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Mar 19 (15:26) Coronavirus: 6 Singapore-returned persons deboarded from train (www.deccanherald.com)
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Six Singapore-returned passengers with 'home quarantine' stamp on their hands were de-boarded from the Gujarat-bound Saurashtra Express at Borivali station in Mumbai on Thursday morning, an official said.
The six passengers were traveling to Vadodara from Mumbai Central, a spokesperson of the Western Railway said.
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'home quarantine' stamp on their hands were forced to de-board from Garib Rath Express at Palghar station after their co-passengers raised an alarm.
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Mumbai, Mar 19 (PTI) Six Singapore-returned passengers with ''home quarantine'' stamp on their hands were de-boarded from the Gujarat-bound Saurashtra Express at Borivali station in Mumbai on Thursday morning, an official said.The six passengers were travelling to Vadodara from Mumbai Central, a spokesperson of the Western Railway said.The incident occurred a day after four Germany-returned passengers with ''home quarantine'' stamp on their hands were forced to de board from Garib Rath Express at Palghar station after their co-passengers raised an alarm. PTIKKNP NP Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI More from Website
Jun 12 2019 (17:37) 15 TRAINS FULLY CANCELLED & 16 TRAINS WILL BE SHORT –TERMINATED WITH PARTIAL CANCELLATION ON MAINLINE BY W.RLY IN VIEW OF CYCLONE 'VAYU' (wr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Trains:  Ala Hazrat Express (via Ahmedabad)/14312   Ala Hazrat Express (via Bhildi)/14321   Bhavnagar Terminus - Bandra Terminus Superfast Express/12972   Mumbai Bandra Terminus - Bhavnagar (T.) SF Express/12971   Guwahati - Okha Dwarka Express/15636   Nagercoil - Gandhidham Express/16336   Porbandar - Howrah (Aradhana) SF Express/12905   Somnath - Jabalpur Express (Via Itarsi)/11463   Saurashtra Express/19015   Saurashtra Express/19016   Sayaji Nagari Express/19115   Somnath SF Express/22957   Jabalpur - Somnath Express (Via Itarsi)/11464   Kutch SF Express/22955   Okha - Bhavnagar (T.) Passenger/59208   Bhavnagar (T.) - Okha Passenger/59207   Delvada - Veraval MG Passenger/52950   Amreli - Veraval MG Passenger/52946   Amreli - Veraval MG Passenger/52930   Veraval - Amreli MG Passenger/52929   Veraval - Amreli MG Passenger/52933   Veraval - Delvada MG Passenger/52949   Delvada - Junagadh MG Passenger/52951   Junagadh - Amreli MG Passenger/52956   Secunderabad - Porbandar Weekly Express/19201   Amreli - Junagadh MG Passenger/52955   Junagadh - Delvada MG Passenger/52952   Howrah - Porbandar (Aradhana) SF Express/12906   Hapa - Okha Link Superfast Express/22906   Mumbai Bandra (T.) - Bhuj AC SuperFast Express/22903   Okha - Somnath Express/19252   Somnath - Okha Express/19251   Indore - Veraval Mahamana Express/19320   Veraval - Indore Mahamana Express/19319   Gandhinagar Capital - Bhavnagar (T.) Intercity Express/19203  
MEDIA BULLETIN - 02 / DATE : 12/06/2019 / TIME : 15.30 HRS

WESTERN RAILWAY
15 TRAINS FULLY CANCELLED & 16 TRAINS WILL BE SHORT –TERMINATED WITH PARTIAL CANCELLATION o­n MAINLINE
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IN VIEW OF CYCLONE 'VAYU'

Considering the alertness for 'VAYU' cyclone over Gujarat, WesternRailway has decided to fully cancel operation of 15 mainline trains, while 16 other mainline trains will be short terminated with partial cancellation as a precautionary measure in the cyclone prone areas over W. Rly.In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under the jurisdiction of WR i.e. Veraval, Okha, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj and Gandhidham, etc. The details of the affected trains are as under:
LIST OF TRAINS TO BE CANCELLED:
1.TRAIN NO. - 52933 Veraval - Amreli of 12.06.19 and 13.06.19.
2.TRAIN NO. - 52949 Veraval - Delvada of 12.06.19 and 13.06.19.
3.TRAIN NO. – 52930 Amreli - Veraval of 12.06.19 and 13.06.19.
