1,050 Passengers Rescued From Stranded Train Near Mumbai
The Hindu|July 28, 2019
1,050 Passengers Rescued From Stranded Train Near Mumbai

NDRF, Army, Navy engage in 10-hour rescue after flood waters inundate tracks

A coordinated operation of the NDRF, the Army and the Navy on Saturday rescued over a thousand passengers stranded on the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express near Badlapur, following heavy overnight rains that inundated large swathes of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).

The train that left Mumbai on Friday night could not proceed beyond Vangani in Thane district, around 65 km from Mumbai, as the Ulhas river near Badlapur burst its banks, leading to water-logging on the tracks.

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July 28, 2019