Mumbai: Train services on Western lines resume after delay due to theft of battery box

Mumbai, June 20: Train services on the Western lines of Mumbai Suburban Railway network have resumed after a delay due to the theft of a battery box at the Mahim Electric Sub Station.

At about 12:20 pm, the Western Railways tweeted: OHE problem has been rectified and charged, and trains are likely to resume in 10 minutes. The trains are now running, WR has said in another update.

“Traffic on Down slow started at 12.18 hrs.  All four lines resumed at Dadar at 12.23 hrs,” WR said.

“It is found that problem has occurred due to theft of battery Box at Mahin Electric Sub St. Efforts on for early restoration,” said WR minutes before resolving the problem.

Amid the first rains in Mumbai, several passengers on the first day of the week were left stranded at various stations.