Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 13:
While many regular trains including four express trains passing through Odisha continued to remain cancelled, train services in the Bhubaneswar-Vizianagaram section will resume today, an East Coast Railway (ECoR) press release issued this afternoon said.
“As part of continuous efforts to establish rail connectivity with Visakhapatnam from Bhubaneswar, a Passenger Special train will run between Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam leaving Bhubaneswar at 1400hrs. (02.00P.M) today, i.e. on 13.10.2014 (Monday). This Special Train will stop at all stations between Palasa & Visakhapatnam. Passengers may take advantage of this Special Train to go up to Visakhapatnam,” the release informed.
“As the Railway Emergency Staff deployed at sensitive locations between Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam are at work on war footing basis to repair the works in the affected areas, it is expected that the resumption of track upto Visakhapatnam from Palasa will be done at the earliest,” the release said.
The ECoR release has given details of the status of a number of trains which have been cancelled, short terminated or diverted.
Here are the details:
01. 11020 Bhubaneswar-CSTM (Mumbai) Konark Express scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar today will be diverted via Vizianagaram, Raipur, Nagpur & Ballarshah.
02. 18645 Howrah-Hyderabad East Coast Express scheduled to leave Howrah today will be diverted via Kharagpur, Jharsuguda, Nagpur & Ballarshah.
03. 15906 Dibrugarh-Kanyakumari Vivek Express left Dibrugarh on 11th October 2014 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Jharsuguda-Nagpur instead of its normal path.
04. 13351 Dhanbad-Alleppy Express scheduled to leave Alleppey today will be diverted via Kharagpur-Jharsuguda-Titilagarh-Raipur-Nagpur.
SHORT TERMINATION :
01.18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand Express scheduled to leave Bhubbaneswar today will be short terminated at Rayagada and will remain cancelled between Rayagada and Jagadalpur.
02.18448 Rayagada-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express scheduled to leave Jagadalpur on 14.10.2014 will originate from Rayagada instead of Jagadalpur and will remain cancelled between Jagadalpur & Rayagada on 14.10.2014.
03.18005 Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleswari Express left Howrah on Sunday and scheduled to leave Howrah today will be short terminated at Titilagarh and will remain cancelled between Titilagarh & Jagadalpur from both the directions.
04.18107 Rourkela-Koraput Inter City left Rayagada on Sunday and scheduled to leave Rourkela today will be short terminated at Rayagada & will remain cancelled between Rayagada and Koraput from both the directions.
12727 Visakhapatnam-Hyderabad Express,
12739 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Garib Rath Express,
18518 Visakhapatnam-Korba Express
18519 Visakhapatnam-LTT Express scheduled to leave Visakhapatnam on 13.10.2014 will remain cancelled from Visakhapatnam due to cancellation and short termination of connecting trains.