Mumbai local trains delay, derail for first time in 12 years, video, pictures
All Mumbai local trains delay for first time in 12 years gathered around thousands of crowd at railway station platform. In the morning after crossing Andheri and Vile Parle got derail that is came out of the track which made many trains blocked form that route. Around 7 coaches of Mumbai local train derail and had traffic hit. After the incident occurred a lot of public gathered at the place. Later on, the train schedules changed and the trains were not able to come on the station on their everyday timings. The trains were slowed and even the frequencies of trains were decreased between Virar to Churchgate. After the incidents people need to face many problems to reach their home. Especially after 5 clocks the trains had very less frequencies and it gathered a huge crowd at Andheri and Churchgate side stations. Around 6.30 Andheri platforms was full of and there was not even a place to stand on platform. Even the railways bridge was crowded with public waiting for trains.
Video: Western railway Mumbai Train derail video at Andheri, Vile Parle
Pictures: Mumbai Derail train between Andheri and Vileparle pictures and images
You can also look at picutre of Mumbai public crowd at platforms because of derail
Even ladies were not able to get into trains as today even the ladies coach were crowded because of less frequencies. Many of them got into the express trains going outside Mumbai. The Andheri Station was so crowded that people caught the express trains going to Rajasthan, Bhuj, Gujarat and got down at borivali. The express train drivers were not allowed to stop the trains at virar. Many of public requested the motor train drivers to stop at virar so that at least the virar public can reach safely but it dint worked.
The sources says that the trains were schedule anytime and even some trains going Churchgate stop at Goregaon, Bandra stations and again set to return virar in the evening time. Today was a hilarious day for the Mumbai public to travel from train. The people were shocked coming at platform and having a conversation about never seen such a huge crowd in last 10 to 15 years.
This is the second time incident in the Western Railway side after 12 years. As even in the year around 2003, train got out of the track in western Mumbai and the same situation occurred. People caught the trains form Andheri, borivali stations by hanging on the doors. All the express trains like Jaipur, Indore Avantika, Okha Saurastra and Dadar Bhuj departed 2 hours late at platforms.