Published On : Sat, Aug 24th, 2013
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Train traffic crippled in North-South directions, trains running late as the bridge swept away

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Nagpur News:

Several Up and Down trains in the North and South directions have been running very late as a bridge between and Nagpur and Itarsi Sections of Central Railway was swept away partially due to heavy rains in the area on Friday (August 23). Apart from the bridge over Machna River, gravels (Gitti) under the rail track up to 30 meters, 15 sleepers and an OHE pole have been completely washed away by the flooded water of the river. Only one track is safe and the Up and Down trains are being run on the track. The Divisional Railway Manager, Nagpur Division,  Brujesh Dixit and other top officials have reached the spot and the restoration work is going on warfooting. More than 500 labourers have been pressed into the restoration operation, a Central Railway press release said.



Following trains are running late on 24-08-13:


1) 12808        Nizamuddin-Vishakhapattnam Samata Express ——————–(1.00 hour)

2) 12626        New Delhi-Trivandrum Kerala Express ——————————-(10 hours)

3) 12160        Jabalpur-Amravati Express ———————————————(8.35 hours)

4) 12406        Nizamuddin-Bhusawal Gondwana Express ————————–(6.10 hours)

5) 12724        New Delhi-Hyderabad AP Express ————————————-(6.20 hours)

6) 12430        Nizamuddin-Bangalore Rajdhani Express —————————-(4.35 hours)

7) 16688        Jammutavi-Tirunelvelli Navyug Express —————————–(5.25 hours)

8) 12792        Patna-Secunderabad Express ——————————————–(4.45 hours)

9) 12616        New Delhi-Chennai Express GT Express ——————————(4.20 hours)

10) 12968        Jaipur-Chennai Express —————————————————(3.30 hours)

11) 12969        Coimbatore-Jaipur Express ———————————————–(4.50 hours)

12) 12622         New-Delhi-Chennai Tamilnadu Express  —————————–(3.00 hours)

13) 12540         Lucknow-Yashwantpur Express  —————————————-(2.15 hours)

14) 12722         Nizamuddin-Hyderabad Dakshin Express —————————-(1.30 hours)

15) 12296         Patna-Bangalore Sanghamitra Express ——————————-(2.30 hours)

Following helpline number have been opened at Nagpur, Baitul and Wardha stations for information and facilities for passengers:

1) Nagpur             0712-2564343

2) Wardha            07152-454167

3) Baitul                07141-234930