After being suspended for almost ten months since the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown last year, the local train services in Mumbai resumed for the public from February 1, 2021. The operations of Mumbai local train services were shut for normal passengers for almost ten months since the beginning of the lockdown in wake of COVID-19.
Now there is a possibility that local train services might discontinue for general public, Minister of State Vijay Wadettiwar hinted on Thursday. Corona cases are on the rise in the state as well as in Mumbai.
The state government decided to resume local train services as people were losing out on their jobs. Now that the services have resumed it is again starting to get crowded. Because of which covid case have started increasing to some extent. Local should be shut down completely or the restrictions imposed on local service should be reinstated as in the past; The state government is considering to implement some restrictions, ”said Vijay Wadettiwar .
Strict restrictions have been imposed in the state till April 30. Since then, there has been widespread opposition from the business community in the state. For the second day in a row, traders took to the streets in various parts of the state demanding relaxation of trade restrictions under the 'Break the Chain'. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday hinted at easing some restrictions in the next two days due to increasing pressure from traders. Therefore, traders are expected to get relief in two days.