Mumbai: Central Railway services resume after OHE problem leaves thousands stranded

Updated: Jul 17, 2019, 12:22 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Commuters took to walking on railway tracks in order to reach the nearest railway station i.e. Kalyan; however, services resumed at 11.45 am

Mumbai: Central Railway services resume after OHE problem leaves thousands stranded
Pics/ Suraj Ojha

In another case of railway disruptions, people travelling to their office and colleges had to bear the brunt on Wednesday morning as they faced issues while reaching their respective destinations.

The OHE (Over Head Equipment) of a certain local train between Vithalwadi and Kalyan was damaged on the upline due to which services were at a standstill. Commuters then took to walking on railway tracks in order to reach the nearest railway station i.e. Kalyan.

Central Railways disrupted

Central Railways took to social networking website Twitter to post an update on the same.

They posted: Due to OHE problem in BL-10 local between Vithalwadi and Kalyan on Up line, services are held up. Technical team is working on it to restore ASAP. Kindly bear with us. Inconvenience is deeply regretted.

Two lady commuters have been hurt following this. Technical teams are working on it to restore it.

Central Railways stated that special buses were being run between Badlapur and Kalyan to clear rush between this section with cooperation from Civic authorities.

They added that mail express trains were also being halted at Dombivli and Thane to clear extra suburban rush.

Central Railway further went on to tweet stating: Repair work carried out on war footing and services resume from 11.45 am.  However, all possible steps were taken by way of running special buses, trains and giving halt to mail/express trains to clear suburban traffic.

With inputs from Rajendra B. Aklekar

Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Mumbai Rain: Stampede at Andheri, wall collapse, flooding as downpour leaves city stranded

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK