KARNATAKA

Landslide at Dudhsagar yard disrupts train services

Boulders fallen on the railway track at Dudhsagar yard on the Karnataka-Goa border in Castle Rock-Kulem section on Tuesday.Special Arrangement

Boulders fallen on the railway track at Dudhsagar yard on the Karnataka-Goa border in Castle Rock-Kulem section on Tuesday.Special Arrangement  

Landslide at Dudhsagar yard on the Karnataka-Goa border on Tuesday afternoon resulted in cancellation and diversion of various trains.

The landslide occurred on the Castle Rock-Kulem section (known as Braganza Ghat section) on Tuesday. Huge boulders have now fallen on the railway track obstructing train movement.

The railway relief team is overseeing the restoration efforts. According to a release issued by the SWR, the railway track is likely to be restored for traffic after 9.30 p.m.

Cancelled/diverted

Train No. 17305 Hubballi-Hazrat Nizamuddin Link Express Journey scheduled to depart from Hubballi on Tuesday was cancelled.

Train No. 02779 Vasco da Gama-KSR Bengaluru Express Journey on Tuesday from Vasco da Gama was partially cancelled between Vasco Da gama and Hubballi. Train No. 12779, Vasco da Gama-Hazrat Nizamuddin Express Journey was diverted to run via Madgaon, Majorda, Kudal, Sawantwadi Road Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Khed, Roha, Panvel, Kalyan Jn, Igatpuri and Manmad Jn instead of Kulem, Castlerock, Londa, Miraj and Satara.

Train No. 06948 Hubballi-Vasco da Gama Link Express slip coaches (11048/12780) commencing from Hubballi on Tuesday was also cancelled following the landslip.

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