The BEST buses, too, had to divert routes owing to waterlogging on various roads. Office-goers were stranded for hours in trains, railways stations and roads.
As heavy rain lashed the city on Wednesday, traffic on Central Railway (CR) came to halt as rail tracks were submerged in water at major stations like Sion, Chunabhatti, Vadala and Kurla, leading to suspension of trains on the central and harbour line.
The Railway suspended CSMT-Thane section line at 9.55 am as a precautionary measure. The route was restored only around 8 pm. On the harbour line, the CSMT-Vashi section, including Bandra-Goregaon line traffic, was suspended at 10.20 am.