Mumbai Local Trains Update: Indian Railways will operate a ‘mega block’ on these lines today

The Central Rail Zone of Indian Railways will operate the Mega Block on its suburban sections in Mumbai to carry out various engineering and maintenance works on Sunday.

Routes to be affected due to mega block by central railway:

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Vidyavihar Up and Down slow lines from 10:55 a.m. to 3:55 p.m.

Downward slow services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus from 10:48 a.m. to 3:49 p.m. will be diverted to the fast Down line between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Vidyavihar stations, stopping at Byculla, Parel, Dadar, Matunga, Sion and Kurla stations and redirected to Dn slow line.

Slow Up services leaving Ghatkopar from 10:41 a.m. to 3:52 p.m. will be diverted onto the Up Fast line between Vidyavihar and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and stop at Kurla, Sion, Matunga, Dadar, Parel and Byculla stations.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – Chunabhatti/Bandra Down port line from 11:40 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. and Chunabhatti/Bandra- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Up port line from 11:10 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.

Down Harbor line services to Vashi/Belapur/Panvel departing from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus from 11:16 a.m. to 4:47 p.m. and Dn Harbor line services to Bandra/Goregaon departing from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus from 10:00 a.m. 48 at 4:43 p.m. will remain suspended.

Up Harbor Line services to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminal from Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 9:53 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. and Up Harbor Line services to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminal from Goregaon/Bandra from 10:45 a.m. to 5:13 p.m. will remain suspended.

However, special services will run between Panvel and Kurla (Pier No. 8) during the lockdown period.

Port Line passengers are permitted to travel via Main Line and Western Railway from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the block period.

Meanwhile, Western Railway area in order to carry out maintenance work on the push back of Poisar Bridge No. 61, a 14-hour Jumbo block will be taken on the UP/DN fast lines from 23:00 to 13:30 between Borivali stations and Kandivali on Saturday/Sunday, i.e. May 28/29, 2022.

According to a press release issued by a Western Railway official, during the lockdown period, all fast line commuter trains will operate on the slow line between Borivali and Goregaon stations. All postal/express trains on the Down Fast line will run on the 5th line between Andheri and Borivali. All mail/express trains going Down will be handled on platform no. 8/9 at Borivali station. During the block, some UP mail/express trains will run on the UP local line between Borivali and Goregaon, i.e. they will be processed at platform no. 5 at Borivali station.

Due to the blockage, some slow local trains from Borivali will run to Goregaon on the port corridor, while some commuter trains will remain cancelled. Detailed information to this effect is available at the office of the station masters concerned.

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