Saturday 24 October 2020

Mumbai power failure: Local train services hit, commuters stranded

The local train services between Mumbai’s Churchgate to Vasai railway station were affected during the peak hours on 12 October morning due to a citywide grid failure. Apart from the Western Railway, services were suspended on the Central Railway. The commuters were seen waiting at railway stations waiting for trains resume operations.

However, power supply, from MSETCL available at Vasai Road has been extended to work essential suburban trains between Borivili to Virar section, Sumit Thakur, Western Railway public relations officer said in a statement. The electric supply in Mumbai has been interrupted due to TATA’s incoming electric supply failure, the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport has said. All three electricity providers being BEST, Adani and Tata have been affected.

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