Goods Train Derails Near Diva Station, Central Line Disrupted
Mumbai, December 6: A compartment of goods train derailed o Wednesday evening near Diva junction station between Mumbra and Kopar Khairane Station, disrupting central line during office hours.
“Movement of local trains on the Central line was disrupted due to the derailment,” news agency ANI tweeted.
Officials within Central Railway said that the work to restore the movement of traffic on the central line is underway.
The Central line consists of 24 stations from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to Kalyan Station.
The agency also said that there have been no reports of any casualties in the incident.
— ANI (@ANI) December 6, 2017
The Diva junction station was opened in 1877 and it is a major junction in the Central railway Mumbai.
The restoration work could take some time because Diva has no convenient approach from nearby areas via road. The place is however easily approachable by trains.
The 1.3 km long Parsik tunnel build between Diva and Thane ends at Diva.
Last year in December, fast locals were given stoppage at the Diva Junction.