Heavy Rains Disrupt Train Services In Maharashtra

Mumbai rains: Western Railway said that heavy rain and waterlogging in parts of Mumbai had led to the cancellation of three trains.

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Heavy Rains Disrupt Train Services In Maharashtra

Mumbai is likely to receive heavy rain with the cloudy sky for the next week.


Mumbai (Maharashtra): 

Heavy rain and water-logging in parts of Mumbai continue to affect train services on several routes on Thursday.

"Due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging in parts of Mumbai, the service of Train No.12134 Mangaluru Junction - Mumbai CSMT Express scheduled to leave Mangaluru Junction at 16.40 hrs on September 5, 2019 is cancelled", Indian railway said in a statement.

Western Railway said that heavy rain and waterlogging between Vasai Road-Nallasopara -Virar section, had led to the cancellation of three other trains- Amritsar-Bandra Terminus of September 6, Delhi Saral Rohilla-Bandra Terminus of September 5 and Haridwar- Bandra terminus of September 5.

Earlier in the day, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that services in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus - Thane route were resumed.

"The mainline and harbour line services running between the disrupted Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus - Thane due to heavy rains in Mumbai have been resumed once again. All the officers and employees of the railway are taking prompt action to ensure that the passengers do not face any kind of inconvenience," the minister tweeted.

Central Railway had on Wednesday stopped the services on the route for safety issues.

Jayanagar (Patna) Antyodaya Express (15548) which was scheduled to leave at 11:20 am today has been rescheduled at 5:50 p, the Central Railways tweeted.

Haridwar AC Express (12171 ) scheduled to leave at 7:55 am today is rescheduled at 4:40 pm with a delay of close to 9 hours, it added.

According to the weather department, Mumbai is likely to receive heavy rain with the cloudy sky for the next week.



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