4.TRAIN NO. - 52951 Delvada - Junagadh of 12.06.19 and 13.06.19.
5.TRAIN NO. – 52956 Junagadh - Delvada of 12.06.19 and 13.06.19.
6.TRAIN NO. - 52955 Amreli - Junagadh of 13.06.19.
7.TRAIN NO. - 52952 Junagadh - Delvada of 13.06.19.
8.TRAIN NO. – 52946 Amreli - Veraval of 13.06.19.
9.TRAIN NO. - 52929 Veraval - Amreli of13.06.19.
10.TRAIN NO. – 52950 Delvada - Veraval of 13.06.19.
11.TRAIN NO. - 19251Somnath – Okha journey commencing o­n 12.06.2019
12.TRAIN NO. – 19252 Okha- Somnath) journey commencing o­n 12.06.2019.
13.TRAIN NO. – 22906 Hapa - Okha journey commencing o­n 13.06.2019
14.TRAIN NO. – 22957 Ahmedabad - Veraval journey commencing o­n 12.06.2019.
15.TRAIN NO. – 19203 Gandhinagar Capital – Bhavnagar Terminus journey commencing o­n 12.06.2019.

LIST OF TRAINS TO BE SHORT – TERMINATED WITH PARTIAL CANCELLATION:
1.TRAIN NO. – 15636 GUWAHATI – OKHA JOURNEY COMMENCED o­n 10/06/2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT RAJKOT AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN RAJKOT – OKHA.
2.TRAIN NO. – 59207 BHAVNAGAR TERMINUS – OKHA JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT RAJKOT AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN RAJKOT – OKHA.
3.TRAIN NO. – 59208 OKHA – BHAVNAGAR TERMINUS JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT RAJKOT AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN RAJKOT – BHAVNAGAR TERMINUS.
4.TRAIN NO. – 12906 HOWRAH – PORBANDAR JOURNEY COMMENCED o­n 11.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT AHMEDABAD AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN AHMEDABAD – OKHA.
5.TRAIN NO. – 12905 PORBANDAR – HOWRAH JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 13.06.2019 WILL BE ORIGINATED EX AHMEDABAD
6.TRAIN NO. – 11464 JABALPUR - SOMNATH JOURNEY COMMENCED o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT RAJKOT AND WILL BE REVERSED AS TRAIN NO. 11463 SOMANTH – JABALPUR JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 14.06.2019 EX RAJKOT
7.TRAIN NO. – 11463 SOMANTH – JABALPUR JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 13.06.2019 WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN SOMANTH – RAJKOT AND THE RAKE OF 11464 JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 11.06.2019 TO BE RUN EMPTY TO ORIGINATE EX RAJKOT
8.TRAIN NO. – 19319 VERAVAL - INDORE JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 13.06.2019 WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN VERAVAL - RAJKOT AND THE RAKE OF TRAIN NO. 19320 JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 11.06.2019 TO BE RUN EMPTY TO ORIGINATE EX RAJKOT.
9.TRAIN NO. – 12971 BANDRA TERMINUS - BHAVNAGAR TERMINUS JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT SABARMATI AND WILL BE CANCELLED BETWEEN SABARMATI – BHAVNAGAR TERMINUS. RAKE TO BE UTILIZED TO RUN AS TRAIN NO. 12972 EX AHMEDABAD JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 13.06.2019.TRAIN NO.12972 JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 13.06.2019 WILL BE CANCELLED BETWEEN BHAVNAGAR TERMINUS – AHMEDABAD.
10.TRAIN NO. – 19015 MUMBAI CENTRAL – PORBANDAR JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT SURENDRANAGAR AND WILL BE REVERSED AS TRAIN NO. 19016 PORBANDAR - MUMBAI CENTRAL JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 13.06.2019.
11.TRAIN NO. – 19201 SECUNDERABAD - PORBANDAR JOURNEY COMMENCED o­n 11.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT RAJKOT AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN RAJKOT- PORBANDAR.
12.TRAIN NO. – 19115 DADAR – BHUJ JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMNINATED AT AHMEDABAD AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN AHMEDABAD - BHUJ
13.TRAIN NO. – 22955 BANDRA TERMINUS – BHUJ JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT AHMEDABAD AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN AHMEDABAD - BHUJ.
14.TRAIN NO. – 22903 BANDRA TERMINUS - BHUJ JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT AHMEDABAD AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN AHMEDABAD - BHUJ.
