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Trains diverted, cancelled due to flooding of tracks

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The 12839 Howrah-Chennai Mail scheduled to leave Howrah tonight was cancelled, apart from 18615 Howrah-Hatia Express and the 18616 Hatia-Howrah Express that was to leave Hatia tomorrow, South Eastern Railway sources said.

The last two trains were cancelled due to non-availability of link rake, the sources said.

The 12703 Howrah-Secundrabad Falaknama Express, which was to leave at 7.25 am this morning, was rescheduled at 00.45 am of November six.

The 12841 Howrah-Chennai Coromandel Express, that was to leave Howrah at 2.50 pm today, was rescheduled at 4 am on November six.

The 12665 Howrah-Kanyakumari Express has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 5.30 am on Tuesday instead of 4.10 pm today, the sources said.

Several trains have been diverted via

Ballarsah-Nagpur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Tatanagar-Kharagpur instead of the normal route via Vishakhapatnam-Bhadrak.

These trains are 12840 Chennai-Howrah Mail, 12842 Chennai-Howrah Coromandel Express, 12666 Kanyakumari Express, 12864 Yesvantpur-Howrah Express, 12253 Yesvantpur-Bhagalpur Express, 22606 Villipuram-Purulia Express and 08636 Yesvantpur-Hatia Express, the sources said.


First Published: Mon, November 05 2012. 20:55 IST