In view of cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which is forecast to make landfall somewhere on north Andhra Pradesh - south Odisha coasts between Kalingapatnam & Gopalpur, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has canceled several trains apart from diverting and rescheduling some others.
The ECoR said it has taken all necessary precautions in view of forecast of heavy rain with cyclonic wind.
“Intensive and extensive patrolling in areas forecast to be affected are being ensured and monitored. Stationary watchmen have been deployed where heavy rainfall is likely. Bridges are kept under watch. Appropriate steps have been taken for Electrical and signaling installations,” it said.
Below is the detailed list of the trains that have been cancelled, diverted and short-terminated.
Diversion Of Train –
01. 08401 Puri-Okha Special from Puri on 26.09.2021 will run on diverted route via Angul-Sambalpur-Titilagarh-Lakholi-Ballaharsa.
OTHER TRAINS TO BE DIVERTED SUITABLY.
02. 02873 Howrah-Yesvantpur Special
03. 08047 Howrah-Vasco d agama Special from Howrah
04. 02821 Howrah-Chennai Special from Howrah
05. 02250 New Tinsukia-Bangalore Special from New Tinsukia
Short Termination Of Train –
01. 07243 Guntur-Rayagada Special from Guntur on 25.09.2021 will run up to Visakhapatnam and will remain cancelled from Visakhapatnam to Rayagada.
Rescheduling Of Trains –
01. 01020 Bhubaneswar-Mumbai CSMT Konark Special from Bhubaneswar on 26.09.2021 will be rescheduled by 5 hours 30 minutes.
02. 02703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Special from Howrah on 26.09.2021 will be rescheduled by 6 hours and will be regulated in South Eastern Railway jurisdiction.
03. 02245 Howrah-Yesvantpur Special from Howrah on 26.09.2021 will be rescheduled by 04 hours and will be regulated in South Eastern Railway jurisdiction.
04. 07480 Puri-Tirupati Special from Puri on 26.09.2021 will be rescheduled by 02 hours.
05. 08515 Kirandul-Visakhapatnam Special from Kirandul on 26.09.2021 will be rescheduled by 02 hours.
Regulation Of Trains In South Eastern, South East Central And South Central Railway Jurisdictions As Per Situation –
01. 05488 Agartala-Bangalore Cant Special from Agartala on 25.09.2021.
02. 02888 Nizamuddin-Visakhapatnam Special from Nizamuddin on 25.09.2021.
03. 08189 Tata-Ernakulam Special from Tata on 26.09.2021.
04. 01019 Mumbai CSMT-Bhubaneswar Konark Special from Mumbai on 25.09.2021.
05. 03352 Alleppey-Dhanbad Special from Alleppey on 25.09.2021.
06. 02544 Chennai-Howrah Special from Chennai on 26.09.2021.
07. 02064 Yesvantpur-Puri Special from Yesvantpur on 25.09.2021.
08. 08646 Hyderabad-Howrah Special from Hyderabad on 26.09.2021.
09. 02808 Chennai-Santragachhi Special from Chennai on 26.09.2021.
10. 02641 Trivandrum-Shalimar Special from Trivandrum on 25.09.2021.
11. 08480 Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special from Tirupati on 26.09.2021.