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Landslide, heavy rainfall disrupt Bengaluru-Mangaluru train services


Team Udayavani, Jul 21, 2019, 11:21 AM IST

Mangaluru: Following incessant rains caused landslips, covering the railway track near Sirivagilu, the train services between Bengaluru-Mangaluru are suspended on July 21 and 22.

South Western Railway (SWR) has cancelled day train services on Sunday and Monday. Meanwhile, the night trains have been diverted and will run via Salem and Palakkad.

Incessant rainfall on the Sakleshpur-Subramanya Road Ghat section and loose soil, rocks are blocking the tracks, stated a press release from SWR.

Railway track landslide 2

Besides, there is a huge boulder which poses danger for the train services and needs to be blasted. The railway staffs have begun the work to clear the soil and rocks on the track.

Cancelled/diverted trains

Train No 16575 Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction, Gomateshwara Tri-weekly Express is cancelled on Sunday. Train No 16576 Mangaluru Junction-Yeshwantpur tri-weekly Gomateshwara Express is cancelled on Monday.

Train No 16513 Bengaluru-Karwar overnight express journey commencing on Saturday would be short-terminated at Mangaluru Central and cancelled between Mangaluru Central and Karwar.

Train No 16514 Karwar-Bengaluru overnight express is cancelled between Karwar and Mangaluru Central on Sunday while it will run between Mangaluru Central and Bengaluru.

Train No 16511/16513 Bengaluru- Kannur/Karwar overnight express journey commencing on Saturday would run via Jolarpettai, Salem, Palakkad and Shoranur Junction instead of via Shravanabelagola, Hassan, Sakleshpur and Mangaluru.

Train No 16518/16524 Kannur/Karwar-Bengaluru overnight express journey commencing on Saturday would run via Shoranur Jn., Palakkad, Salem and Jolarpettai instead of via Mangaluru, Sakleshpura, Hassan and Mysuru.

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