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AC local train services to be suspended in Mumbai – Economic Times

MUMBAI: Both the Central Railway and Western Railway have decided to suspend the services of air-conditioned local trains in Mumbai from Friday in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

A WR spokesperson said that AC locals would be canceled till further notice. Ordinary train services would replace them, he said.

A CR spokesperson said AC local services on Thane- Vashi-Panvel trans-Harbour corridor will be suspended till March-end.

The WR operates 12 AC services between Churchgate and Virar, which are often crowded during peak hours.

The CR operates 16 services of AC local on trans- Harbour corridor every day.