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
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.
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 ROAD & VANGAON stations of WRly, 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 :-
·11095 Ahmedabad -Pune JCO 8/11/18 Dahanu Rd arrival 0.55 diverted via Bhestan-Jalgaon
·12298 Pune -Ahmedabad Duranto JCO 8/11/18 diverted via Kalyan, Jalgaon, Surat
·22475 Hisar- Coimbatore JCO 8/11/18 via Bhestan-Jalgaon
·12264 H Nizammuddin- Pune JCO 8/11/18 via Bhestan-Jalgaon
·22944 Indore- Pune JCO 8/11/18 via Bhestan-Jalgaon
·17204 (Kakinad Port - Bhavnagar ) JCO 8-11-2018 diverted Via Jalgaon-Surat.
·15068 (Bandra Terminus -Gorakhpur) JCO 9-11-2018 diverted Via Vasai Road -Kalyan -Jalgaon
OTHER AFFECTED TRAINS :-
·69173 (Virar- Dahanu Rd) of 8-11-2018 & 69174 (Dahanu Rd-- Borivali )
JCO 9-11-2018 are cancelled.
·59442 (Ahmedabad- Mumbai Central ) JCO 8-11-2018 Will Be Short Terminated at Vapi & reversed as 59439 ex Vapi.
·59024/59023 (Valsad-Mumbai Central-Valsad) & 12935(Bandra T-Surat) JCO
·9-11-2018 are Cancelled.
·22954(Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central) JCO 9-11-2018 is short terminated at Surat & will be reversed as 22953 ex Surat to Ahmedabad ie will be cancelled bet Surat-
·12922/12921 (Surat-Mumbai Central-Surat) JCO 9-11-2018 Is Cancelled.
·59038(Surat -Virar) JCO 9-11-2018 Is Short terminated at Valsad.
·19016 (Porbandar Mumbai Central) JCO 8-11-18 is short terminated at Surat &
reversed as 19015 JCO 9-11-18 ex Surat to Porbander
·22444 (Bandra T--Kanpur Cntrl ) JCO 9-11-18 scheduled departure 5.10 hrs is
·rescheduled at 8.05 hrs.
·12009 (Mumbai Central -Ahmedabad ) JCO 9-11-2018 scheduled departure 6.25
·hrs, is rescheduled at 8.25 hrs.
·19023 (Mumbai Central -Firozpur ) JCO 9-11-2018 scheduled departure at 7.25 hrs is rescheduled at 10.20 hrs i.e. 2.55 Late.
·12922/12921 (Surat-Mumbai Central-Surat ) JCO 9-11-2018 Is Cancelled.
· 59038 (Surat-Virar) JCO 9-11-2018 Is Short terminated at Valsad.
·19016(Porbandar - Mumbai Central) JCO 8-11-2018 is short terminated at Surat &
reversed as 19015 JCO 9-11-18 ex Surat to Porbander.
·12932 (Ahmedabad -Mumbai Central) JCO 9-11-2018 is short terminated at
Valsad & reversed as 12931 ex Valsad to Ahmedabad.
·12934 (Ahmedabad -Mumbai Central ) JCO 9-11-2018 is short terminated at VAPI & reversed as 12933 ex VAPI to Ahmedabad.
·59441(Mumbai Central -Ahmedabad ) JCO 8-11-2018 is short terminated at Vasai
Road and cancelled between Vasai Road-Ahmedabad .
·61002 (Dombivili-Boisar) of 9-11-18 is short Terminated at Vasai Rd & Cancelled bet Vasai Rd -Boisar.
·61001 Boisar-Vasai Rd of 9-11-18 is cancelled.
·69164 Dahanu Rd–Panvel of 9-11-18 is Cancelled bet Dahanu Rd -Vasai Rd
·12936 (Surat - Bandra T) of 9-11-18 is Cancelled.
·59039 (Virar-Valsad ) of 9-11-2018 is Cancelled.