Besides daily non-AC Mumbai locals, there are AC trains that operate in the city. However, these Mumbai local AC trains won’t operate as normally for today. The Twitter account of Western Railway shared a tweet thread with information about the service of the Mumbai local ac train.
Service Of Mumbai Local AC Train Affected Due To Technical Glitch!
Due to a technical problem, the following AC local services on 1st August, 2023, i.e., will run as non-AC regular services.
– VR94018 (Departing ex Virar at 8.33 hrs)
– BO94023 (Departing ex Churchgate at 10.24 hrs)
– BO94030 (Departing ex Borivali at 11.35 hrs)
— Western Railway (@WesternRly) August 1, 2023
A technical issue would continue to hamper the air conditioning services in up to 13 local trains on the Mumbai suburban railway network on Tuesday, according to Western Railways. The public transport agency tweeted that due to a technical problem, the following AC local services on 1 August will run as non-AC regular services.
Mumbai has had light to moderate rains over the previous few days after experiencing massive rains last week. Up till the 1st of August, Mumbai and the surrounding regions could expect light to moderate showers, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). They have still issued a yellow signal for August 2 in order to warn of a likely rise in rainfall intensity by mid-week.
Mumbai Rains And Traffic
From 8 am on July 30 to 8 am on July 31, Mumbai Metropolitan recorded an average rainfall of 2.75 millimetres in the city. Whereas the eastern and western suburbs received 12.43 mm, and 10.42 mm, respectively. Additionally, the city’s water supply was 75.54 per cent full as of yesterday at 6 am.
Regarding forecasts for the monsoon, IMD has stated that India is projected to get average rainfall in the months of August and September 2023. This comes after extreme heavy precipitation in July caused flood-like conditions in various regions of the country, causing devastation to both life and property.
There has been no news on the Mumbai local train or any reports of excessive gridlock in the city. Additionally, there were no BEST bus detours due to rain yesterday. However, due to the Municipal Corporation’s beginning of demolition operations on two hazardous structures at Carter Road Bandra, the Police had already closed the route to traffic.
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