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Jun 28 (21:15) Harbour trains can now cross Mahim station at 50 kmph (
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News Entry# 490759  Blog Entry# 5393776   
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Jun 28 2022 (21:15)
Station Tag: Mahim Junction/MM added by ForeverRailfan/248735
Stations:  Mahim Junction/MM  
Western Railway completes work on realigning a curve and levelling platforms; earlier, the speed of trains were restricted at 20-30 kmph
Work on shifting of the tracks will now begin on the up line near Mahim station

Halts of local trains on the down harbour line at Mahim station have been restored after the railways completed the work on realigning a curve and
levelling platforms. 
The work will also allow trains to run at the speed of up to 50 kmph, which was earlier 20-30 kmph, on the stretch. Authorities will soon start work on the second phase of the project—on the up line.
As part of the project, the tracks near the Mahim harbour station will be shifted by about two metres.
“The upgrade and changes have significant benefits, including speeding up trains. Now that the curve is realigned, trains can run at a speed of 50km on crossovers. In addition to this, the dismantling of the old down harbour and up fast platform will now make way for the work on the new 5th-6th lines which are under works parallelly at other stretches,” a Western Railway spokesperson said. 
WR had to take up the work to improvise on the Mumbai Rail Vikas Commission’s work of laying new tracks during Mahim yard remodelling which was completed in 2016.
The completion of the first phase of the project will also speed up the construction of the 6th line on the Mumbai Central-Borivali stretch which is pending for more than a decade. The R930 crore work is part of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP-2) that was proposed in 2008-09. The 5th and 6th rail lines between Mumbai Central and Borivali stations have been stuck for a long time.
What was done
290 mts: Length of stretch near Mahim station that was fixed5-8.5 mts: Width of the stretch200 mts: Length of the platform that was rebuilt
In a major announcement, Minister of State for Railways Raosaheb Patil Danve announced a 50 per cent reduction in the ticket prices of local AC trains in Mumbai.

This comes as Mumbai and several parts of the country are experiencing high temperatures. With trains being the lifeline of the maximum city, this fare reduction is set to cheer daily passengers.

to the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) monitoring station in Santacruz, Mumbai has seen above-normal temperatures since April 19, with two significant spikes on April 21 and April 24, when the temperature touched 38.9 and 38.5 degrees.
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May 08 2021 (21:40)
Station Tag: Mahim Junction/MM added by ForeverRailfan/248735
Stations:  Mahim Junction/MM  
Another major infra work of removing operational bottleneck and upgrading the speed has been completed in Western Railway by remodelling of Mahim yard. Western Railway has again converted crisis into opportunity and achieved speed relaxation and enhancement of safety in Mahim yard. WR had taken up this project in March 2021 and completed it in record time, while overcoming various operational and resource constraints. Shri Alok Kansal, General Manager, Western Railway has always emphasised o­n removing operational bottlenecks in a targeted manner o­n priority, so as to increase speed and safety of train operations. General Manager monitors such projects involving infra structural upgradations at his level and facilitates Divisions in speeding up such works.Acting in this direction, it is yet another achievement by Mumbai Division of Western Railway.
to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur- Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Rly, the works of remodelling of Mahim stabling yard involved easing of very sharp curvature at 4 locations, which required extensive skewing of track, relocation of overhead pipeline bridge, rerouting of RCC drains, dismantling of3 points and o­ne crossover. Some of the major works carried out were, overhead MCGM water supply pipeline was discontinued and alternate arrangement made with the help of MCGM hydraulic department. Water pipe, carriers for water pipe and columns were dismantled by cutting, with the help of heavy loading capacity crane and gas cutters. R.C.C casing of water pipe was removed which was done with the help of heavy machineries like JCB, Breaker and Hydra. Dismantling of R.C.C drainand boundary wall, redesigning of 4 curves were also done. UP harbour platform was cut in steps to reduce the degree of curve inside the platform without any repercussion to traffic. Shifting of point was undertaken, resulting in reduction in curve curvature. Dismantling of some points and cross overs was done, while some cross overs have been realigned. Seepage of sewage water from nearby slums has been stopped by providing R.C.C drain along the track. The project of Mahim yard remodelling was completed at a cost of Rs 2.44 Cr.
Shri Thakur said that Mahim stabling yard was utilised for stabling of Central Railway EMU rakes. The early morning trains from Bandra for CSMT used to originate fromthis yard. After the commission of new harbour lines and stabling yard in 2016, due to track geometry constraints, movement in stabling line was discontinued and some speed restrictions were imposed, hence stabling line in Mahim yard was lying dysfunctional. Since then two pairs of Central Railway services scheduled for stabling in Mahim yard is being cancelled due to non availability of stabling facilities. Mumbai Division took up this challenging work of yard remodelling, inspite of several site constraints like dismantling of overhead MCGM water pipeline, dismantling of R.C.C drain and boundary wall and slewing of track to desired curvature etc. The site was a heavy encroachment area and required cleaning using JCB, dumpers etc.
Photo Caption : View of a curve before alignment and post realignment
The remodelling of Mahim yard will go a long way in improving movement of traffic. Due to this work, the temporary speed restrictions have been relaxed i.e o­n UP harbour line in Mahim North yard the speed has been increased from 20 kmph to 35 kmph. Also the speed restriction has been increased from 35 kmph to 50 kmph in Down harbour line in Mahim South yard. The overall track parameters and running of UP harbour and cross overs have considerably improved. Stabling line in Mahim yard which was closed earlier can now stable three 12 car rakes. The two pairs of Central Railway services which had to be cancelled because of the non-availability of stabling facilities, will be restored. Moreover with the improved alignment the speed of trains while entering and departing Mahim station will improve o­n the UP harbour line towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus. This feat has been achieved under the able guidance of Divisional Railway Manager, Mumbai Centraland Track Maintenanceteam under Divisional Engineer -South Mumbai.
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Nov 21 2020 (21:03)
Station Tag: Mahim Junction/MM added by ForeverRailfan/248735

