In view of the train mishap near Kantakapalli in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled and diverted several trains.
As per reports, 6 persons were killed while over 20 sustained injuries in the tragic train accident involving two passenger trains- one Rayagada passenger and the other Palasa passenger.
Check the full list of cancelled, diverted and short-terminated trains below:
Cancellation of Trains:
A. 08531 Palasa-Visakhapatnam Special from Palasa on 30.10.2023.
B. 18518 Visakhapatnam-Korba Express from Visakhapatnam on 29.10.2023.
C. 08531 Palasa-Visakhapatnam Special from Palasa on 29.10.2023.
D. 22810 Visakhapatnam-Paradeep Express from Visakhapatnam on 29.10.2023.
E. 22809 Paradeep-Visakhapatnam Express from Paradeep on 30.10.2023.
F. 18517 Korba-Visakhapatnam Express from Korba on 30.10.2023.
G. 08503 Rayagada-Visakhapatnam Passenger from Rayagada on 30.10.2023.
H. 07469 Vizianagaram-Visakhapatnam Special from Vizianagaram on 30.10.2023.
I. 08522 Visakhapatnam-Gunupur Special from Visakhapatnam on 30.10.2023.
J. 08521 Gunupur-Visakhapatnam Special from Gunupur on 30.10.2023.
Partial Cancellation of Trains:
A. 22859 Puri-Chennai Express from Puri on 29.10.2023 will run up to Palasa and will return back as Passenger Special to Puri.
B. 22884 Yesvantpur-Puri Express from Yesvantpur on 28.10.2023 will run up to Visakhapatnam and will remain cancelled from Visakhapatnam to Puri.
C. 22880 Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Express from Tirupati 29.10.2023 will run up to Visakhapatnam and will remain cancelled from Visakhapatnam to Bhubaneswar.
Diversion of Train:
A. 13351 Dhanbad-Alleppey Express from Dhanbad on 29.10.2023 will run via Jharsuguda-Raipur-Nagpur-Vijayawada.
B. 12835 Hatia-Bangalore Express from Hatia on 29.10.2023 will run via Jharsuguda-Raipur-Nagpur-Vijayawada.
C. 22808 Chennai-Santragachhi Express from Chennai on 29.10.2023 will run via Thadi-Vijayawada-Nagpur-Raipur-Jharsuguda-Kharagpur.
D. 18046 Hyderabad-Howrah East Coast Express from Hyderabad on 29.10.2023 will run via Anakapalle- Vijayawada-Nagpur-Raipur-Jharsuguda-Kharagpur.
E. 22641 Trivandrum-Shalimar Express from Trivandrum on 28.10.2023 will run via Narsipatnam- Vijayawada-Nagpur-Raipur-Jharsuguda-Kharagpur.
F. 12504 Agartala-Bangalore Express from Agartala on 28.10.2023 will run via Vizianagaram-Titilagarh-Raipur-Nagpur-Vijayawada.
G. 18045 Shalimar-Hyderabad East Coast Express from Shalimar on 29.10.2023 will run via Vizianagaram-Titilagarh-Raipur-Nagpur-Kazipet.
H. 22855 Santragachhji-Titupati Express from Santragachhi on 29.10.2023 Vizianagaram-Titilagarh-Raipur-Nagpur-Kazipet.
I. 12841 Shalimar-Chennai Coromandal Express from Shalimar on 29.10.2023 will run via Vizianagaram-Titilagarh-Raipur-Nagpur-Kazipet-Vijayawada.
J. 12842 Chennai-Shalimar Coromandal Express from Chennai on 29.10.2023 will run via Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada-Nagpur-Raipur-Jharsuguda-Kharagpur.