Train services on Konkan route restored

Panaji: Rail traffic on the Konkan route was restored Sunday morning, after the slush accumulated on the tracks for the past two days, was cleared, officials said.

The tracks at Pomendi in Ratnagiri section of Maharashtra were filled with slush due to incessant rains that has hit the Konkan region since last four days.

Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) Public Relation Manager Baban Ghatge said that the tracks were restored on Sunday at 3.30 am and rail traffic has resumed from 6.27 am.

The slush, which had accumulated on the tracks at Pomendi on September 2, had stopped the train traffic on this crucial route, which connects Konkan region to the parts like Mumbai and Karnataka.