Lightning strike impairs signaling system, halts trains in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 10:

Lightning strikes have severely damaged the signaling system at Barang railway station on the outskirts of Odisha capital resulting in disruption of movement of the trains along the route.


According to reports, the signal infrastructure at Barang railway station frazzled due to lightning strike this afternoon.

Following this train movement along the route was disrupted for over five hours. The authorities had to resort to manual mechanism to ease the congestion.

According to sources, it will take 2-3 hours to restore the movement of trains to normalcy.

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