Konkan Rail Route Disrupted After River Overflows Due To Heavy Rain

Konkan Rail Route Disrupted After River Overflows Due To Heavy Rain

Konkan Rail Route Disrupted After River Overflows Due To Heavy Rain

This is the second disruption on the Konkan Railway route in the previous couple of days. (File)

Mumbai:

Train providers on the Konkan Railway route in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri district have been suspended on Thursday morning after a river overflowed following heavy rains within the space, an official stated.

“Eight trains have been regulated because of the disruption of the route,” Konkan Railway Corporation Limited’s Deputy General Manager (Public Relations) Baban Ghatge advised PTI.

Regulating trains means they’ve been both rerouted, short-terminated or canceled.

Water degree on the Vashishti river bridge between Chiplun and Kamathe stations in Ratnagiri has risen above the hazard mark after the heavy downpour, the official stated.

“In view of the security of passengers, practice providers on this part are suspended quickly,” he stated.

This is the second disruption on the Konkan Railway route in the previous couple of days.

On July 19, practice providers on the route have been suspended for a day attributable to seepage of water within the Old Goa tunnel close to Panaji.

The Konkan Railway has a 756-km-long monitor from Roha close to Mumbai to Thokur, situated near Mangaluru.

The route, unfold throughout three states- Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka – is likely one of the difficult terrains, because it consists of many rivers, gorges and mountains.

On Thursday, practice providers of the Central Railway within the Kasara Ghat part of Maharashtra’s Thane district and close to Lonavala hill city in Pune district adjoining Mumbai have been additionally severely affected after heavy rains brought about flooding, washing out of tracks, boulder crashes and mudslides in that area , officers stated.

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