ONI Bureau: In view of the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ to affect North Andhra Pradesh & South Odisha coasts, the East Coast Railways (ECoR) has suspended train services between Khurda Road and Vizianagaram from both the directions from 10 pm on Wednesday.
Uttarpradesh Trains from Howrah/Kharagpur side will also not be allowed from Bhadrak after 5:15 pm till further notice.
Similarly, down trains from Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam side will not be allowed from Duvvada after 6:40 pm & no movement of passenger trains will take place between Khurda Road and Vizianagaram section after 10 pm, till further advice.
Railways also cancelled Group-D examination scheduled to be held on October 11 and 12 in view of Very Severe Cyclonic storm.
.@RailMinIndia Cyclone Titli – No movement of Pass trains will take place btwn Khurda Road & Vizianagaram section after 2200hrs, till further advice. In view of consistent rain from morning at Puri causing problem in train operations, some trains may reschedule @eastcoastrail
— East Coast Railway (@EastCoastRail) October 10, 2018
In view of very eaavy rain in Puri, the timings of the following trains have been rescheduled as per ECoR decision
- 20813 Puri-Jodhpur Express from Puri will leave at 7.45 pm instead of 5.55 pm.
- 18405 Puri-Ahmedabad Express from Puri will leave at 9.25 pm instead of 6.20 pm
- 18425 Puri-Durg Express from Puri will leave at 11.30 pm instead of 6.30 pm
- 12882 Puri-Howrah Garib Rath Express will leave Puri at 5 am on Thursday instead of 10.10 am on Thursday.
Five IndiGo flight services from Bhubaneswar to Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Mumbai suspended for tomorrow.
BBI-DEL- 6E2127 STD-0130
BBI-DEL- 6E2489 STD-0515
BBI-CCU- 6E707 STD-0525
BBI-BLR- 6E157 STD-0640
BBI-BOM- 6E375 STD-0850