Rail block on Harbour line on Sunday may delay services

MUMBAI: There will be a rail block on the up Harbour line between Kurla and CST and on the up and down Harbour lines between Vadala road and Mahim stations from 11.30 am to 3.30 pm on Sunday.

Officials said that the down Harbour line services to Bandra/Andheri leaving CST from 10.20 am to 4.04 pm and up Harbour line services towards CST leaving Bandra/Andheri from 10.40 am to 3.44 pm will remain suspended. The up Harbour line services towards CST leaving Kurla from 11.08 am to 3.20 pm will run via Main line between Kurla and CST. These trains will not halt at Currey Road and Chinchpokli stations, the officials stated.

The Harbour line passengers for Bandra/Andheri are permitted to travel Via Main line and Western Railway from 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday. All up and down Harbour line services leaving and arriving CST between 11 am and 5pm will arrive destination about 10 minutes behind schedule, the officials added.

“Due to these blocks suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual. Passengers are requested not to take any risks while traveling. They are also requested to avoid traveling on foot board, roof top of locals and not to board extremely over crowded trains,” said CR spokesperson V Chandrasekar.