15.TRAIN NO. – 16336 NAGERCOIL – GANDHIDHAM JOURNEY COMMENCED o­n 11.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT AHMEDABAD AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN AHMEDABAD - GANDHIDHAM
16.TRAIN NO. – 14321 BAREILLY - BHUJ JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 12.06.2019 WILL BE SHORT TERMINATED AT ABU ROAD AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN ABU ROAD - BHUJ. TRAIN NO. 14312 BHUJ – BAREILLY JOURNEY COMMENCING o­n 13.06.2019 TO ORIGINATE FROM ABU ROAD AND WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN BHUJ – ABU ROAD.
Western Railway has announced that it will put into force a major block of 11 hours on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday February 3 on all lines at Lower Parel station in order to dismantle the Delisle Road Over Bridge. The major block will start at 10 pm on Saturday and end at 9 am on Sunday. During the block period there will be no suburban services between Churchgate and Dadar stations.
All fast line suburban trains will run between Dadar and Virar/Dahanu Road station and all slow line suburban trains will run between Bandra – Borivali / Bhayandar / Virar only. Hence, there will be no fast line suburban services between Churchgate and Dadar stations and no slow line services
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between Churchgate and Bandra stations. At the time of the block, some of the Up and Down suburban trains, Mail/Express trains will remain cancelled, short terminated and will be re-scheduled.
Incidentally, Mumbai will witness one if its biggest events - the Mumbai Pride 2019 - on February 2. The event celebrations are expected to wrap up by 6:30 pm and so organisers, and members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community are already spreading the word and coming up with ways for participants to return home during the block.
"Owing to the megablock expected on the night of February 2, we will advise our patrons to plan for other means of transportation post the pride," said Sonal Giani, who is a part of Queer Azaadi Mumbai, which organises the event.
Added Harish Iyer, an equal rights activist and a member of the collective behind the event, "Come mega block or any other shock, we will celebrate our being and we will be with our whole selves at the pride. We will carpool, we will bus it, we will use the Central line and Harbour to reach Prabhadevi and Dadar, but we will celebrate. We are undeterred."
The details of the block are as follows:
Last trains to run before the block begins:
-- The last slow local train from Churchgate in Down direction train no BO 91175 will depart from Churchgate at 9:39 pm and will arrive at Borivali at 10:46 pm
-- The last fast local train from Churchgate in Down direction train no VR 91179 will depart from Churchgate at 9:44 pm and arrive at Virar at 11:10 pm
-- The last slow local train in Up direction will be train no BO 91102 which will depart from Borivali at 20:56 hrs and arrive at Churchgate at 10:03 pm.
-- The last fast local train in Up direction will be train no VR 91116 which will depart from Virar and 8:35 pm and arrive at Churchgate at 9:57 pm
All slow local trains in Up direction will run up to Bandra and will be dealt on platform no. 2 at Bandra.
All fast local trains in Up direction will run up to Dadar and will be dealt on platform no 4/5 at Dadar.
Out of the 404 services during the major block, 205 services will be cancelled and 199 services will run. The details of the suburban services being run and cancelled will be available at all stations with the station masters of the suburban section.
Trains cancelled (Journey commencing on February 2, 2019):·
Train No. 59441 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Passenger.·
Train No. 12227 Mumbai Central –Indore Duronto Express.·
Train No. 12267 Mumbai Central – Rajkot Duronto Express.·
Train No. 59440 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Passenger·
Train No. 12268 Rajkot – Mumbai Central Duronto Express.
Trains cancelled (Journey commencing on February 3, 2019):· Train No. 22953 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Gujarat Express· Train No. 59023 Mumbai Central – Valsad Fast Passenger.·
Train No. 59024 Valsad – Mumbai Central Fast Passenger.·
Train No. 19034 Ahmedabad – Valsad Gujarat Queen Express.· Train No. 12228 Indore – Mumbai Central Duronto Express.
Trains short terminated at Borivali station on February 3, 2019:·
Train No. 59442 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Passenger.·
Train No. 12904 Amritsar – Mumbai Central Golden Temple Mail.· Train No. 12962 Indore – Mumbai Central Avantika Express.·
Train No. 22946 Okha – Mumbai Central Saurashtra Mail.·
Train No. 12956 Jaipur – Mumbai Central
Superfast Express.Trains short terminated at Dadar station on February 3, 2019:·
Train No. 12928 Vadodara – Mumbai Central Vadodara Express.
