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Mumbai trains: Local, long-distance train services affected in Maharashtra, Gujarat

Both local and long-distance trains were affected in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra today. The movement of trains towards Ahmedabad was also affected as several trains were delayed, terminated short or even cancelled.

After a goods train caught fire near Dahanu in Maharashtra’s Palghar district last night, services of both local and long-distance trains have been affected in Mumbai and other parts of the state since morning. The movement of trains towards Ahmedabad was also affected as several trains were delayed, terminated short or even cancelled.

Western Railways said after the fire incident near Dahanu Road of Mumbai Division, both the up and down lines were affected but the down line was opened little after midnight. As melted overhead electric wire spread on the railway tracks, the up line could be restored only in the morning hours.

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Latest updates on Mumbai train services:

Local trains which were being run up to Boisar are now running up to Dahanu Road.

The 12952 Rajdhani Express was the first train to pass on the up line in the morning hours after restoration work was complete.

Suburban train services are now running up to Dahanu Road. Suburban train services are running normally between Churchgate and Virar.

The following trains are cancelled for today: 61001 Boisar-Vasai Rd, 12936 Surat to Bandra Terminus, 59039 Virar-Valsad, 69164 Dahanu Rd–Panvel.

Mumbai-bound trains that have been cancelled are the Ahmedabad Passenger, Dahanu-Andheri local, Valsad Mumbai Passenger, Surat-Mumbai Flying Ranee, Dahanu Panvel and Boisar Diva Shuttle. Besides the Virar-Dahanu Shuttle, Mumbai-Ahmedabad Passenger, Mumbai Surat Flying Ranee and Mumbai Valsad Passenger, Churchgate-Dahanu local have also been cancelled.

Western Railways said the following trains have been rescheduled:

22945 (Mumbai Central to Okha) whose scheduled departure was 21.35 hours is now rescheduled at 22.35 hours, a delay of 1 hour.

12961 (Mumbai Central to Indore ) whose scheduled departure was 19.10 hours is now rescheduled at 20.10 hours.

12955 (Mumbai Central to Jaipur) whose scheduled departure was 18.50 hours is now rescheduled at 21.35 hours.

12010 (Ahmedabad to Mumbai Central) whose scheduled departure was 14.45 hours was rescheduled at 15.45 hours from Ahmedabad.

12972 (Bhavnagar to Bandra Terminus) whose scheduled departure was 18.30 hours is rescheduled at 21.25 hours.

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