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Rail fracture in Mumbai delays morning peak hour services by 15 mins

Sources said the fracture was spotted at 8.10 am, following which several slow trains were diverted on the fast line

mumbai Updated: Dec 09, 2016 12:27 IST
Kailash Korde
Around 20 trains were cancelled on the trans-harbour line after a rail fracture was spotted at Koper Khairne in Navi Mumbai on November 26.
Around 20 trains were cancelled on the trans-harbour line after a rail fracture was spotted at Koper Khairne in Navi Mumbai on November 26. (HT photo)

A rail fracture at Chinchpokli station on the down slow line affected services on the Central Railway (CR) suburban route during peak hours on Friday morning. Sources said the fracture was spotted at 8.10 am, following which several slow trains were diverted on the fast line. This resulted in a delay of services by at least 15 minutes, inconveniencing office-goers greatly. AK Jain, public relations officer fro CR, said the diversion lasted for only 20 minutes, between 8.10 to 8.30 am, following which services attained normalcy.

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