Central and Western Railways announce Mega Block for 24th Nov

Stepping out? Here is what you should know about the Mega Block

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Central and Western Railways both have announced Mega Blocks for Sunday 24th November. If you are planning to head out, then one must keep these in mind before heading out.

CENTRAL LINE

In case of the central lines the mega block will be functional Matunga – Mulund down fast line from 10.30 AM TO 3.30 PM. Semi fast services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 9.53 am to 2.42 pm will be diverted o­n Down slow line between Matunga and Mulund stations halting at all stations between Sion and Mulund stations and will arrive destination 20 minutes behind schedule. Down Fast trains beyond Thane will be re-diverted o­n Down fast line from Mulund.

All Up fast services leaving Thane from 10.46 am to 3.18 pm will halt at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

All slow services arriving and leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai between 11.00 am and 5.00 pm will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ TERMINUS – CHUNABHATTI /BANDRA

Down HARBOUR LINE FROM 11.40 AM TO 4.10 PM &

CHUNABHATTI / BANDRA - CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ TERMINUS

UP HARBOUR LINE FROM 11.10 AM TO 3.40 PM

Dn Harbour line services to Vashi / Belapur /Panvel leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai/Vadala Road from 11.34 am to 4.23 pm and Down Harbour line services to Bandra/Goregaon leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus from 9.56 am to 4.16 pm will remain suspended.

Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 9.53 am to 2.44 pm and Up Harbour line services leaving Bandra/Goregaon from 10.45 am to 4.58 pm will remain suspended.

However, Special services will run between Panvel and Kurla (Platform No.8) during the block period.

Harbour line passengers are permitted to travel via Main Line and Western Railway from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm during the block period.

WESTERN LINE

The block will be effective on the Borivali – Goregaon Up and down SLOW LINES FROM 10.35 AM TO 3.35 PM

During the block period, all Up & Down slow line trains will be worked o­n fast lines between Goregaon & Borivali.

Due to the block, some Up & Down suburban trains will remain cancelled.

During block period no trains will be available from platform No. 1, 2, 3 & 4 at Borivali station.

The railways have shared that because of these blocks, suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual and also reminded that these maintenance mega blocks are essential for infrastructure upkeep and safety.

Happy travelling

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