Regulation of trains on February 3, 2019:·
Train No. 12952 New Delhi – Mumbai Central Rajdhani Express will be regulated at Borivali/Andheri for approx. 1 hour.·
Train No. 12954 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Mumbai Central August Kranti Rajdhani Express will be regulate at Borivali/Andheri for approx. 15 minutes.
Change in terminal: ·
Train No. 12901 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Gujarat Mail of February 2, 2019 will depart from Dadar Terminal at 22.20 hrs. instead of its scheduled departure from Mumbai Central at 22.05 hrs.·
Train No. 12927 Mumbai Central – Vadodara Express of February 2, 2019 will depart from Dadar Terminal at 23.50 hrs. instead of its scheduled departure from Mumbai Central at 23.40 hrs·
Train No. 59439 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Passenger of February 3, 2019 will depart from Borivali at 13.35 hrs. . instead of its scheduled departure from Mumbai Central at 12.15 hrs .
Rescheduling of trains:·
Train No. 19023 Mumbai Central – Ferozpur Cantt. Janata Express will be rescheduled to depart from Mumbai Central at 9.00 hrs. instead of its scheduled time at 07.25 hrs.·
Train No. 19015 Mumbai Central – Porbandar Saurashtra Express will be rescheduled to depart from Mumbai Central at 9.20 hrs. instead of its scheduled time at 08.20 hrs.
As Mumbai received heavy rain on Tuesday, train services on the Western line were affected after a foot overbridge collapsed near the Andheri railway station. Here are the updates:
Gokhale Flyover closed to traffic for few days
Immediately applied emergency brakes when I saw the line snap: Train driver
Andheri - Vile Parle line restored
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running smoothly
Airlines waiver penalty charges for passengers
Piyush Goyal says driver averted a ‘bigger mishap’ at Andheri bridge collapse site
Rs 65,000 crore set aside for safety work in Mumbai suburban railway
Railways, BMC and IIT to carry out audit of 445 bridges in Mumbai
Local train services to be restored by tonight: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal visits the site of bridge collapse in Andheri
Rahul Gandhi hits out at civic authorities
Several trains have been rescheduled
After Uber, Ola also suspends surge pricing for cabs
Mumbai University to hold re-exam for students
Uber suspends surge pricing for cabs in Mumbai
Rs 5000 compensation paid to four injured in Andheri bridge collapse
Harbour line service from Andheri resumes
Central Railway sends an empty train for commuters in Vasai
Western Railway provides food to passengers on long-distance trains
BEST double-decker bus hits overhead railing in Vakola
Extra BEST buses running from Bandra to Andheri, Goregaon, Borivali
Trains cancelled so far
Western line services to be fully operational only after midnight
BJP, Shiv Sena trade charges over Andheri bridge collapse
Western line commuters allowed to travel on Central line trains
IMD update on Mumbai rains
Andheri-Vile Parle section of Harbour line to open by 2 pm: Western Railway
Trains on Central line run with delay
Restoration work underway at site of Andheri bridge collapse
Mumbai rains cause waterlogging in several areas
Nobody stuck in debris: Police
Heavy rains in Mumbai for next 48 hours: IMD
Sniffer dogs search for people buried in debris
Five injured, two admitted to ICU at Cooper hospital
Piyush Goyal orders enquiry into bridge collapse
Incessant rain may have caused cracks in bridge: Official
31 BEST buses arranged from Andheri
Western Railway helpline numbers
CM Fadnavis speaks to Mumbai Police Commissioner, BMC chief
Avoid train travel if possible: Western Railway
Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory
5 injured in bridge collapse sent to hospital
Dabbawalas suspend deliveries on Western Railway routes
Central Railway extends three Kurla trains till Ghatkopar
BEST runs extra buses between Andheri and Borivali
Rains delay train services on Central line
Efforts on to restore Western line services
Don’t panic: Central Railway to commuters
One person rescued from debris
Railway to restore Harbour line services first
Western and Harbour line train services hit
Part of bridge collapses in Andheri
Five people were injured as a foot overbridge near the Andheri railway station collapsed on Tuesday morning, stalling train services on the Western line of the Mumbai suburban railway system. The bridge is part of the Gokhale bridge on SV Road that connects Andheri West to East.
