More than 180 trains in Gujarat affected in last two days due to Cyclone Vayu: Railways


More than 180 trains in Gujarat affected in last two days due to Cyclone Vayu: Railways

Services of more than 180 trains have been affected due to Cyclone Vayu in the last two days, with over 132 trains to Gujarat being cancelled, the railways said Friday. The railways has cancelled 132 trains and short terminated 54 trains between Wednesday and Friday in view of the cyclone hitting coastal Gujarat.

Cyclone Vayu is likely to recurve on Sunday and hit the Kutch coast of Gujarat, a top official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences said. Till Thursday, 88 mainline trains were cancelled and 40 were scheduled to be short terminated over the Western Railway.

“On June 14, 44 more trains were cancelled and 14 more were short terminated in view of cyclone as a precautionary measure taken by western railway in view to safeguard the interests of passengers,” according to a statement issued by the railways. Read More

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