Trains services affected due to OHE traction failure

Bhubaneswar: In view of Over Head Electric (OHE) Traction failure between Khurda Road and Barang sections under Khurda Road Division of East Coast Railway, train services in this route were disrupted partially on Friday.

Some of the trains were controlled enroute for sometimes at different stations, a railway official said.

Trains which was controlled at different stations for some time were: Durg-Puri Express, Guwahati-Secunderabad Express, Puri-Howrah Duronto Express, Hyderabad-Howrah East Coast Express, Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Satabdi Express, Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Yeshvantpur-Muzafarpur Express and Visakhapatnam-Amritsar Hirakud Express.

The UP train service resumed after rectification of the OHE line. The Down Line was rectified later after which train services became normal in both directions.