With the restoration of landslip-affected stretches of the track between Sakleshpur and Subrahmanya Road Ghat section under way, the South Western Railway has cancelled operation of trains between Bengaluru and Mangaluru till August 25.
SWR had earlier cancelled the services till August 23 hoping to restore the affected stretches by Friday. The stretch near Km 63 (Yedakumari) is yet to be restored, Mysuru Divisional Railway Manager Aparna Garg said.
According to the Senior Divisional Engineer (Coordination) of Mysuru Division, three out of five affected stretches could be restored by Saturday and the two remaining stretches by Sunday night. Read More