Shocking amount Garbage Collected From Railway Tracks

The railway officials stated that over 2,000 kg of garbage was collected between the stretch of Dadar-Bandra and over 3,000 kg of garbage was collected from Mumbai Central, Nallasopara and Virar.

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Mumbai witnessed the monsoon mayhem for the fourth time this year on September 4, which resulted in water logging at roads and railways. Thousands of commuters were stranded in trains and their vehicles as the Mithi river had overflowed. 

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According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai is all set to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall from Thursday, September 19 to Saturday, September 21. As a preventive measure to ensure that the tracks don't get waterlogged, around 30,000 people cleared the tracks between Churchgate-Virar as a part of a cleanliness drive.

In this cleanliness drive, the Western Railway (WR) removed a staggering 16,000 kg of waste was collected in 1 day out of which majority of the waste consisted of plastic. Notably, the railway officials stated that over 2,000 kg of garbage was collected between the stretch of Dadar-Bandra and over 3,000 kg of garbage was collected from Mumbai Central, Nallasopara and Virar. 

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