Footover bridge collapse hits local train services in Mumbai's Andheri

Published: 03rd July 2018 10:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2018 05:48 PM  

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Train services of the Western Railway in Mumbai came to a halt after a part of a footover bridge (FOB) collapsed this morning. (Photo | PTI)
Footover bridge collapse, Bridge collapse in mumbai
The bridge, which connects Andheri West and Andheri East, also damaged the overhead wire structures, hampering train service on all the lines. (Photo | PTI)
Footover bridge collapse, Bridge collapse in mumbai
No casualties were immediately reported. (Photo | PTI)
Footover bridge collapse, Bridge collapse in mumbai
'A part of the FOB has collapsed which resulted the halt in all our up and down services of Western Railway. Our officers have reached to the spot and accessing the situation,' he said. (Photo | PTI)
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Overhead Equipment (OHE) have been damaged and a team of engineers have swung into action to restore it, chief PRO of Western Railway Ravinder Bhakar told PTI. (Photo | PTI)
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An official from Disaster Management Unit said that fire brigade jawans and other agencies have been mobilised to clear the debris. (Photo | PTI)
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Prashant Ghag, who works in media house at Fort said, 'When I reached Borivili to board a Churchgate bound train, I came to know that all the lines of Western Railway have come to halt. Therefore, finding no alternate means of commute in such a rainy season, I had to return at my home.' (By Special Arrangement)
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Dabbawalas, who supply Tiffin boxes to the working professionals, have also expressed their inability to work today, as the all the four lines of the Western Railway suburban services have come to halt. (Photo | PTI)
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Mumbai Rescue workers carry an injured for treatments after a foot-overbridge collapsed on the railway tracks following heavy rains at Andheri Station in Mumbai on Tuesday July 3 2018. | PTI
Footover bridge collapse, Bridge collapse in mumbai
Mumbai Rescue workers underway after a foot-overbridge collapsed on the railway tracks following heavy rains at Andheri Station in Mumbai on Tuesday July 3 2018. | PTI
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