3 trains cancelled, several diverted due to rail-roko

Bhubaneswar: In view of proposed Rail-Roko call given by Yuva Vikas Parishad at Rayagada tomorrow three trains would remain cancelled and several diverted during the period.

East Coast Railway said here today that 58541/58542 Koraput-Rayagada-Koraput Passenger and 58528 Visakhapatnam-Raipur Passenger scheduled to leave Visakhapatnam would be cancelled tomorrow from both the directions.

The services of 18005/18006 Howrah-Koraput-Howrah Samaleswari Express will be cancelled between Sambalpur and Koraput tomorrow, ECoR said.

The Yuva Vikash Parishad has given the call for rail-roko to press for the demand for introduction of an inter-city train between Rayagada and Bhubaneswar.

On diversion of trains, it said 13351 Dhanbad-Aleppy Express leaving Dhanbad, 12835 Hatia-Yeshwantpur Express scheduled to leave Hatia, 17482 Tirupaty-Bilaspur Express scheduled to leave Tirupaty today respectively will be diverted via Bhubaneswar, Angul and Sambalpur.

Similarly, 18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express scheduled to leave Bhubanswar today would be diverted via Vijayanagram, Kottavalasa and Araku instead of its original path.