Mega-Block details for 7th Feb 2016

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Mega-Block on Main Line and Traffic Block on Harbour Line on 7.2.2016

Central Railway
Press Release

MEGA-BLOCK o­n MAIN LINE AND TRAFFIC BLOCK o­n HARBOUR LINE o­n 7.2.2016

Central Railway will operate Traffic Block o­n Up and Dn Harbour Line between Vashi and Belapur for connecting newly laid Up and Dn Harbour line between Nerul and Belapur and Mega Block o­n Main Line suburban section between Matunga and Mulund o­n Dn Slow line for carrying out maintenance work o­n Sunday 7.2.2016. The details are as under: –

TRAFFIC BLOCK o­n HARBOUR LINES
ON UP AND DN LINES BETWEEN VASHI AND BELAPUR FROM 2.00 AM TO 10.00 AM

Suburban services will remain suspended between Vashi and Belapur during the Traffic block period. However special suburban services will run o­n CST Mumbai – Vashi – CST Mumbai and Panvel – Belapur – Panvel section during the block period.
Trans Harbour line services will run between Thane and Vashi / Nerul as per time table o­n 7.2.2016.

FIRST SERVICE AFTER COMPLETION OF TRAFFIC BLOCK:
Panvel local leaving CST at 8.23 am
CST Mumbai local leaving Panvel at 9.10 am
Panvel local leaving Thane at 11.12 am
Thane local leaving Panvel at 9.02 am

MEGA BLOCK o­n MAIN LINE
BETWEEN KALYAN AND THANE UP SLOW LINE FROM 11.15 AM TO 3.15 PM

Up Slow and semi-fast line services leaving Kalyan from 10.47 am to 03.04 pm will be diverted o­n Up fast line between Kalyan and Thane stations.Up slow line services will not be available at Thakurli, Kopar, Diva, Mumbra and Kalva stations. Passengers of these stations are permitted to travel via Dombivali and Thane stations.

All Dn fast line services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 10.08 am to 2.42 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

Up fast line services leaving Thane from 10.46 am to 3.26 pm will halt at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

All slow locals arriving and leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus between 11.00 am to 4.00 pm will arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

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. Passengers are requested to bear with the Railway Administration for the inconvenience caused.

Western Line
No Day Block
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Date: February 5, 2016
This news comes to you from Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.

Mega Block Details for Sunday 31st January

mumbailocaltrainMEGA BLOCK o­n MAIN LINE
& TRAFFIC BLOCK o­n HARBOUR LINE
o­n 31.1.2016

Central Railway will operate Traffic Block o­n Up and Dn Harbour Line between Vashi and Belapur for connecting newly laid Up and Dn Harbour line between Nerul and Belapur and Mega Block o­n Main Line suburban section bewteen Matunga and Mulund o­n Dn Slow line for carrying out maintenance work o­n Sunday 31.1.2016. The details are as under: –

TRAFFIC BLOCK:
VASHI-BELAPUR UP & DN HARBOUR LINES (2.00 AM-10.00 AM)

Suburban services will remain suspended between Vashi and Belapur during the Traffic block period. However special suburban services will run o­n CST Mumbai – Vashi – CST Mumbai and Panvel – Belapur – Panvel section during the block period. Trans Harbour line services will run between Thane and Vashi / Nerul as per time table o­n 31.1.2016.

First Sevice after completion of Traffic Block:
Panvel local leaving CST at 8.23 am
CST Mumbai local leaving Panvel at 9.10 am
Panvel local leaving Thane at 11.12 am
Thane lcoal leaving Panvel at 9.02 am

MEGA BLOCK:
MATUNGA-MULUND DN SLOW LINE (11.30 AM – 3.30 PM)

All Dn slow services leaving Matunga from 11.00 am to 3.23 pm will be diverted o­n Dn fast line between Matunga and Mulund stations halting at Sion, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations and further re-diverted to Dn slow line at Mulund station. DN slow line services will not be available at Vidhyavihar, Kanjurmarg and Nahur stations. Passengers of these stations are allowed to travel via Ghatkopar, Bhandup and Mulund stations.

All Up fast services leaving Thane from 10.46 am to 3.28 pm will halt at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule. All Dn fast services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai from 10.08 am to 2.42 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup and Mulund stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive destination 20 minutes behind schedule.

All slow services arriving and leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm will arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

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. Passengers are requested to bear with the Railway Administration for the inconvenience caused.

Western Railway
No Day Block

18 hour Mega – Block on CR this weekend, trains cancelled

 

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The Central Railway will impose an 18-hour mega block on its main line on Sunday owing to the work for dismantling the century-old Hancock bridge, which will impact operations of some suburban and Express services.


Due to the mega block, some trains moving to and fro from CST will be cancelled, diverted and short-terminated from today till January 10, a CR statement said.

All CST-bound suburban services would be terminated at Byculla station and then depart from there, the statement said, adding that total 150 suburban and 42 mail and express trains will remain cancelled today, tomorrow and on Sunday.

The mega-block will start at 12.20 AM on Sunday and continue till 6.20 PM that day which is likely to cause problems to daily commuters and long distance passengers.

After dismantling the 137-year-old Hancock bridge, near Sandhurst road station, a new bridge would be built at same place by the CR.

Dismantling and then re-constructing the bridge will allow trains to run between Dadar and CST without speed restrictions, an official said.

According to the statement, the trains that will remain cancelled today are – Train No.16340 Nagercoil-CST Mumbai Express, Train No.11028 Chennai-CST Mumbai Mail and Train No.11020 Bhubaneshwar-CST Mumbai Konark Express.

The trains which will be cancelled tomorrow are – Train No. 51028 Pandharpur-CST Mumbai Passenger, Train No. 51034 Sainagar Shirdi-CST Mumbai Passenger, Train No. 11306 Solapur-CST Mumbai Express, Train No. 11402 Nagpur-CST Mumbai Nandigram Express, Train No. 12112 Amaravati-CST Mumbai Express, Train No. 22108 Latur-CST Mumbai Express, Train No. 11024 Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj(T)-Mumbai Sahyadri Exp and Train No. 02597 Gorakhpur-CST Mumbai Special.

The trains to remain cancelled on January 10 are-Train No.11010 Pune-CST Mumbai Sinhagad Express, Train No.22102 Manmad-CST Mumbai Rajya Rani Express, Train No.12124 Pune-CST Mumbai Deccan Queen Express, Train No.12110 Manmad-CST Mumbai Panchavati Express, Train No.12126 Pune-CST Mumbai Pragati Express, Train No.51154 Bhusaval-CST Mumbai Passenger.

Besides, Train No.11008 Pune-CST Mumbai Deccan Express, Train No.11030 Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj(T)-CST Mumbai Koyna Express, Train No.12128 Pune-CST Mumbai Intercity Express and Train No.22106 Pune-CST Mumbai Indrayani Express will also remain cancelled on January 10, said the statement.

The suburban services will remain suspended between CST and Byculla from 12.20 AM to 6.30 PM on Sunday.

The last local leaving from CST will be for Kasara at 12.10 AM on January 10 and last local for Karjat will leave CST at 12.30 AM. There will no block on the harbour line.


This article was originally published on Economic Times