Mumbai Rains: 2,000 Stranded Rail Passengers Rescued, Roads Remain Waterlogged


Mumbai Rains: 2,000 Stranded Rail Passengers Rescued, Roads Remain Waterlogged

Around 2,000 passengers of two Mumbai-bound trains, that got stuck between Nalasopara and Vasai stations of the Western Railway due to waterlogging on Tuesday morning, were rescued by the NDRF and the police.

In a joint operation, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the police and fire brigade personnel rescued all the 2,000 passengers of Shatabdi Express and Vadodara Express, a Palghar district official said on Tuesday.

The Vadodara Express which departed from Vadodara Junction on Monday night was expected to reach its destination – Mumbai Central – at 4.45 am on Tuesday.

“As of now, we have rescued almost all 2,000 passengers from both the trains,” an official said. Read More

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