Khopoli, 22 July 2021: The Mumbai-Pune railway service has come to a halt due to landslides at several places on the Mumbai-Pune railway line between Monkey Hill and Palsadhari. Heavy rains continue in Lonavala, Khandala, and hill areas.
Due to this, railway traffic has been disrupted in eight to ten places in the ghat area due to rocks and mud on the railway tracks. In some places, the soil under the railway tracks has been washed away and the pillars have been bent. Traffic has been disrupted because of broken power lines.
Due to the disruption of railway services, the citizens traveling by train got stuck in various places. Although the railway administration is working hard to solve the problem from the railway tracks. The railways are most likely to keep closed for some time since mud is sliding due to the heavy rains.