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Landslides near Yedakumeri delay trains

Landslides near Yedakumeri delay trains

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 9, 2015 :  Landslide near Yedakumeri between Sakleshpur and Subrahmanya Road railway stations delayed not only the Bengaluru-Kannur/Karwar Express July 8, but also the Kannur/Karwar-Bengaluru express in the night.   Departure of train nos. 16518/16524 was delayed by four hours from Mangalore Central, and the trains expected to leave only at around 1 a.m., instead of the scheduled 8.55 p.m.

Landslides delaye  train near Yedakumeri

While the Kannur-Bengaluru express reached Mangalore Central at the scheduled time, the Karwar-Bengaluru Express left Karwar only at 7.07 p.m., with its scheduled departure being 2.55 p.m.   The delay was because of its late arrival at Karwar, said a spokesperson of Southern Railway’s Palakkad Division.

Train nos. 16517/16523, Bengaluru-Kannur/Karwar Express arrived at Mangalore Central about three hours late on July 8 morning.   Train no. 16523 thus reached Karwar about four hours late, resulting in its delayed departure from the station.

The Karwar-Bengaluru Express was at Bijur station, at 9.48 p.m., as per information available on the Indian Railways’ National Train Enquiry System.

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shahid, sagar Thu, July-9-2015, 2:30
Railway Department should change the route in order to avoid danger.People should co-operate with the railway dept for delayed timings in monsoon.
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