The morning services on trans-harbour Thane-Vashi line were disrupted due to a rail fracture near Airoli, while the some of the evening services on WR were 30-40 minutes behind schedule at Jogeshwari station.
“The rail fracture was detected on thw slow Transharbour line going towards Airoli . This caused bunching of the trains which continued to remain delayed by 20-25 mintues in the morning,” said AK Singh, public relation officer (PRO), CR. On the other hand, WR officials denied that there were major problems in suburban services. However, commuters complained of at least 30minutes delay even after the block period. “The 3.56pm Churchgate train arrived at 4.30pm at Jogeshwari station,” said 24-year-old Sumit Pandey.