Several trains cancelled, rescheduled

VISAKHAPATNAM, JUNE 1. Due to derailment of a goods train bound for Koraput between Tikiri and Rauli stations on the Koraput-Rayagada single line section in Walair Division on Tuesday afternoon, trains to and from Koraput have been either cancelled or rescheduled.

According to a release of East Coast Railway here, train no: 8448, Koraput-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express scheduled to leave on Tuesday evening and train no: 8447, Bhubaneswar-Koraput Hirakhand Express leaving Bhubaneswar on Wednesday night, were cancelled between Koraput and Bhubaneswar.

Also, train no: 8005, Howrah-Rayagada-Koraput Samaleswari Express towards Koraput on Tuesday night was terminated at Rayagada and was cancelled between Rayagada and Koraput section on Tuesday.

Train no: 8006, Koraput-Rayagada-Howrah Samaleswari Express scheduled to leave Koraput in the early hours of Wednesday is cancelled between Koraput and Rayagada and will run from Rayagada to Howrah on Wednesday.

Train no: 242, Koraput-Rayagada Passenger leaving Koraput on Wednesday morning stands cancelled.