Rain Affects Train Service In Western Odisha

Bhubaneswar : The train services in western Odisha has been affected following past 24 hours’ heavy rain prompting the railway authorities either to cancel or to partially cancel the services in Sambalpur rail division on Tuesday.

Due to water flowing over track at many locations over track between Deogaon Road – Bargarh, Loisinga-Bolangir and  in Barpalli –Dnguripalli Stations in Sambalpur – Titilagarh Railway Section, train services have been suspended temporarily in view of safety of trains and passengers. Train services will resume when water level recedes, said railway officials.

As the rain water is flowing above the tracks, these measures have been initiated. It’s still raining heavily in Titlagarh area. There will thorough inspection of tracks after rain spell recedes. Then decision regarding resumption of services will be taken, added the officials.