Services on major sections of Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) that were stalled due to heavy rainfall and flooding of tracks over the last few weeks became operational on Friday, officials said. At least 36 Mumbai-Pune intercity train services were restored by the CR on Friday, they said.
The CR, so far, has incurred more than Rs 100 crore loss due to cancellation of 50 long-distance trains on the Mumbai-Pune route, train services on which was partially restored on Thursday. On August 1, long-distance and local train services on CR were disrupted after boulders fell on a section of rail tracks, besides heavy rain. Local train services on Kalyan-Karjat route had been restored after they were shut for more than 48 hours. Read more
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