The weather bureau’s forecast on Tuesday morning said that intermittent rain is likely to occur in the city and its suburbs with heavy rain at isolated places throughout Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mumbai had witnessed an increase in rainfall activity on Monday after mostly dry weather over the weekend.
Below are the updates:
Gokhale Flyover closed to traffic for few days
Mumbai Police issued an advisory saying the Gokhale Flyover will be closed to traffic for a few days due to repair works.
Advisory: #GokhaleFlyover will be closed for traffic for repair work for a few days. Commuters are advised to take route thru Balasaheb Thakre bridge Jogeshwari /Milan flyover Santacruz/Mrunal tai Gore flyover Malad Goregaon/Captain Gore bridge Parla / Andheri-Khar-Milan subway
Immediately applied emergency brakes when I saw the line snap: Train driver
#WATCH Chandrashekhar Sawant, the Mumbai motorman who stopped train when he saw over head electric line snap,says' I immediately applied emergency brakes when I saw the line snap. A major accident was averted as it was peak hour&lot of people were around.' #AndheriBridgeCollapse pic.twitter.com/EWuRl7Ztlm
Andheri - Vile Parle line restored
Western Railways says both UP & Dn fast lines between Andheri - Vile Parle have been opened for traffic on restricted speed.
UP fast line (towards Churchgate) restored and first train passed on it between Andheri & Vile Parle. Now three lines including harbour lines opened for traffic. Restoration of remaining lines in full swing #WRUpdates @drmbct pic.twitter.com/TfGbFDjJNF
Trains running smoothly
Central Railway is running smoothly.I have taken fast train from Buyculla at 7:30 Pm it running smoothly hope reach by 8:05
Airlines waiver penalty charges for passengers
Several airlines, including Jet Airways, Vistara, GoAir and IndiGo, have arranged for waiver of penalties, re-accommodations and refunds for the passengers who missed their flights in Mumbai due to inclement weather conditions.
#9Wupdate: Due to heavy rains in #Mumbai, we’ve issued a waiver on penalties for date/flight change, refund, no-show (including fare difference if any), on all confirmed tickets for flights operating to and from Mumbai for 3rd July, 2018.
Piyush Goyal says driver averted a ‘bigger mishap’ at Andheri bridge collapse site
Piyush Goyal said the driver, Chandrashekhar Sawant, “averted a bigger mishap” by halting the train before it reached the site where an overbridge collapsed near Andheri railway station.
I would like to thank motorman Chandrashekhar Sawant who stopped the train as soon he saw an over head electric line snap & averted a bigger mishap. He will be awarded Rs 5 lakh: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on road over-bridge collapse incident in #Mumbai's Andheri West pic.twitter.com/Q1vgllMz5T
Rs 65,000 crore set aside for safety work in Mumbai suburban railway
मुंबई उपनगरीय रेलवे के लिये लगभग 65 हजार करोड़ रुपये खर्च करने का निर्णय महाराष्ट्र सरकार एवं रेलवे ने लिया है, जिससे यहाँ के यात्रियों को सुविधा मिल सकेः @PiyushGoyal
Railways, BMC and IIT to carry out audit of 445 bridges in Mumbai
The Railway minister said that during the next six months, a joint safety audit will be conducted by the Railways, the BMC and IIT of the 445 road overbridges, foot overbridges and bridges over the pipelines in Mumbai as part of efforts to improve safety for the commuters.
The joint study was ordered because the bridge that collapsed at Andheri station underwent an audit on November 12 and “nothing abnormal” was found.
Local train services to be restored by tonight: Piyush Goyal
Railway minister Piyush Goyal said the local train services will be restored completely by tonight. He also said that all the bridges on the Mumbai suburban railway line will be reviewed by IIT.
Goyal, who visited the accident site in Andheri in the afternoon, said that an ad hoc compensation of Rs 1 lakh will be given to the five injured and their treatment expenses will be taken care of by the Railways.
Its an unfortunate incident, I have ordered an inquiry into this. Commissioner of Rail Safety will give report in 15 days: Piyush Goyal,Railway Minister on part of road over bridge collapsed in #Mumbai's Andheri West earlier today pic.twitter.com/mR9is8yrk0
Piyush Goyal visits the site of bridge collapse in Andheri
Railway minister Piyush Goyal visited the spot where a foot overbridge collapsed near the Andheri railway station.
