Jan 30, 2017

Megablock hits outstation and local trains

The megablock, on Central Railway main line on Sunday , not only inconvenienced suburban commuters but also resulted in delays in arrivals of outstation trains at CST.

Railway officials said that all mail and express trains were diverted on Up slow line between Mulund and Matunga stations and arrived at destination around 20 minutes behind schedule during the block. A megablock was carried out on Mulund-Matunga section on Up fast line from 11.20 am to 4.20 pm.

Special suburban services were also run from Dadar to Diva for passengers of DadarRatnagiri Passenger, which departed from Diva on Sunday .“The special local train departed from Dadar at 3.40 pm, reached Thane at 4.06 pm and arrived at Diva at 4.13 pm. The passengers alighted at Diva and boarded the Ratnagiri passenger,“ a CR official said. - Times Of India