Train services resumed partially between Nagpur and Mumbai after nearly three days. Sewagram Express, Duranto SF express and Nandigram Express, which were cancelled following incessant rains, were resumed from Nagpur railway station on Tuesday. The return trains from Mumbai too are likely to start from Wednesday.
On Sunday and Monday, the train service between Nagpur and Mumbai had come to an abrupt halt due to waterlogged railway tracks in Mumbai. Passengers have breathed a sigh of relief after some trains were started between the two stations. Sources said, the situation is likely to become fully normal in the next 24 hours if rains halt in Mumbai.
Currently, some trains are cancelled. Railways informed that train number 11046 Dhanbad-Kolhapur Deekshabhoomi Express, 11201 LTT-Ajni, 12139 Mumbai-Nagpur Sevagram Express, 12262 Howrah-Mumbai Duronto, 12289 Mumbai-Nagpur Duronto, 12880 Bhubaneswar-LTT, 17609 Patna-Purna Express, 22848 LTT Visakhapatnam, 22866 Puri-LTT Express, 12146 Puri-LTT Express, 12101 LTT-Howrah Express, 19317 Indore-Puri Humsafar Express were cancelled on Tuesday. Similarly, 19318 Puri-Indore Humsafar Express and 12879 LTT-Bhubaneswar Express would remain cancelled on Wednesday while 22865 LTT-Puri Express will remain canceled on August 8.
The railway administration has regretted the inconvenience caused to the passengers. Special booths have been set-up for refunds at Nagpur and Wardha railway stations.
A special support room has been set up at Nagpur railway station to give information about trains to passengers.
Meanwhile, passengers have increased in Nagpur-Mumbai flights due to heavy rains in Mumbai. On Monday, over booking was reported in an IndiGo flight. Usually in rainy season, passengers do not prefer travel by air. But for the last three days, Nagpur-Mumbai flight has been flying with capacity full passengers because of disrupted train services.
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