Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Rayagada, May 24:
Train services in the Rayagada –Koraput route were disrupted after boulders fell inside tunnel no-23 and blocked the tracks at Keutaguda in Odisha’s Rayagada district on Thursday evening.
As a result, Vishakhapatnam-Koraput Inter City, Sambalpur-Koraput Passenger and Jagdalpur-Durg Express trains had to stop at Rayagada railway station, Koraput-Rourkela Express and Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express trains was detained at Bhalumaska railway station while the Howrah-Jagdalpur Samaleswari Express train was halted at JK Pur railway station.
While Railway officials and staff are making efforts to remove the rocks from the track, a senior Railway official said that it would take time to normalize the traffic along the route.