The Central Railway (CR) will operate a 10-hour special traffic and power block between Kalwa-Mumbra Up slow line on Sunday, September 26, from 8 am to 6 pm. The block is being undertaken for construction work of the fifth and sixth railway line between Diva and Thane stations, the CR said in a release. According to the release, “certain suburban services will be cancelled but special services will run for the benefit of passengers.” It further stated that the CR have asked Maharashtra Government authorities to arrange buses for the convenience of passengers traveling in block affected areas. Local trains are Mumbai’s lifeline, carrying 70 lakh passengers daily.
Here’s all you need to know before planning to travel by Mumbai Local trains on Sunday: