Major power outage across Mumbai, local train services hit

Various parts of Mumbai on Monday suffered a major power outage causing inconvenience to lakhs of people.

Due to the power outage, several trains were held up and have been suspended. Traffic signals stopped working, causing panic and inconvenience to several commuters.

“Mumbai Suburban trains on CR held up due to grid failure. We will update ASAP. Kindly bear with us,” Central Railway said in a tweet.

“In view of interruption in Traction power at 10.05 hrs due to Grid failure of Tata Power company, services btwn Churchgate & Borivili are suspended. It shall be resumed as soon as traction power supply is restored.Commuters are requested to cooperate,” Western Railway tweeted.

According to reports, the electric supply is interrupted due to Tata Power’s electric supply failure. “The electric supply is interrupted due to TATAs incoming electric supply failure. Inconvenience is regretted,” Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Electricity said in a tweet.