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Mumbai Mega Block: Train service on all 3 lines to be affected on Sunday, August 19

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Central Railway and Western Railway will conduct Mumbai Mega Block on most of the Sundays for the maintenance works of rail racks and other related works under both the Railway zones. Central Railway’s Train Block is called Mega Block and Western Railway’s Train Block is called Jumbo Block.

WESTERN LINE

Borivali – Andheri (10.35 AM – 02.35 PM)


A Jumbo block will be taken from 10.35 hrs to 14.35 hrs on Up and Dn fast lines on Sunday, 19th August 2018 bet Borivali and Andheri stations for maintenance of tracks, signalling and OHE. During block, all Up and Dn fast line trains will run on Up and Dn slow lines between Borivali and Andheri.

CENTRAL LINE

Kalyan – Thane Up Slow Line From 11.20 AM TO 4.20 PM

Up slow/semi fast services leaving Kalyan from 10.48 am to 4.14 pm will be diverted on Up fast line between Kalyan and Mulund stations halting at all stations and further re-diverted on Up slow line at Mulund station.

Dn fast services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai from 10.05 am to 2.54 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup, Mulund and Diva stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

Up fast services leaving Kalyan from 11.23 am to 4.02 pm will halt at Diva, Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

All Dn and Up slow services leaving/arriving Mumbai between 11.00 am to 5.00 pm will arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

Up slow services will not be available at Thakurli, Kopar, Mumbra and Kalva stations.  Passengers of these stations are permitted to travel via Thane, Diva, Dombivali and Kalyan stations.

Up Mail/Express trains running during block period will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

HARBOUR LINE

Kurla-Vashi Up And Dn Harbour Lines From 11.10 AM TO 4.10 PM.

Dn Harbour line services to Panvel/Belapur/Vashi leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus from 10.34 am to 3.39 pm and Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus/Vadala Road leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 10.21 am to 3.41 pm will remain suspended.

However special local trains will run on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – Kurla and Vashi – Panvel sections during the block period.

Harbour Line passengers are also permitted to travel via Trans-Harbour / Main Line from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm.

Due to these blocks, suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual. Passengers are requested not to take any risks while travelling. They are also requested to avoid travelling on foot board, roof top of locals and not to board extremely over crowded trains.

These maintenance mega blocks are essential for infrastructure upkeep and safety. Passengers are requested to bear with the Railway Administration for the inconvenience caused.