Rahul Gandhi hits out at civic authorities
The streets are flooded, citizens stranded, bridges collapsing.....Civic governance has collapsed. My thoughts are with the citizens of Mumbai.Stay safe!#MumbaiRains
Several trains have been rescheduled
A list of all the trains that have been cancelled/rescheduled.
Harbour line restoration after extensive restoration work has ensured connectivity between Churchgate & Goregaon as well as between CSMT & Goregaon. Here is List of long distance trains cancelled/short terminated on 3.7.18 pic.twitter.com/7TeLKuClQf
After Uber, Ola also suspends surge pricing for cabs
#Mumbai We have suspended peak pricing in the city due to the heavy rains.Please stay safe! #MumbaiRains
Mumbai University to hold re-exam for students
“Re-examination will be held for the students who couldn’t reach for various examinations of the University of Mumbai due to waterlogging at various places and collapse of a bridge in Andheri. The time-table will be announced soon,” said Vinod Malale, deputy registrar (public relations).
Uber suspends surge pricing for cabs in Mumbai
“Due to the heavy rainfall and severe waterlogging in Mumbai, Uber has turned off dynamic pricing across the city. We are trying our best to ensure availability of Ubers on the road. We encourage Mumbaikars to POOL together and share their ride with fellow commuters travelling in the same direction,” an Uber spokesperson said.
Rs 5000 compensation paid to four injured in Andheri bridge collapse
Western Railway said it has made ex gratia payment of Rs 5000 each to four of those injured in Andheri bridge collapse.
Harbour line service from Andheri resumes
Harbour lines service between Andheri and Vile Parle was cleared at 2:15pm. The first train from Andheri station has left for CST.
As promised, Harbour line traffic near Andheri, Mumbai has been restored. Railways is working to reinstate all remaining railway sections too. pic.twitter.com/U8WBLdWIdN
Central Railway sends an empty train for commuters in Vasai
Central Railway is sending one empty rake of Rajya Rani Express to Vasai Road to clear rush of commuters from there. This train will bring commuters from Vasai to Mumbai via the Diva route.
Western Railway provides food to passengers on long-distance trains
Western Railway served breakfast to about 200 passengers of 12479 Suryanagari Express and arranged 300 passengers of 09016 Gorakhpur-Bandra Terminus Holiday Express at Valsad.
BEST double-decker bus hits overhead railing in Vakola
Kalina-bound BEST double-decker bus hit an overhead railing in Vakola, Santacruz. No injuries have been reported yet.
Extra BEST buses running from Bandra to Andheri, Goregaon, Borivali
Western Railway says its Mumbai Division and BEST has arranged extra buses for local rail commuters between Borivali-Bandra, Bandra-Andheri/Goregaon and Dadar-Goregaon.
BEST buses between Borivali and Bandra are departing from near Gora Gandhi Hotel (West) and Mangalam Dairy (East).
BEST buses services from Bandra West to Andheri and Goregaon will be available near Lucky Hotel on SV Road.
Two additional BEST bus services will run from Dadar East (Near Swami Narayan Temple) to Goregaon.
Trains cancelled so far
19015/16 Bandra - Porbandar cancelled between Mumbai central and Surat59045/46 Bandra - VAPI & VAPI-VR59439/40 Cancelled between Mumbai Central and Palghar19023 Mumbai Central to Firozpur 12953 Mumbai Central to Nizamuddin12953 Mumbai Central- Nizamuddin August Kranti Rajdhani Express 19023 Mumbai Central - Firozpur Cantt. Janta Express
Western line services to be fully operational only after midnight
Services on the Western Railway will resume in full swing only after midnight, said Sanjay Mishra, WR divisional railway manager.
“As of now, Churchgate to Bandra and Goregaon to Virar is operational,” Mishra said.
BJP, Shiv Sena trade charges over Andheri bridge collapse
BJP and Shiv Sena leaders are engaged in blame game over the Andheri bridge collapse. The foot overbridge comes under the BMC but was maintained by the Railways.
While BJP MP Kirit Somaiya says BMC is responsible for the bridge, Mayor V Mahadeshwar, who is from Shiv Sena, says it is the Railway’s responsibility and BMC was only providing funds for maintenance.
BMC’s additional municipal commissioner, Idzes Kundan, says, “We are not responsible for the construction, maintenance or the audit of the foot overbridge in the railway premises.”
