Due to heavy rain causing flood situation in Rayagada District of Odisha, Railway Bridge Number 585 between Theruvali & Singapur Road Railway Stations in Titilagarh-Rayagada Railway Section washed out at about 1105hrs today. Alert Gangman stopped the approached Goods Train which was supposed to pass on this bridge and averted the accident.
Senior officers have rushed to site. Materials being sent and on way to the site. Flood waters yet to recede. Work will start on receding of flood water. Strict watch on the situation. Emergency Control rooms opened at Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur/Khurda Road/Visakhapatnam. All DRMs personally monitoring the situation. Principal Chief Engineer of Railways has already advised Local Divisions to put in all available resources to restore traffic early. General Manager Shri Umesh Singh enquired about the flood position and advised restoration on high priority. Men and materials from neighbouring Divisions will be marshalled quickly for this unprecedented situation, GM assured.
As a result, train services have been controlled, short terminated & cancelled today said in press releases of ECoR.
18006 Jagadalpur-Howrah Samaleswari Express, 22847 Visakhapatnam-LTT Express, 12756 Nanded-Sambalpur Express, 57271 Vijayawada-Rayagada Passenger, 12808 Nizamuddin-Visakhapatnam Samata Express,
18301 Sambalpur-Rayagada Express,12755 Sambalpur-Nanded Express,58527 Raipur-Visakhapatnam Passenger
18211 Durg-Jagadalpur Passenger leaving Durg today (16.07.2017), 18212 Jagadalpur-Durg Express scheduled to leave Jagadalkpur on 17.07.2017 (Monday).
18301 Sambalpur-Rayagada Express leaving Sambalpur today (16.07.2017) will run upto Muniguda and will return as 18302 Rayagada-Sambalpur Express from Muniguda to Sambalpur. Services of 18301/18302 Sambalpur-Rayagada-Sambalpur Express will remain cancelled between Muniguda & Rayagada from both the directions.
58527 Raipur-Visakhapatnam Passenger leaving Raipur on 16.07.2017 will be short terminated at Titilagarh.
18005 Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleswari Express left Howrah yesterday (15.07.2017) short terminated at Titilagarh and will return as 18006 Jagadalpur-Howrah Samaleswari Express from Titilagarh to Howrah on 16.07.2017.
18006 -Howrah Samaleswari Express left Jagadalpur today (16.07.2017) will run upto Rayagada and will return as 18005 Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleswari Express from Rayagada to Jagadalpur.
Services of 18005/18006 Howrah-Jagadalpur-Howrah Samaleswari Express will remain cancelled between Titilagarh & Rayagada today from both the directions.
58301 Sambalpur-Koraput Passenger left Sambalpur today (16.07.2017) will be short terminated at Lanjigarh Road.
58302 Koraput-Sambalpur Pasenger scheduled to leave Koraput tomorrow (17.07.2017) will originate from Lanjigarh Road instead of Koraput towards Sambalpur.
Services of 58301/58302 Sambalpur-Koraput-Sambalpur Passenger will remain cancelled between Lanjigarh Road & Koraput from both the directions.