Over 250 passengers onboard special train from Bhadrak

The Hindu Bureau

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Sunday, 4th June 2023
Page No. 11
Chennai Print Edition

Southern Railway had announced a special train to bring the stranded passengers back to Chennai. The train, from Bhadrak in Odisha, began its run on Saturday.

More than 250 passengers are on the train, which is expected to reach Dr. MGR Chennai Central Railway Station at 3 a.m. on Sunday, according to a press release.

For the family members of the victims to go to Bhadrak, a special train from Chennai departed (No.02840) on Saturday, Southern Railway said.

A number of trains were cancelled on Saturday. They were No.22877 Howrah-Ernakulam Antyodaya Express, leaving Howrah at 14.55 hours; No.12841 Shalimar-Dr. MGR Chennai Central Coromandel Express, leaving Shalimar at 15.20 hours; and No.12840 Dr. MGR Chennai Central-Howrah, leaving Chennai at 19.20 hours. No.12664 Tiruchi-Howrah, which left Tiruchi at 13.35 hours on Friday, was diverted through Vizianagaram, Titlagarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Tatanagar, Asanboni and Kharagpur. No.15630 Silghat Town-Tambaram Nagaon Express, which left Silghat at 10.10 hours on Friday, was diverted through Asansol, Chandil Songari, Rourkela, Jharsuguda and Cuttack.

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