“Audit and maintenance of the foot overbridge is with Western railway,” chief engineer SO Kori says.
Western line commuters allowed to travel on Central line trains
Western Railway says it is allowing commuters to travel on the Central line trains between Ghatkopar and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) stations due to closure of the Bandra-Goregaon section on the Western line.
IMD update on Mumbai rains
Between 8:30am and 11:30am Mumbai suburbs recorded 68mm rain (heavy) and south Mumbai 24 mm (moderate), says IMD.
Andheri-Vile Parle section of Harbour line to open by 2 pm: Western Railway
Harbour lines in the Andheri-Vile Parle section are expected to be open by 2 pm, says Western Railway. The fast lines and STA lines are expected to be open by 5 pm. The slow lines in this section are expected to be clear by midnight today.
Trains on Central line run with delay
Centrail Railways said its services on all corridors were running with some delay due to heavy rains. CR has reduced the number of trains during non-peak hours to avoid bunching in rail traffic.
CR has also arranged for food packets and water bottles at various long distance trains stations for stranded passengers.
Restoration work underway at site of Andheri bridge collapse
Western Railway tweets video of restoration work being carried out at the site of the Andheri bridge collapse.
The Overhead Equipment (OHE) was damaged in the collapse and a team of engineers are working to restore services, WR Chief Public Relations Officer Ravinder Bhakar told PTI.
Personnel of the fire brigade, the NDRF, the Mumbai Police, the railway police and local ward of the BMC are working to clear the debris and repair the damaged OHE, a civic official said.
Restoration work is being carried out on war footing to clear the tracks near Andheri where a part of ROB fell down on tracks this morning #WRUpdates @drmbct pic.twitter.com/p8GMEMGaoQ
Mumbai rains cause waterlogging in several areas
Heavy rains in Mumbai and its suburbs has caused waterlogging in several areas, including Hindmata Junction and Sion. Railway tracks are submerged under water at Sion railway station, reports ANI.
Nobody stuck in debris: Police
Nobody is stuck in the debris of the Andheri bridge collapse, say Maharashtra Police and Government Railway Police.
Heavy rains in Mumbai for next 48 hours: IMD
IMD has forecast heavy rains for Mumbai. The city has seen continuous rains from Monday night to Tuesday early morning after intensity of rainfall increased from evening onwards.
“Heavy rain is expected to continue for Mumbai and surrounding areas for 48 hours (from Tuesday morning),” KS Hosalikar, IMD’s deputy director general (western region), said.
Sniffer dogs search for people buried in debris
A 40-member NDRF team is at the spot of the bridge collapse.The bridge debris is being removed manually as machines can’t be deployed at the site. Two sniffer dogs are part of NDRF team to trace for people buried in the debris.
Five injured, two admitted to ICU at Cooper hospital
Five people were injured in the Mumbai bridge collapse and have been admitted to Cooper hospital in Juhu. Two of the injured are in the ICU while the other three have been admitted with fractures.
Piyush Goyal orders enquiry into bridge collapse
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted that he has ordered an enquiry into the Mumbai bridge collapse. The minister also said that he has directed officials to speed up repair work and quickly restore rail traffic.
Goyal is expected to arrive in Mumbai at 11:30 am and is likely to visit Andheri.
Part of Road Over Bridge has fallen on tracks near Andheri Station impacting rail traffic. Directed officials to speed up repair work and rapidly restore traffic in close coordination with other departments. I have also ordered an enquiry by Commissioner of Rail Safety.
Incessant rain may have caused cracks in bridge: Official
An official from Disaster Management Unit told PTI that it seemed incessant rain had caused cracks in the foot overbridge, which later resulted in the collapse. “Thankfully, no train was passing beneath the track,” he added.
The official also said that fire brigade jawans and other agencies have been mobilised to clear the debris.
NDRF team has rescued 2 people from under the debris of the bridge, reports ANI.
31 BEST buses arranged from Andheri
A total of 31 buses are arranged from Andheri to different routes in the city, BMC’s Disaster Management Unit tweeted. The bus numbers are 2, 4, 440, 348, 202, 203, 225.
Western Railway helpline numbers
Here are the Western Railway helpline numbers for Andheri, Churchgate, Borivali and Mumbai Central.
