Mumbai local trains cancelled, diverted amid heavy rains

Heavy rain disrupted rail traffic in Mumbai as several suburban trains were cancelled, rescheduled and stopped before destination stranding hundreds of passengers on stations.

Trains on Central Railway were running only till Thane railway station and local services were suspended between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Thane stations.

“Due to very heavy rainfall, Central Railway Mumbai Suburban Services will run in following sections only till further notice: Csmt andheri goregaon harbour line, Vashi panvel harbour line, Thane vashi Panvel transharbour, 4th corridor to Kharkopar, Thane kasara,Thane karjat/khopoli on the main line (sic),” Central Railway tweeted earlier.

The Maharashtra government has declared a public holiday as the weather department forecast more rains in Mumbai and its suburbs.

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