In some parts of Mumbai, lakhs of passengers traveling by power cut are facing problems. Electricity was cut in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai and other parts today. Due to this, the speed of Mumbai Local also stopped. Local trains of Western Railway between Churchgate to Vasai railway station have been closed due to grid failure.
Mumbai Power Cut Live Updates:
>> CPRO of Central Railway told, ‘Trains have started again between CSMT-Panvel on Harbor line. We are trying to restore services between CSMT-Kalyan, CSMT-Karjat / Kasara. Long-distance trains from Mumbai were rescheduled and incoming trains halted at interchange points. ‘
>> Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has spoken to the state power minister Nitin Raut and BMC commissioner regarding the power cut in Mumbai. The CM has ordered the situation to normalize as soon as possible.
>> After 2 hours, trains have started on the Mumbai Central Main Line. Efforts are on to restore supplies to other areas as well.
>> Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said work is going on to fix the Mumbai-Thane-Kalyan power failure. Due to the Kalwa-Padgha Transitional Line Trip, the power of Thane-Palghar, New Mumbai went down. Similarly, the power of Mumbai-police station and Mumbai suburban city also went down. It will be fixed in an hour. After the restoration of electricity service, we will investigate why this happened?
>> According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), power back up is currently being used in hospitals and jumbo centers where corona patients are on ventilators or in ICUs. All the hospitals have been asked to contact BMC’s Transport Waste Management Department of Solid Waste Management to arrange adequate supply of diesel for the next eight hours to run the generator.
>> People are upset due to power outages in Mumbai. Meanwhile, film actor Amitabh Bachchan has appealed to the people to maintain peace.
>> According to a statement issued by Tata Power , the tripping took place at a simultaneous substation at Kalwa in MSETCL at 10.10 am. The power supply was shut down due to a malfunction in the Kharghar Mumbai transmission system. Restoration is in progress to bring supplies from 3 hydro units and Trombay units.
>> Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said that Maharashtra Electricity Transmission Company is doing maintenance work at 400KV Kalwa-Padga MIS Center. “There was a technical glitch while work was going on to affect the power supply in Mumbai and Thane area,” Raut said, adding that the supply was expected to be restored in 45 minutes.
>> In Mumbai, many operators, including the state government-run BEST, Adani Electricity and Tata Power, deal with power supply.
>> According to information from sources, tripping has taken place in power supply lines and transformers (Kalwa-Padghe and Kharger ICT) systems to Mumbai. This has affected supply in Mumbai and suburbs. An official has said that the restoration process is underway. Sources have said that the power supply in the city has been disrupted due to malfunction in the power supply of Tata Power.
Officials estimate that power supply will be restored in 45 minutes to an hour. Such a situation has arisen due to central grid failure in Kalwa affecting Mumbai and neighboring areas.