Floods Force Cancellation, Diversion Of Trains

Floods Force Cancellation, Diversion Of Trains

Due to heavy rains and flash floods in Rayagada district of Odisha, the railway bridge between Singapuram Road and Therubali railway stations in Titilagarh-Rayagada railway section was washed away on Sunday.

The alert gangman stopped the approaching goods train which was supposed to pass on the bridge and averted a major accident. As a result, several train services were affected. While some of them were cancelled, others were diverted.

TRAINS CONTROLLED ENROUTE: The trains that were controlled are Jagadalpur-Howrah Samaleswari Express(No 18006), Visakhapatnam-LTT express (22847), Nanded-Sambhalpur Express (12756), Vijayawada-Rayagada passenger (57271), Nizamuddin-Visakhapatnam Samatha Express (12808), Sambhalpur-Rayagada express (18301), Sambhalpur-Nanded express (12755) and the Raipur-Visakhapatnam passenger (58527) were controlled en-route and later diverted and short terminated.
Durg-Jagadalpur Passenger (18211)leaving Durg on July 16, Jagadalpur-Durg express (No 18212)scheduled to leave Jagadalpur on July 17, the Durg-Jagadalpur Express (18211) train cancelled from July 18 and train Jagadalpur-Durg Express (18212) were cancelled from July 19 till further orders.

Sambhalpur-Nanded Express (18212) leaving Sambhalpur on July 16, Nanded-Sambhalpur Express (12756) leaving Nanded on July 17, Sambhalpur-Rayagada-Sambhalpur Intercity Express (No 18301/18302 ) were cancelled from July 17 till further orders.

Similarly, the Rourkela-Koraput-Rourkela Express trains (No 18107/18108) were cancelled from July 16, Bilaspur-Tirupati Express (17481) leaving Bilaspur on July 18 and Tirupati-Bilaspur Express (17482) leaving Tirupati on July 20 have been cancelled.

Raipur-Visakhapatnam-Raipur passenger trains (58527/58528) were cancelled from July 16, train 58529/58530 Durg-Visakhapatnam-Durg passenger trains cancelled from July 16 and the Sambalpur-Koraput-Sambalpur (58301/58302) passengers were cancelled from July 17, till further orders.

Source Link – The Hans India

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