No 2018/11Mumbai, 9th November 2018
RAIL TRAFFIC AFFECTED DUE TO FIRE IN 2 WAGONS OF
GOODS TRAIN NEAR DAHANU ROAD STATION OF WESTERN RLY on MUMBAI- SURAT SECTION.
Shri A.K.Gupta – General Manager, W.Rly personally monitored the
restoration work at site. Departmental inquiry ordered.
Various long distance trains from & towards Mumbai were affected due to fire incident in 2 JNPT containers between Dahanu Road and Vangaon yesterday on 8th November, 2018 at around 22.35 hrs in up line on Mumbai- Surat section of W.Rly. Shri A.K. Gupta- General Manager along with other senior officers of W.Rly rushed to the incident site immediately & personally monitored the restoration works at various levels. Due to these efforts disrupted rail traffic was restored fully in the earliest possible time by 8.50 am on 9th November, 2018. General Manager has ordered a departmental inquiry into this incident.
According to a press release issued by Shri Ravinder Bhakar- Chief Public Relations Officer of W.Rly, the fire was reported last night between Dahanu Rd & Vangaon stations of W Rly, when CONRAJ /JNPT was passing at about 22.30 hrs on 8th November, 2018 & stopped at KM 115/19 at 22.35 due to fire caught in CONT 22nd & 23rd wagons. Fire brigade from Dahanu Road was called immediately, but could not reach the site due to muddy area nearby. Accident Relief Train (ART) was ordered from Valsad at 23.12 hrs. A diesel loco departed from Valsad & another diesel loco departed from Virar for site. Due to repercussions of this, all UP & DN long distance trains were held up. OHE at site had also melted down. Restoration works were carried out in full swing & disrupted traffic was fully restored at 8.50 hrs on 9th November, 2018. Down line was given fit in the midnight itself at 1.35 hrs, while UP line was fully restored at 8.50 hrs in the morning. Due to this some suburban services between Dahanu Road & Virar was also affected. Due to this incident, various long distance trains of this route were diverted/ short terminated/ cancelled as per following details :-
·Train No 11095 Ahmedabad -Pune Ahimsa Express of 8/11/18 reversed from Dahanu Rd & diverted via Bhestan-Jalgaon
·Train No 12298 Pune -Ahmedabad Duronto of 8/11/18 diverted via Kalyan, Jalgaon, Surat
·Train No 22475 Hisar- Coimbatore AC Superfast Express of 8/11/18 diverted via Bhestan-Jalgaon
·Train No 12264 H Nizammuddin- Pune Duronto Express of 8/11/18 diverted via Udhna - Jalgaon
·Train No 22944 Indore- Pune Express of 8/11/18 diverted via Bhestan-Jalgaon
·Train No 17204 Kakinad Port - BhavnagarExpress of 8-11-2018 diverted via Jalgaon-Surat.
·Train No 15068(Bandra Terminus –Gorakhpur Express of 9-11-2018 diverted via Vasai Road -Kalyan –Jalgaon
·Train No 69173 Virar- Dahanu Rd MEMU of 8-11-2018
·Train No 69174 Dahanu Rd—Borivaliof9-11-2018
·Train No 59024/59023 Valsad-Mumbai Central-Valsad Passenger of 9.11.2018
·Train No 12935 Bandra T-Surat Express of 9-11-2018.
·Train No 12922/12921 Surat-Mumbai Central-Surat Flying Ranee of 9-11-2018.
·Train No 61001 Boisar-Vasai Rd of 9-11-18.
·Train No 12936 Surat - Bandra T Mail Express of 9-11-18
·Train No 59039 Virar-ValsadMEMU of 9-11-2018
·Train No. 61004 Diva Jn. - Vasai Road MEMU of 09.11.2018
·Train no. 69139 Borivali – Surat Passenger of 09.11.18
·Train No 59442 Ahmedabad- Mumbai Central Passenger of 08-11-2018 short terminated at Vapi & reversed as 59441 Ex Vapi.
·Train No 22954 Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Gujarat Express of 09-11-2018 short terminated at Surat & reversed as 22953 Ex Surat to Ahmedabad & cancelled between Surat- Mumbai Central-Surat.
·Train No 59038 Surat –Virar Passenger of 09-11-2018 short terminated at Valsad & cancelled between Valsad- Virar.
·Train No 19016 Porbandar - Mumbai Central Saurashtra Express of 08-11-18short terminated at Surat & reversed as19015 of 09-11-18 Ex Surat to Porbander
·Train No 12932 Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Double Decker of 09-11-2018 short terminated at Valsad & reversed as 12931 Ex Valsad to Ahmedabad.
·Train No 12934 Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Karnavati Express of 09-11-2018 short terminated at Vapi & reversed as 12933 Ex Vapi to Ahmedabad.
·Train No 59441 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Passenger of 08-11-2018 short terminated at Vasai Road and cancelled between Vasai Road - Ahmedabad .
·Train No 61002 Dombivili - Boisar of 09-11-18 short terminated at Vasai Rd & cancelled between Vasai Rd - Boisar.
·Train No 69164 Dahanu Rd – Panvel MEMU of 09-11-18 cancelled between Dahanu Rd - Vasai Rd
·Train No. 19116 Bhuj - Dadar Express of 08.11.2018 short terminated at Borivali and reversed on 09.11.2018 as 19115 Borivali – Bhuj Express and partially cancelled between Dadar & Borivali.
·Train No. 14707 Bikaner – Bandra Terminus Ranakpur Express of 08.11.2018 short terminated at Borivali and reversed on 09.11.2018 as Train no. 14708 Borivali – Bikaner Ranapur Express and partially cancelled between Bandra Terminus & Borivali.
·Train No. 12479 Jodhpur – Bandra Terminus Suryanagri Express of 08.11.2018 short terminated at Borivali and reversed on 09.11.2018 as Train no. 12480 Borivali – Jodhpur Suryanagri Express and partially cancelled between Bandra Terminus & Borivali.
·Train No. 12902 Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Gujarat Mail of 08.11.18 arriving Mumbai Central on 09.11.18 will be short terminated at Dadar.
RESCHEDULING OF TRAINS
·Train No 22444 Bandra T--Kanpur Express of 09-11-18 scheduled departure at 5.10 hrs rescheduled at 8.05 hrs.
·Train No 12009 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad of 09-11-2018 scheduled departure 6.25 hrs, rescheduled at 8.25 hrs.
·Train No 19023 Mumbai Central - Firozpur of 09-11-2018 scheduled departure at 7.25 hrs rescheduled at 10.20 hrs