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Train services resume on Sakaleshpur-Subramanya Road Ghat section

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Mangaluru, August 25, 2019: South Western Railway reopened the passenger train services on Sakaleshpur-Subramanya Road Ghat section coming under Dakshina Kannada and Hassan districts from Sunday after a closre for nearly two weeks due to landslides in some parts following heavy rains in the Western ghats early this month.

sumbramanya ghat section

"The services on the section has been suspended due to landslips and soil erosion under rail track at several locations on the 55-kilometre stretch following record rainfall in the area early this month," a release by the South Western Railway stated.

"Senior Railway officials and a large section of the staff have worked day and night relentlessly in tough weather conditions to restore the track for the safe movement of passenger trains," it added.