Change in train services due to mudslide near Mangaluru
Updated: 5.15 pm
Mangaluru, July 16, 2021: Due to mudslide between Padil and Kulasekara Railway stations in Mangaluru Junction – Thokur section at 10.40 am today, train traffic towards and from Konkan Railway has been affected.
Southern Railway officials said efforts are on to restore the train services early.
The following are the changes in train services due to the Landslide.
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Train No. 02620 Mangaluru Central – Lokmanya Tilak Matsyagandha Express scheduled to leave at 12.40 pm today was cancelled.
Train no. 06586 Karwar – KSR Bengaluru Daily Special dated 16/07/2021 is Fully Cancelled.
Passengers bound from Mangaluru Central of Train No 02620 Mangaluru Central- Lokmanya Tilak (T) Daily special are being road bridged to Surathkal to board Train no 01134 Mangaluru Jn-Mumbai CSMT Special Express Surathkal.
Short termination/ Departure of train from Surathkal
Train No 01133 Mumbai CSMT – Mangaluru Junction Express Special has been terminated at Surathkal today and the pairing service of Train No. 01134 Mangaluru Junction – Mumbai CMST Express is scheduled to leave Surathkal at 5.18 pm today.
Train No 01134 Mangaluru Junction-Mumbai CSMT dated July 16 is partially cancelled between Mangaluru Jn and Surathkal station and will start from Surathkal Station on scheduled time.Train No. 09331 Kochuveli – Indore Express Special scheduled to leave Kochuveli on 16.07.2021 (today) is diverted via Palakkad, Erode , Salem, Wadi, Kalayan and Vasundhara .
Train No 06097 Kochuveli – Yog Nagari Rishikesh Express Special scheduled Kochuveli on 16.07.2021 is diverted via Padil, Hassan and Madgaon
Train No. 02618 Nizamuddin – Eranakulam Junction Mangala Lakshadweep Express Special scheduled to arrive Mangaluru Junction on 17.07.2021 early hours has been diverted via. Madgaon , Hubballi , Hassan and Mangaluru Junction.
Train No 02617 Ernakulam Junction – Nizamuddin Mangala Lakshadweep Express Special scheduled to leave Ernakulam Junction on July 16 (Today) is diverted.
The train will now move via Shoranur Junction , Palakkad , Erode , Salem , Jolarpettai , Renigunta, Ballharsha , Jujharpur Cabin Railway Station and Itarsi instead of Kozhikode, Mangaluru Junction , Madgaon, Panvel and Kalyan.
Rescheduling of train service
Train No.06338 Ernakulam Junction – Okha Express Special Scheduled to leave Ernakulam Junction on 16.07.2021 (today ) at 20.25 hrs. is rescheduled to leave Ernakulam Junction at 22.25 hrs on 16.07.2021( today).
Bus services arranged for passengers
The passengers of Matsyagandha express were accommodated in Mangalore Jn – Lokmanya Tilak express which started from Suratkal through road bridging.
For the the passengers of Train no.01133 Mumbai CSMT – Mangaluru Junction Express Special (nearly 100 Passengers), Train No.06071 Dadar – Tirunelveli Express Special (nearly 500 passengers) and Train No.06333 Veraval – Thiruvananthapuram Express Special (nearly 600 passengers) Buses are arranged to reach Mangaluru.
For the passengers of Dadar – Tirunelveli & Veraval – Thiruvananthapuram a special train has been planned from Mangaluru Central. On completion of the road bridging the train will leave from Mangaluru Central. For the passengers of Dadar – Tirunelveli Express, a special train is arranged from Shoranur Jn.
Special Help desks are organised at Mangalore Central, Kannur, Kozhikode and Shoranur Jn to guide the passengers. Special teams are nominated to work at these help desks.
- Train no 06071 Dadar-Tirunelveli Weekly special was regulated between Udupi and Thokur section for 4 hours.
- Train no 06333 Veraval-Thiruvananthapuram Central Weekly special was regulated between Kumta and Thokur section for 4 hours, according to Konkan Railway CPRO L K Verma.
Mudslide on railway track near Mangaluru
Filed at 12.30 pm
Mangaluru, July 16, 2021: Incessant rain in Mangaluru and nearby areas has resulted in a mudslide on the railway track on Friday afternoon.
Sources said the mudslide happened around 10.40 am. Heaps of mud have fallen on the track at Kulashekara near Mangaluru. The place comes under the Palghat Division of Southern Railway.
It is situated between Thokur and Mangaluru Junction railway station. As a result, the train moving towards North from Mangaluru may be rescheduled or canceled.
As the clearance of track is likely to take some time, the Southern Railway and the Konkan Railway have to decide on cancellation or rescheduling of trains.
The Matsyagandha Express (02620) to Mumbai is scheduled to leave Mangaluru at 12.40 pm. Dadar-Tirunelveli is scheduled to reach Mangaluru at 2.05 pm. It has now crossed Udupi.