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Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024: Some BEST bus services to be affected on Sunday, check details

Updated on: 19 January,2024 10:19 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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The BEST on Friday said that some bus services would be affected on Sunday, January 21 due to the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024

Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024: Some BEST bus services to be affected on Sunday, check details

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The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply And Transport (BEST) on Friday said that some BEST bus services would be affected on Sunday, January 21 due to the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024.

The BEST said that due to Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024 on Sunday, some BEST buses operations on some routes will be affected between 05.15 am and 1.30 pm.

It said that since the main routes of the Marathon is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – Hutatma Chowk – Churchgate – Marine Drive - Peddar Road - Haji Ali - Bandra Worli Sea Link - Mahim - Prabhadevi, the Traffic restrictions will be imposed on the route. The operations on these routes would be diverted to Sion- Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marg- J. J. Hospital - Wadi Bandar- P'dmelo Road Marg and Sion- Mahim-Senapati Bapat Marg- Dr. E. Moses Road - Mahalakshmi- Saat Rasta- The Bus routes no. A-100, A-105, A-106, A-108, A-112 and A-113, A-123, 155 would be temporarily postponed or diverted.

Meanwhile, ahead of the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024, the Western Railway on Wednesday said that it will run additional Mumbai local trains for the convenience of the people.

In a statement, the Western Railway said, "For the convenience of participants attending the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024 to be held on Sunday, 21st January, 2024, Western Railway will run three additional special slow Mumbai Local Trains in the early morning of 21st January, 2024, from Virar to Churchgate, Borivali to Churchgate and Churchgate to Bandra.

The Western also shared the details of the addition services. It said that the first special Mumbai local train service will start at 2:15 am. The special train from Borivali will start at 3:05 am and the third special train will depart from Churchgate at 3 am. All these trains will a run as slow local trains and would halt at all stations on the line, the Western Railway said.

The 19th edition of the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024 to be run in the city on January 21 has seen 267 NGOs collectively raising a record-breaking Rs 58 crore for different causes, it was announced at a press meet at the marathon’s press centre in SoBo on Tuesday afternoon. The United Way Mumbai (UWM), is the event’s philanthropy partner.

Event organiser, Procam’s spokesperson said, “We see the charity graph on the ascendant. See the evolution of philanthropy from a cumulative total of Rs 43 lakh by 12 NGOs in the inaugural edition, to overall surpassing Rs 400 crore through all the editions and benefiting over 750 NGOs.”

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