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Train service between Hassan and Mangaluru suspended due to

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

between Hassanand Mangaluru have been suspended indefinitely following landslide at three places and uprooting of tree on the railwaytrack last night.

Railways bore the brunt of torrential rains with the advent of monsoon in many parts of for the past few days.

Railway officials told that the Yashwanthpur-Karwar Express was short-terminated at Hassan due to the landslide and the fares were refunded to the passengers.

Similarly, Mangaluru-Yashwanthpur Gommateshwara Express (16576) was also rerouted via Palghat and to reach Bengaluru.

A said there were multiple problems between Kadagaravalli, Yedakumeri and Shrivagilu.

"There were landslides at eight places and tree incidents of collapse at Shrivagilu. Restoration work is on. We heard that there was a heavy downpour - about 219 mm rainfall due to which the problem took place," he added.

The State Natural Disaster Management Cell recorded 241.5 mm rain in Sakhleshpura where the landslide took place.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 15:00 IST
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