The Nationwide Catastrophe Response Drive (NDRF) on Wednesday night rescued some 150 passengers from a neighborhood practice stranded between Masjid Bunder and Byculla stations on Mumbai’s Central line right here, stated an official.
As heavy rains lashed Mumbai and tracks obtained flooded, one other native practice coming from other way additionally obtained caught close to the identical spot and a staff has been despatched to rescue the passengers, the NDRF official stated.
The primary native practice left the CSMT station in south Mumbai however couldn’t transfer past Masjid Bunder.
Whereas 150 passengers on this practice had been rescued, one other 100 had been nonetheless inside, the NDRF official stated.
The opposite native which had come from Karjat obtained caught 60 metres outdoors Masjid Bunder, he stated. Round 60 passengers had been inside and a rescue staff had been despatched, he added.
Water had collected upto three toes on the tracks at this spot, forcing the motorman to cease the native, he stated.
Solely authorities workers, well being care employees and others who present important companies are allowed to journey by native trains at current amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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