Heavy rains disrupt Konkan Railway services

Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2011 - 13:34

Mumbai: Heavy rainfall in coastal Konkan region, particularly between Ratnagiri and Nivsar, led to disruption of train services on the Konkan Railway route, with
water and slush accumulating on tracks at Pomendi between Ratnagiri and Nivsar section.

As a precautionary safety measure, Konkan Railway has diverted or cancelled some trains, an official release said.

The Down cancelled trains include 12133 CSTM Mangalore
Junction Express leaving CSTM today, 12619 LTT Mangalore
`Matsyagandha` Exp. leaving LTT today and 12051 CSTM Madgaon
`Jan Shatabdi` Exp. leaving CSTM today.

The Up trains cancelled include 10216 Madgaon Ernakulam
Express leaving Ernakulam today, 12052 Madgaon-CSTM `Jan
Shatabdi` Exp. leaving Madgaon today and 12620 Mangalore -LTT
`Matsyagandha` Exp leaving Mangalore today, the release said.

The 12977 Ernakulam Ajmer `Marusagar` Express which left
Ernakulam yesterday has been diverted via Shoranur Junction,
Jolarpettai Junction, Bangalore, Guntakal, Wadi, Solapur,
Pune, Kalyan and Vasai Road.

The 12224 Ernakulam-LTT `Duronto` Express which left
Ernakulam yesterday has been diverted via Shoranur Junction,
Jolarpettai Junction, Bangalore, Guntakal, Wadi, Solapur, Pune
and Kalyan.

Konkan Railway has asked passengers to contact on
Emergency Telephone Number 10722 for information and
position/status of trains.

PTI



First Published: Monday, July 18, 2011 - 13:34

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