Due to derailment of two coaches of 18422 Ajmer-Puri Express between Boinda & Jarapada stations in Angul-Sambalpur Railway Section of Sambalpur Division at about 1420hrs today, some of the trains will be diverted, short terminated and cancelled today.
The Ajmer-Puri Express left the spot at 1635hrs towards Puri after detachment of the affected coaches. The passengers of the affected coaches have been carried by other coaches of the train. There is no casualty or injury to anybody.
18106 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Inter City Express will run via Jakhapura and Jaroli towards Rourkela.
18425 Puri-Durg Express scheduled to leave Puri today will run via Vizianagaram and Rayagada instead of its scheduled path.
12894 Bolangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express will be short terminated at Sambalpur and will remain cancelled between Sambalpur and Bhubaneswar today.
Similarly, 58131 Rourkela-Puri passenger will be short terminated at Rairakhol and will remain cancelled between Rairakhol and Puri.
18304 Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Express scheduled to leave Puri today will remain cancelled.
East Coast Railway authorities have ordered a high-level enquiry to go into the cause of the derailment. The report of the enquiry committee is expected to be available within seven days.
RELIEF & RESTORATION MEASURES
Railway authorities, under the headship of Divisional Railway Manager Sambalpur, Shri Debaraj Panda, reached the spot with Relief and Rescue teams. The passengers of the two affected coaches were shifted to the other unaffected coaches and the train dispatched from the spot on priority. Though Railway MedicalTeam reached the site with full preparedness, no medical attention was required due to no injuries reported.
(J. P. Mishra)
Chief Public Relations Officer
A.The following measures have been taken for cyclone management:
(i)Measures have been taken to sanitize section between Bhadrak – Palasa by 12.30 hrs of date so that there will be no train running over the section during cyclone.
(ii)No trains from adjoining railways will be received after 10.30 hrs.
(iii)For Controlling/Regulation of trains 25 controlling stations are functional with local emergency control comprising of officers/supervisors and staff of different departments round the clock for management of emergent situation. Arrangement of food, drinking water, medical facility, relief and rescue operation at these stations have been made. