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Nilam affects train services in East Coast section

Posted on Nov 05, 07:52PM | UNI

Train services in East Coast section have been either regulated or cancelled since Sunday following flooding on tracks in Vijayawada division of South Central Railway's Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada section triggered by cyclone Nilam.

The 12839 Howrah-Chennai Mail scheduled to leave Howrah tonight, and the 18615 Howrah-Hatia Express scheduled to leave Howrah at 2220 hrs will remain cancelled due to non availability of link rake.

Besides, the 18616 Hatia-Howrah Express scheduled to leave Hatia on November 6 at 2110 hrs will also remain cancelled.

The 12703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Express has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 0045 hrs on November 6 instead of 0725 hrs on November 5.

The 12841 Howrah-Chennai Coromandel Express has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 4400 hrs. on November 6 instead of 1450 hrs November 5.

The 12665 Howrah-Kanniyakumari Express has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 0530 hrs on November 6 instead of 1610 hrs. on November 5.

Diversion of trains via Ballarsah-Nagpur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Tatanagar-Kharagpur instead of normal route Visakhapatnam-Bhadrak-Kharagpur.

The following trains have been diverted and will be running late: 12666 Kanniyakumari-Howrah Express, 12864 Yesvantpur-Howrah Express, 12253 Yesvantpur-Bhagalpur Express, 22606 Villupuram-Purulia Express, 08636 Yesvantpur-Hatia Special, 12840 Chennai-Howrah Mail, and 12842 Chennai-Howrah Coromandel Express