07 August 2019
Bhubaneswar: Heavy floods in Daikalu-Ambadola section of Rayagada-Titlagarh line have affected the train operations on the route as soil and ballast below over 100 metres length of track have been washed away.
One loaded Goods Train going to Vedanta Siding in Ambadola Railway Station has been badly affected in the flash floods. Out of 59 wagons, three wagons have got derailed at site due to the massive floods.
Patrolmen S. Naidu and M. Ramana belonging to Track Patrol Gang number 42 and 41A of Ambadola alerted train staff in time to avert a major disaster. The Railways have announced a cash award of Rs 5000 each for showing alertness on duty in spite of highly inclement weather.
While Railways have already rushed relief trains and boulders to site, it has also diverted, cancelled, partially cancelled and rescheduled some trains on the track.
CANCELLATION OF TRAINS ON 07.08.2019
01. 58301/58302 Sambalpur-Koraput-Sambalpur passenger from both the directions.
02. 58303/58304 Sambalpur-Junagarh Road-Sambalpur passenger from both the directions.
03. 58527/58528 Raipur-Visakhapatnam-Raipur passenger from both the directions.
04. 18301/18302 Sambalpur-Rayagada-Sambalpur Inter City Express from both the directions.
05. 18107/18108 Jagadalpur-Rourkela-Jagadalpur Express from both the directions.
06. 18517/18518 Korba-Visakhapatnam-Korba Express from both the directions.
07. 58529/58530 Durg-Visakhapatnam-Durg Passenger from both the directions.
CANCELLATION OF TRAINS ON 08.08.2019
01. 58527/58528 Raipur-Visakhapatnam-Raipur passenger from both the directions.
02. 58301/58302 Sambalpur-Koraput-Sambalpur passenger from both the directions.
03. 58303/58304 Sambalpur-Junagarh Road-Sambalpur passenger from both the directions.
DIVERSION OF TRAINS:
01. 12844 Ahmadabad-Puri Express from Ahmadabad on 05.08.2019 will run via Titilagarh-Sambalpur-Angul-Khurda Road.
02. 12843 Puri - Ahmadabad Express from Puri on 06.08.2019 diverted via Duvvada-Balharsha-Nagpur.
03. 18638 Bangalore Cant.-Hatia Express from Bangalore on 06.08.2019 diverted via Vizianagaram-Khurda Road-Angul-Sambalpur.
04. 13351/13352 Dhanbad-Alleppey-Dhanbad Express from Dhanbad on 06.08.2019 and from Alleppey on 06.08.2019 diverted via Sambalpur-Angul-Khurda Road-Vizianagaram.
05. 12807 Visakhapatnam-Nizamuddin Samata Express from Visakhapatnam on 07.08.2019 diverted via Duvvada-Balharsha-Nagpur.
06. 08301 Sambalpur-Banaswadi Express from Sambalpur on 07.08.2019 diverted via Angul-Khurda Road-Vizianagaram.
07. 12808 Nizamuddin-Visakhapatnam Samata Express from Nizamuddin on 06.08.2019 diverted via Titilagarh-Sambalpur-Angul-Khurda Road.
08. 20810 Nanded-Sambalpur Express from Nanded on 06.08.2019 diverted via Vizianagaram-Khurda Road-Angul.
01. 18518 Visakhapatnam-Korba Express from Visakhapatnam on 06.08.2019 ran up to Singapur Road and returned back to Visakhapatnam.
02. 18517 Korba-Visakhapatnam Express from Korba on 06.08.2019 will run up to Titilagarh and will remain cancelled from Titilagarh to Visakhapatnam. This train returned back to Korba.
03. 18107/18108 Rourkela-Jagadalpur-Rourkela Express from both the directions will remain cancelled between Titilagarh and Muniguda.
04. 18005 Howrah- Jagadalpur Samaleswari Express will run up to Titilagarh and return back to Howrah as 18006 Samaleswari Express from Titilagarh to Howrah.
05. 18437 Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Road express from Bhubaneswar on 06.08.2019 & 07.08.2019 will run up to Rayagada and cancelled between Rayagada and Junagarh Road. In the return direction, 18438 will originate from Rayagada instead of Junagarh Road on 07.08.2019 & 08.08.2019. Services of this train remain cancelled between Rayagada & Junagarh Road from both the directions.
06. 18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand Express from Bhubaneswar on 06.08.2019 has been short terminated at Sikripai Station and remain cancelled from Sikripai to Jagadalpur.
07. 18448 Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express from Jagadalpur today (07.08.2019) will originate from Rayagada instead of Jagadalpur and remain cancelled from Jagadalpur to Rayagada.
08. 58538 Visakhapatnam-Koraput Passenger from Visakhapatnam today will run up to Rayagada and will return as 58537 Koraput-Visakhapatnam passenger from Rayagada to Visakhapatnam.
09. 58537 Koraput-Visakhapatnam passenger from Koraput today will run up to Tikiri and returned back to Koraput as passenger special. Services of 58538/58537 Visakhapatnam-Koraput-Visakhapatnam passenger remain cancelled between Rayagada and Tikiri from both the directions.
18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand Express from Bhubaneswar today (07.08.2019) will leave at 2300hrs (11.00p.m.) instead of 1935hrs (07.35p.m) due to late running of connecting train.
Help desk numbers for information regarding diversion of trains are, Sambalpur: 9437386759; Titlagarh: 8455892831 & 9437386693.