Interestingly, the agitation that began at 7.20 am Wednesday morning, was not organised by commuters or railway passengers. 

The CR officials suspect that a political organisations promoted the public demonstration, thus resulting in disruption of Thane-Kalyan slow corridor.  
 

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Representational picture (Nimesh Dave)

"Trains are being short terminated at Thane and Kalyan. At 8.45 am services were partially restored," said a CR spokesperson.
 
The morning and afternoon suburban services are likely to be affected in a large scale. About 100 suburban services could be cancelled by afternoon.