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Monsoon hits train, bus travel on Shiradi route

NYOOOZ 2018-08-10 05:30:00

Monsoon hits train, bus travel on Shiradi route

  • By TOI
  • | Friday | 10th August, 2018


Heavy rain lashing Shiradi Ghat region since late Wednesday resulted in the newly opened stretch of Shiradi Ghat getting waterlogged, posing problems to vehicular traffic. The railways arranged buses for 446 stranded passengers to reach their respective destinations. MANGALURU: After a lull of more than 10 days, an invigorated monsoon wreaked havoc on road and rail transport from this coastal city to Bengaluru. In addition, railways hired 10 buses to transport the remaining passengers. Landslips at multiple places, with boulders falling on the track, resulted in disruption of train services.Due to incessant rain in the ghat section in the past couple of days, landslides were reported at multiple places, resulting in regulation/cancellation of passenger train services from August 8.

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