Bhubaneswar: In the wake of the impeding Cyclone Yaas, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Saturday cancelled 16 more trains under its jurisdiction.
Earlier a day before, the Railways had cancelled as many as 74 trains passing through ECoR in Howrah-Chennai main line. Now, altogether 90 trains have been cancelled during the cyclone period.
The new cancelled trains are:
(08047/08048) Howrah-Vascodagama-Howrah Special from both the directions on May 25, 2021.
(08118) Mysore-Howrah Special from Mysore on May 23, 2021.
(06598) Howrah-Yesvantpur Special from Howrah on May 25, 2021.
(06578) Guwahati-Yesvantpur Special from Guwahati on May 24, 2021.
(02516/02515) Agartala-Bangalore Cant-Agartala Special from both the directions May 25, 2021.
(07029) Guwahati-Secunderabad Special from Guwahati May 26, 2021.
(06170) Villupuram-Purulia Special from Villupuram May 26, 2021.
(06178/06177) Villupuram-Kharagpur-Villupuram Special from Villupuram on 25th & from Kharagpur on May 27, 2021.
(08645/08646) Howrah-Hyderabad-Howrah Special from Howrah on 25, 26 & 27th May and from Hyderabad on May 24, 25 &26, 2021.
(02878) Ernakulam-Howrah Special from Ernakulam on May 24, 2021.
(02846) Yesvantpur-Bhubaneswar Special from Yesvantpur on May 24, 2021.
(02860) Chennai-Puri Special from Chennai on May 24, 2021.
It is worthwhile to mention that, a low-pressure system is brewing over the Bay of Bengal and is set to intensify into a powerful cyclone. Eastern states of Odisha and West Bengal are likely to face the brunt of the upcoming storm next week as the storm is expected to make landfall by May 26 .