Mega block on all 3 lines today
Mumbai - The railway administration has planned to take mega blocks on all the three lines in the city on Sunday, January 15.
On Central Railway, down fast and semi-fast services leaving CST from 09.38 am to 2.54 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts. Down fast trains beyond Thane will be diverted on Down slow line between Thane and Kalyan halting at all stations and will arrive destination 20 minutes behind schedule. Up fast/semi-fast line services leaving Thane station 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.
On Harbour line, Down services to Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 10.20 am to 3.46 pm will remain suspended. However, special local trains will run on CST – Kurla and Vashi – Panvel sections during the block period. Harbour line passengers are also permitted to travel via Trans-Harbour/Main Line from 10 am to 4 pm.
On Western line, Western Railway’s weekly jumbo block will be carried out from 10.35 am to 3.35 pm on Sunday on Down local (slow) line between Marine Lines and Mahim Junction for maintenance of track, signalling and overhead equipments. During the block, all Down slow line trains will be operated on Down through line (fast lines) between Marine Lines and Mahim Junction. These diverted trains will not halt at Mahalaxmi, Elphinstone Road and Matunga Road for want of platform. All slow services will take double halt at Lower Parel and Mahim Jn. Due to the block, some Up and Down local trains will remain cancelled.