Landslides in Hassan-Mangaluru: 10 trains cancelled till Aug 23

Landslides in Hassan-Mangaluru: 10 trains cancelled till Aug 23

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Bengaluru, Aug 10 : South Western Railway (SWR) today announced cancellation of 10 trains following landslides in Hassan-Mangaluru section till August 23. According to a SWR release here on Saturday the trains cancelled included Train No.16515 Yesvantpur-Karwar, Train No.16516 Karwar- Yesvantpur express,Train No.16511/16513 KSR Bengaluru to Kannur/Karwar express journey, Train No.16517/16523 KSR Bengaluru to Kannur/Karwar via Mysuru,Train No.16512/16514 Kannur/Karwar to KSR Bengaluru express,Train No 16518/16524 Kannur/Karwar to KSR Bengaluru via Mysuru, Train No.16575 Yesvantpur to Mangaluru Jn express,Train No 16576 Mangaluru Jn to Yesvantpur express, Train No.16585 Yesvantpur to Mangaluru Central express and Train No 16586 Yesvantpur to Mangaluru Central express.

In the past five days there have been 30 incidences of landslides/boulder and tree fallen between Hassan and Subramanya Road. In view of weather warning received from State Government for the next two days the Railway staff and labours from the ghat section have been evacuated and lodged at Subramanya Road Railway station till clearance is received from State Government to move the staff.UNI