Hyderabad, September 26: The South Central Railway (SCR) has cancelled 12 trains and short terminated, diverted or rescheduled few other trains in view of cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which is set to cross the Andhra-Odisha coast on Sunday. Bhubaneswar - Secunderabad, Bhubaneswar - Tirupati, Tirupati - Bhubaneswar, Puri - Chennai Central, Chennai Central - Puri, Sambalpur - H.S.Nanded, H.S.Nanded - Sambalpur, Rayagada - Guntur trains, scheduled to commence journey on Sunday and Monday, has been cancelled.
The authorities also announced cancellation of Bhubaneswar-KSR Bengaluru City, KSR Bengaluru City - Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar - Yesvantpur and Yesvantpur - Bhubaneswar trains. They also announced the diversion of the Puri-Okha train via Khurda Raod-Angul-Sambalpur-Titiagarh-Lakholi-Balharshah. Cyclone Gulab to Make Landfall Today, Met Department Issues Orange Alert For Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
New Tinsukia - KSR Bengaluru City, which commenced its journey on Friday, was diverted via Kharagpur-Jharsuguda-Balharshah. Howrah - Chennai Central, Howrah - Yesvantpur, Howrah - Vasco-da-Gama were also diverted via Kharagpur-Jharsuguda-Balharshah. Yesvantpur - Budge Budge train was diverted via Vizianagaram-Titlagarh-Asansol, and Kanniyakumari-Howrah train via Vizianagaram- Titlagarh- Jharsuguda-Kharagpur.
Chennai Central - Howrah was diverted via Vizianagaram-Titlagarh- Jharsuguda -Kharagpur. Guntur-Rayagada train, which commenced journey on Saturday, was short terminated at Visakhapatnam and partially cancelled between Visakhapatnam and Rayagada.
Bhubaneswar-Mumbai CSMT and Puri - Tirupati trains have been rescheduled. The authorities also announced regulation of 10 trains in South Eastern Railway, Central Railway and South Central Railway as per the situation
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