. During the block, no train will stop at Nahur, Kanjurmarg, and Vidyavigar stations, so people are advised to travel from Bhandup, Vikhroli and Kurla stations.
On the Harbour line, the down train services will witness a mega block between 10.35 am to 3.37 pm. Hence, the services of the trains leaving from CSMT for Vashi/Belapur/Panvel will remain suspended. Similarly, services of the trains, on the up line, leaving from Panvel/Belapur/Vashi towards CSMT will also remain cancelled between 10.20 am to 3.48 pm. The Central Railway will run special trains between CSMT Mumbai – Kurla and Vashi – Panvel sections during the block period. People are allowed to travel from the Trans Harbour line trains and the Main line from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.