Train services will be affected in view of commissioning of double line section
As many as five wagons of a cement-laden goods train derailed near Bhubaneswar railway station on Monday night (Aug 22) affecting rail movement on the route. The mishap took place at around 8.35 pm while the train was on its way to Vizianagaram via Bhubaneswar and Cuttack from Chakradharpur Division.
Vaishnaw visited Puri station to take stock of the situation as part of the Nabakalebar project. He discussed many things to ensure safe journey of common people.
In view of large scale agitation leading to damage to railway property including burning of train coaches in areas falling under the East Central Railway, Bihar bandh and damages caused to railway tracks due to flood in Lumding and Rangiya divisions of Assam some trains have been cancelled/diverted/rescheduled/short-terminated/short-originated, NFR's Chief Public Relations Officer Sabyasachi De said.
As per officials, no train will be dealt at Visakhapatnam station from 6 am to 2 pm in view of the agitation today.
Coaches of seven trains have so far been set ablaze by protestors, officials said.
The trains will be cancelled for a couple of days on June 18 and 19 from both the directions for the track maintenance work at saturated corridors to facilitate better movement of trains and safety of both passengers and trains.
Several trains will remain cancelled on May 28 and 29 from both the directions for safety-related modernisation works in connection with Track Maintenance in sensitive areas over Waltair and Sambalpur Division of East Coast Railway.
The East Coast Railways has announced the cancellation, short termination, diversion and controlling of several trains under its jurisdiction this weekend.
The trains will remain cancelled from February 1 to February 4, said the ECoR in an official release.
The trains include several trains plying from major stations such as Secunderabad, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Kalaburgi, and Chennai.
Amidst the looming threat of a possible cyclone hitting South Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh coasts on Dec 4, as many as 95 mail and express trains have been cancelled for Dec 3rd and 4th, 2021.
The cyclone is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach near north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts by the morning of December 4
According to the South Central Railway (SCR), the trains were cancelled due to heavy inflow of water between Nellore - Padugupadu section of Vijayawada Division and Razampet-Nandalur of Guntakal Division.
The authorities also announced regulation of 10 trains in South Eastern Railway, Central Railway and South Central Railway as per the situation