Nov 21 2020 (21:03)
Station Tag: Matunga Road/MRU added by ForeverRailfan/248735
Stations:  Mahim Junction/MM   Matunga Road/MRU  
Western Railway has successfully undertaken various infrastructural upgradation as well as augmentation works under the nationwide lockdown during the Coronavirus Pandemic. In the last few months, Western Railway has completed many construction works of Foot Over Bridges (FOBs) & Skywalks and have also undertaken repair works of several Road Over Bridges (ROBs) and FOBs, making the best use of the lockdown situation. Continuing in this series, the old Foot Over Bridge between Mahim & Matunga Road was dismantled at the site by undertaking a four and a half hour block during the intervening night of 20th& 21st November, 2020.
According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur - Cheif Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, a new Foot Over Bridge
has already been constructed & commissioned in lieu of this FOB and has been opened for the use of commuters.The old FOB was successfully dismantled at the site by de-launching the girders & central columns over all four tracks in a record time of four and a half hour block. With this, Western Railway has now successfully dismantled 13 FOBs which were declared unsafe for use under the audit conducted by IIT- Bombay. The dismantling work of the remaining three FOBs, i.e, Dadar (South), Andheri (Middle - out of six spans, two east spans have been delaunched) and Goregaon (Middle - out of three spans, east span have been delaunched) are in progress and the target date of completion of these remaining FOBs to be dismantled is 31st December, 2020. As o­n date, several works of other FOBs, ROB repairs & installation of new escalators o­n different locations are also under progress.
Shri Thakur further mentioned that Western Railway is always in the forefront to provide a safe and comfortable travelling experience to the commuters with provision of additional Foot Over Bridges. There are total 138 Foot Over Bridges in Mumbai suburban section of W. Rly. These efforts go a long way to combat the problems such as trespassing, overcrowding o­n bridges, etc. During this lockdown period, 14 new Foot Over Bridges & o­ne new Skywalk as well as extension of Bandra Terminus FOB have been commissioned over the Mumbai Suburban section of Western Railway. Besides this, important construction works of Delisle ROB near Lower Parel station and Frere ROB near Grant Road station are in progress and being carried out in full swing.
Sep 05 2020 (11:58) WR: Jumbo Block Between Mahim and Santacruz Stations on 06.09.2020 (
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News Entry# 417630  Blog Entry# 4706195   
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Sep 05 2020 (11:58)
Station Tag: Santa Cruz/STC added by ✞Epiphany✞/1082113

Sep 05 2020 (11:58)
Station Tag: Mahim Junction/MM added by ✞Epiphany✞/1082113
Stations:  Mahim Junction/MM   Santa Cruz/STC  
To carry out maintenance work of tracks, signaling & overhead equipment, a jumbo block of five hours will be taken on UP & DOWN Fast lines between Santacruz and Mahim from 10.35 hrs to 15.35 hrs on Sunday, 6th September, 2020.
During the block period, all special suburban services will run on Slow lines between Santacruz and Mahim stations. Passengers are requested to take note of the above arrangements.
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