Andheri bridge collapse: Five people injured in incident, operations on Harbour lines to be restored by 2 pm

Mumbai: Office goers faced difficulties as Western Railway (WR) trains came standstill as a bridge collapsed near Andheri station. A part of the bridge collapsed near Andheri West, and four fire brigade vehicles have been rushed to the spot. The Western Railways has tweeted that traffic on all lines are suspended.

After reaching to bridge collapse spot, a Mumbai Fire Brigade official told ANI, “It’s part of Gokhale bridge that connects Andheri east & Andhari west. We are at the spot and trying to check with the locals if some one is missing as they might be trapped under the debris.” Western railway PRO told ANI that, “part of Road Over Bridge (ROB), collapsed on tracks near Andheri Station towards Vile Parle on South end. Over Head Equipment (OHE) damaged. Traffic on all lines held up.”

“Services of Trains suspended between Bandra and Goregaon due to minor part of bridge near Andheri Station collapsed on tracks. Churchgate to Bandra and Goregaon to Virar local train services have resumed,” tweeted Western Railway.
After bridge collapse R Kudvalkar,Railway Protection Force told ANI, “5 injured sent to hospital. Don’t think anyone is trapped under debris. Railway admn, RPF, GRP, City Police are present & clearance of debris underway. Railway will probably starting functioning in next 4 hours.”



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