Train service derailed due to Vardah, fog

Published: 13th December 2016 04:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th December 2016 05:46 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: The very severe cyclonic storm Vardah which hit Tamil Nadu coast on Monday has led to disruption in train services from the State. At least three trains originating from East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction were cancelled on the day.
The Chennai-Puri Express scheduled to leave Chennai was cancelled from Chennai while Visakhapatnam-Chennai Express was cancelled from both sides. More details about train service would be known once track conditions are assessed.

Vardah apart, it is the dense fog engulfing northern India which has affected the train services. The Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Duronto Express scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar on December 14 and from New Delhi on December 15 will remain cancelled from both the directions for adjustment in timings to run the connecting trains in time in view of dense fog.

Similarly, the Puri-New Delhi Nandankanan Express and Puri-New Delhi Purusottam Express were rescheduled on Monday. The Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar at 9.30 am on Tuesday will leave at 8.45 pm. The Puri-New Delhi Neelachal Express scheduled to leave Puri at 10.55 am on Tuesday will leave at 08.30 am on Wednesday.
Dense fog in Delhi region has affected timings of Rajdhani, Duronto, Sampark Kranti, Purusottam, Utkal, Neelachal and Nandankanan Express.
The ECoR urged passengers to bear with the inconvenience and call Helpline and Enquiry Number 139 to know current status of their trains.

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