Mumbai Rains LIVE: 5 Injured As Andheri Bridge Collapses, 2 Critical

Mumbai Rains LIVE: 5 Injured As Part Of Andheri Bridge Collapses, 2 Critical

Andheri Bridge Collapses: Police officials are checking if people are trapped under the debris.

Mumbai: 

A portion of the Andheri West bridge collapsed due to Mumbai rains on Tuesday obstructing train operations. Around 5 people are said to be injured, out of which two are critical. NDRF teams have been sent to the spot for rescue operations. Local trains on Western Suburban Line have been affected due to technical reasons between Andheri and Vile Parle. BMC fire brigade as well as RPF staff and officers have been rushed to the spot for support, the Mumbai police said. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked BMC commissioner to increase frequency of BEST buses.

Here are the LIVE updates of the Andheri bridge collapse in Mumbai: 

Jul 03, 2018
11:17 (IST)

The bridge crash damaged a portion of the platform roof, blocked railway lines and damaged high-tension electric wires and overhead power equipment, said news agency IANS. Over 5 people are said to be injured out of which 2 are critical

Jul 03, 2018
10:55 (IST)

“Services running on all corridors as of now on Central Railway. However, we are consciously reducing the number of rakes to avoid marooning and to avoid bunching. Services will continue on local lines. There may be some reduction in through line,” the Central railway said. 

Jul 03, 2018
10:52 (IST)

Jul 03, 2018
10:34 (IST)

Piyush Goyal directs officials to speed up repair work

Jul 03, 2018
10:22 (IST)

6 injured as part of Andheri Bridge collapses

Jul 03, 2018
10:19 (IST)

WR Helpline numbers in view of affected traffic In Mumbai are as under :- 
Andheri – 022676 30054
Churchgate – 02267622540
Borivali– 02267634053
Mumbai Central– 02267644257

Jul 03, 2018
09:58 (IST)

Devendra Fadnavis asks BMC commissioner to increase frequency of BEST buses. The routes of some local trains on other lines have been extended to clear the spillover at Ghatkopar station, officials said.

Jul 03, 2018
09:54 (IST)

The Gokhale bridge on SV Road, connects Andheri East and Andheri West stations and is used by thousands of commuters each day.  Traffic at the bridge has been stopped, with commuters reportedly stuck in a three kilometre long traffic jam.

Jul 03, 2018
09:49 (IST)

Trains working between Virar – Goregaon and Bandra-Churchgate, says Western Railway

Jul 03, 2018
09:28 (IST)

Jul 03, 2018
09:24 (IST)

“Don’t believe in rumours”: Central Railway 

Jul 03, 2018
09:19 (IST)

Train services between Bandra and Goregaon suspended

Jul 03, 2018
09:04 (IST)

Crowd management machinery has been strengthened on Central Railway at all major stations from Ghatkopar onwards. Harbour line passengers have been allowed to travel freely, says Central Railway

Jul 03, 2018
09:03 (IST)

Traffic on all lines held up, says Western Railway 

Jul 03, 2018
08:56 (IST)

Two people injured in the incident, reports news agency ANI. NDRF team reaches spot

Jul 03, 2018
08:49 (IST)

Thousands are said to be stranded at local stations in the city

Jul 03, 2018
08:46 (IST)

NDRF team has been rushed to the spot along with 4 fire brigade vehicles. Mumbai police officials have said that they are checking if some people are trapped under the debris.

Jul 03, 2018
08:43 (IST)

Traffic above and below bridge stopped, says Mumbai Police 

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