WR HelpLine numbers in view of affected traffic In Mumbai are as under :- Andheri - 022676 30054Churchgate -02267622540Borivali- 02267634053Mumbai Central- 02267644257#WRUpdates @drmbct
CM Fadnavis speaks to Mumbai Police Commissioner, BMC chief
Maharashtra chief minister says he asked the Mumbai Police Commissioner to ensure smooth traffic movement. He has also asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal (BMC) Commissioner to increase frequency of BEST buses.
CM @Dev_Fadnavis spoke to @CPMumbaiPolice and BMC commissioner on #GokhaleBridgeCollapse incident. CM asked CP to ensure smooth traffic movement and also asked BMC commissioner to increase frequency of BEST buses for convenience of commuters. #MumbaiRains
Avoid train travel if possible: Western Railway
Western Railway says it is working on restoration of services between Andheri and Vile Parle.
While trains are working between Virar-Goregaon and Bandra-Churchgate, WR has advised commuters to travel only if necessary to avoid inconvenience.
Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory
The Mumbai police has advised commuters travelling from Andheri East to West to follow Bisleri junction and then to take Teli Galli following Surve Chowk going to Andheri subway, and then take the SV road.
Commuters travelling from West to East are advised to follow JVPD following Sujay hospital junction leading to Mithibai college and then take the SV road.
For those wanting to take the Western Express Highway (WEH), police has asked to take the Captain Gore flyover at Vile Parle east and then go to Aadhard junction and Vile Parle junction to WEH.
5 injured in bridge collapse sent to hospital
Five people injured in the bridge collapse have been sent to the hospital, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) says.
“Don’t think anyone is trapped under debris. Railway administration, RPF, GRP, City Police are present and clearance of debris underway. Railway will probably starting functioning in next four hours,” RPF’s R Kudvalkar tells ANI.
Dabbawalas suspend deliveries on Western Railway routes
Mumbai’s dabbawalas have suspended their tiffin box deliveries on Tuesday on the Western Railway (WR) routes, but will continue services on other routes.
Central Railway extends three Kurla trains till Ghatkopar
CR announced that three Kurla locals have been extended till Ghatkopar to clear the extra rush of passengers.
Local train services to Kalyan and Karjat are running with a 20-minute delay.
BEST runs extra buses between Andheri and Borivali
Extra buses are being run between Andheri and Borival for the convenience of commuters, said Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).
“We will also ask our staff to make necessary announcements so the passengers get proper information,” said Surendrakumar Bagde, general manager of BEST.
Rains delay train services on Central line
Services on the Central line has been affected due to heavy rain, with trains running late. Services on the Harbour line are running with a 15-20 minute delay.
The Central Railway has opened extra counters at Dadar and Ghatkopar stations.
Efforts on to restore Western line services
“Senior Railway Officers along with suitable staff have been rushed to the site and all possible efforts are being ensured to restore the traffic on affected section at the earliest,” said Western Railway.
Don’t panic: Central Railway to commuters
Central Railway urges commuters to travel without panicking. “Don’t believe in rumours. Crowd management machinery on Central Railway stations have been strengthened,” CR tweeted.
One person rescued from debris
Mumbai North-East MP Kirit Somaiya tweets that one person has been found in the debris.
Andheri FOB collapse, FireBrigade & Railway Officials told me 1 person is caught in the debris, he is live, Fire Brigade Team confident of save his life
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has reached the spot of the bridge collapse.
Railway to restore Harbour line services first
“Trains on the Central Railway’s main, harbour and trans-harbour lines are running normally,” Chief Public Relation Officer (CPRO), Central Railway, said.
Harbour line passengers affected on the Western line between Andheri and Bandra have been allowed to travel on the Central line for now.
The Railways says it will first try to restore Harbour line services first.
Western and Harbour line train services hit
The bridge collapse stalled train services on the Western line of the Mumbai suburban railway system, with all train services between Churchgate and Andheri suspended initially.
The Virar-Goregaon and Churchgate- Bandra services were quickly restored. However, train services between Andheri and Bandra are likely to be suspended for hours.
Part of bridge collapses in Andheri
A foot overbridge near the Andheri railway station collapsed on Tuesday morning. Three people were injured in the incident.
The Mumbai Fire Brigade has rushed four fire engines to the spot. “We are at the spot and trying to check with the locals if someone is missing as they might be trapped under the debris,” Mumbai Fire Brigade told news agency ANI.
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