Bhubaneswar: At least eight trains were cancelled and five others diverted and seven more partially cancelled on Wednesday due to flood-like situation in Daikalu-Ambadola section of Rayagada-Titlagarh route following incessant rain since the last two days.
The train which were cancelled include, Sambalpur-Koraput Passenger (58301), Koraput-Sambalpur Passenger (58302), Sambalpur -Junagadh Road Passenger (58303), Junagadh Road-Sambalpur Passenger (58304), Raipur-Visakhapatnam Passenger (58527), Visakhapatnam-Raipur Passenger (58528), Sambalpur-Rayagada Express (18301) and Rayagada-Sambalpur Express (18302).
The trains which were diverted include Ahmedabad-Puri Express (12844) on August 5 via Titlagarh-Sambalpur-Angul-Khurda Road, Puri-Ahmedabad Express (12843) on August 6 via Duvvada-Balharshah-Nagpur, Bengaluru Cantt-Hatia Express (18638) on August 6 from Rayagada via Vizianagaram -Khurda Road-Angul-Sambalpur, Dhanbad-Alleppey Express (13351) on August 6 from Bargarh via Sambalpur-Angul-Khurda Road-Palash-Vigiyanagram and Visakhapatnam-Hazrat Nizamuddin Express (12807) today via Duvvada-Balharshah-Nagpur.
“Railways will be able to give proper forecast of restoration of traffic once water levels recede and proper assessment is done. We would like to assure our passengers that trains will run in the affected section only after ascertaining the safety of track,” said ECoR in a press release.
Here is the full list of short terminated and partially cancelled trains Visakhapatnam-Korba Express (18518) that left Visakhapatnam on August 6 will run upto Singapur Road and run as passenger special Express from Singapur Road to Visakhapatnam, Korba – Visakhapatnam (18517) that left Korba on August 6 will run upto Titlagarh and run as 18518 Express from Titlagarh to Korba. The services between Singapur Road- Titlagarh-Sigapur Road will remain cancelled.
Rourkela- Jagdalpur Express (18107) that left Rourkela yesterday will run upto Titlagarh and run as 18108 Express from Titlagarh to Rourkela.
Jagdalpur- Rourkela Express (18108) that left Jagdalpur yesterday will upto Muniguda & run as passenger special Express from Muniguda to Jagdalpur. Services of 18107/18108 will remain cancelled between Titlagarh-Muniguda-Titlagarh.
Howrah- Jagdalpur Express (18005) that left Howrah on August 6 will run upto Titlagarh and run as 18006 Express from Titlagarh to Howrah. Services of 18005/18006 will remain cancelled between Titlagarh- Jagdalpur-Titlagarh.
Bhubaneswar/Rayagada-Jungarh Road (18437) that left Bhubaneswar August 6 will run upto Rayagada.18438 Junagarh road /Rayagada- Bhubaneswar Express will run from Rayagada to Bhubaneswar today.
Durg- Visakhapatnam passenger (58529) that left Durg yesterday will run upto Titlagarh and run as 58530 passenger from Titlagarh to Durg. Services of 58529/58530 will remain cancelled between Titlagarh- Visakhapatnam- Titlagarh.