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Over 50 trains cancelled in Andhra Pradesh ahead of Cyclone Pethai

The trains which have been cancelled are-The Visakhapatnam-Guntur Simhadri Express, Guntur-Visakhapatnam Simhadri Express, Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada Ratnachal Express, Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam Ratnachal Express, Narsapur-Nidadavolu Link Express and Nidadavolu-Narsapur Link Express.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 17 Dec 2018 7:59 AM GMT

Over 50 trains cancelled in Andhra Pradesh ahead of Cyclone Pethai
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Hyderabad: Over 5o trains has been cancelled by the South Central Railway in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai

The cyclone is all set to hit the coast near Kakinada on Monday afternoon.

Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure.

The trains which have been cancelled are-The Visakhapatnam-Guntur Simhadri Express, Guntur-Visakhapatnam Simhadri Express, Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada Ratnachal Express, Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam Ratnachal Express, Narsapur-Nidadavolu Link Express and Nidadavolu-Narsapur Link Express.

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Passenger trains between Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Guntur and Bhimavaram were also cancelled.

Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) passenger trains between Vijayawada and destinations like Rajahmundry, Kakinada Port, Tenali, Bhimavaram, Guntur and Machilipatnam, MEMU trains between Rajahmundry and Visakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam and Kakinada Port, Tenali and Guntur, Visakhapatnam and Rajahmundry, Rajahmundry and Bhimavaram, Bhimavaram and Nidadavolu, Rajahmundry and Narsapur and Narasapur and Guntur were also cancelled.

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The other cancelled trains include Kakinada Port-Kotipalli Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) passenger, Kotipalli-Kakinada Port DMU passenger, Machilipatnam-Gudivada, Bhimavaram-Rajahmundry, Nidadavolu-Bhimavaram, Ongole-Guntur passenger trains.

Helplines were opened at Vijayawada, Guntur and Guntakal station for round-the-clock monitoring of the situation.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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