Bhubaneswar: In view of the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’, the East Coast Railways (ECoR) has decided to suspend train services between Khurda Road and Vizianagaram from both the directions from 10 pm on Wednesday.
Up trains from Howrah/Kharagpur side will not be allowed from Bhadrak after 5.15 pm on Wednesday. Similarly, down trains from Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam side will not be allowed to run from Duvvada (Visakhapatnam) after 6.40 pm.
Long distance trains supposed to pass through ECoR jurisdiction between Khurda Road and Vizianagaram may be diverted via Nagpur–Balharshah-Vijayawada directions, if feasible. Some trains may be cancelled or may be cancelled partially according to the situation.
No movement of passenger trains will take place between Khurda Road and Vizianagaram section after 10 pm, till further notice.
Trains cancelled on 11.10.18:
18463 Bhubaneswar Bangalore Prashanti Express
12830 Bhubaneswar Chennai Express
12773 Shamilar Secundrabad AC Express (10.10.18)
17015 Bhubaneswar Secundrabad Vishaka Express cancelled between Bhubaneswar & Vizag.
11020 Bhubaneswar Mumbai Konark Express cancelled between Bhubaneswar & Vizag.
17479 Puri Tirupati Express cancelled between Bhubaneswar & Vizag.
58428 Gunupur-Puri Passenger from Gunupur on 10.10.2018
58301/58302 Sambalpur-Koraput-Sambalpur Passenger on 11 & 12.10.2018
58303/58304 Sambalpur-Junagarh Road-Sambalpur Passenger on 11 & 12.10.2018
58528/58527 Visakhapatnam-Raipur-Visakhapatnam Passenger on 11 & 12.10.2018
58131/58132 Rourkela-Puri-Rourkela on 11 & 12.10.2018
11019 Konark Express (09.10.18) will be terminated at Vizag and will run as 11020 from Vizag to Mumbai (CSTM) on 11.10.18.
17480 Tirupati Puri Express (10.10.18) will be terminated at Vizag and will run as 17479 from Vizag to Tirupati on 11.10.18.
17016 Vishaka Express (10.10.18) will be terminated at Vizag and will run as 17015 from Vizag to Secundrabad on 11.10.18.
12254 Bhagalpur-Yesvantpur Anga Express (10.10.18) will be short terminated.
12516 Silchar-Trivandrum Express (10.10.18) will be short terminated at Howrah.
58531/58532 Palasa-Visakhapatnam-Palasa Passenger on 10.10.18 and 11.10.18 will be partially cancelled at Vizianagaram.
22842 Chennai Santragachi Antyodaya Express (10.10.18) to be diverted via VZM-TIG-SBP-JSG-TATA-KGP.
12842 Coromandel Express (10.10.18) will be diverted via VZM-TIG-SBP-JSG-TATA-KGP.
12507 Trivandrum Silchar Express (09.10.18) will be diverted via VZM-TIG-SBP-JSG-ASN-DGR-RPH.
18646 East Coast Express (10.10.18) will be diverted via KZJ-BPQ-NGP-BSP-JSG-TATA-KGP.
22611 Chennai-New Jalpaiguri Express from Chennai on 10.10.2018 will be diverted via Kazipet-Balharshah-Nagpur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Tata—Kharagpur
22864 Yesvantpur-Howrah Express from Yesvantpur on 10.10.2018 will be diverted via Kazipet-Balharshah-Nagpur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Tata—Kharagpur
22604 Villupuram-Kharagpur Express from Villupuram on 10.10.2018 will be diverted via Kazipet-Balharshah-Nagpur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Tata—Kharagpur
12868 Puducherry-Howrah Express from Puduchery on 10.10.2018 will be diverted via Kazipet-Balharshah-Nagpur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Tata—Kharagpur
18448/18438 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur/Junagarh Express on 10.10.2018 diverted via Rayagada/Lanjigarh-Titlagarh-Sambalpur
12504 Agartala-Bangalore Cant Express from Agartala on 09.10.2018 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Jharsuguda-Sambalpur_Titlagarh-Vizianagaram
12704 Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknuma Express from Secunderabad on 10.10.2018 will run via Kazipet-Balharshah-Nagpur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Tata-Kharagpur.
12504 Agartala-Bangalore Cant Express now at Howrah will run via Kharagpur-Rourkela-Jharsuguda-Sambalpur-Rayagada-Vizianagaram.
12841 Howrah-Chennai Coromandal Express from Howrah on 10.10.2018 will run via Kharagpur-Rourkela-Jharsuguda-Sambalpur-Rayagada-Vizianagaram.
22831 Howrah-SSPN Express from Howrah on 10.10.2018 will run via Kharagpur-Rourkela-Jharsuguda-Sambalpur-Rayagada-Vizianagaram.
12863 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express from Howrah on 10.10.2018 will run via Kharagpur-Rourkela-Jharsuguda-Sambalpur-Rayagada-Vizianagaram.
22643 Ernakulam-Patna Express from Ernakulam on 09.10.2018 will run via Vizianagaram_Titlagarh-Sambalpur-Jharsuguda-Tata-Kharagpur
20813 Puri-Jodhpur Express from Puri will leave at 7.45 pm instead of 5.55 pm
18405 Puri-Ahmedabad Express from Puri will leave at 9.25 pm instead of 6.20
18425 Puri-Durg Express from Puri will leave at 11.30 pm instead of 6.30 pm
12882 Puri-Howrah Garib Rath Express scheduled to leave Puri at 10.10 am on Thursday will leave at 5 am on Thursday.
12839 Howrah-Chennai Mail from Howrah on 10.10.2018 will leave at 0800hrs on 11.10.2018.
12660 Shalimar-Trivandrum Express from Shalimar on 10.10.2018 will leave at 0815hrs on 11.10.2018.
E-tickets will auto refunded if the train is fully cancelled. If the train is diverted or short terminated, TDR is needed to be filed online. For tickets booked at the counter, a TDR will be issued with three days for trains cancelled and a refund can be requested within 10 days from the date of commencement.
ECoR has taken steps to ensure uninterrupted communication between stations and has kept diesel engines on stand-by in case overhead electricity wires are affected. Wagons filled with sand, quarry dust are also on standby in case track wash-outs.
ECoR has asked passengers to wait for the next bulletin for further updates. Cyclone Titli is expected to make landfall on Odisha coast early on Thursday morning.
Helpline numbers: 8455885936, 06742301525, 06742301625.