The National Disaster Response Force (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, mentioned an official.
As heavy rains lashed Mumbai and tracks received flooded, one other native practice coming from wrong way additionally received caught close to the identical spot and a workforce has been despatched to rescue the passengers, the NDRF official mentioned.
The first native practice left the CSMT station in south Mumbai however couldn’t transfer past Masjid Bunder.
While 150 passengers on this practice had been rescued, one other 100 had been nonetheless inside, the NDRF official mentioned.
The different native which had come from Karjat received caught 60 metres exterior Masjid Bunder, he mentioned. Around 60 passengers had been inside and a rescue workforce had been despatched, he added.
Water had collected upto three ft on the tracks at this spot, forcing the motorman to cease the native, he mentioned.
Only authorities staff, well being care staff and others who present important companies are allowed to journey by native trains at current amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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