Public agitation at Vasind by the commuters has delayed the restoration course of on the Kasara line
The derailed tower wagon on the Kasara railway line. Pic/Rajendra Aklekar
A rail inspection tower wagon ‘Vaitarna’ that was servicing the overhead tools between Asangaon and Kasara derailed close to Umbarmali shortly after midnight hitting the suburban practice Companies of the Central railway (CR) right here on Friday, an official stated. While the restoration work was going on at conflict footing, there was a public agitation at Vasind by commuters resulting from which suburban trains have been restrained until Titwala solely.
Thousands of commuters launched an agitation as there have been no suburban practice Companies between Asangaon-Kasara. The protests have been managed by 8:15, however that did not assist because it delayed the restoration work. Mail Express practice motion has began on single line for UP and DN course. However, there might be delay in clearing all mail Express trains resulting from bunching.
Although efforts have been on to clear the tracks through the morning peak hours, stranded irate commuters shouted slogans, whereas some ran about on the railway tracks on the Vashind station. While many others laid siege on the station supervisor’s workplace demanding a restoration of Companies on a precedence foundation.
Sunil Udasi CPRO Central railway stated, “We appeal our esteemed Commuters to desist from such agitations as this will only prolong the restoration work which will now go up to 10-11 am.” He additional added, “The clearing of the affected track s likely to be completed before noon.”
With inputs from IANS
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