SHARE

Hyderabad, Dec 12:

The railway authorities on Monday cancelled or diverted several trains ahead of severe cyclonic storm Vardah which is set to make landfall near Chennai.

indian-railways

The South Central Railway (SCR) partially cancelled Vijayawada-Chennai up and down trains between Gudur and Chennai.

Nellore-Sullurupeta MEMU and Sullurupeta-Chennai MEMU trains have also been cancelled, according to a statement from SCR.

Vijayawada-Chennai Central Pinakini Express and its pairing train were diverted to run via Gudur, Renigunta and Arakkonam stations.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-Chennai Central Andaman Express, Puri-Chennai Central Weekly Superfast Express, and Ahmedabad-Chennai Central Navjeevan Express were also diverted to run via Gudur, Renigunta and Arakkonam stations.

Chennai Central-Howrah Coromandel Express and Chennai Central-Ahmedabad Navjeevan Express were also diverted.

The other diverted trains include Chennai Central-H. Nizamuddin Duronto Express and Madurai-Dehradun Superfast Express. (IANS)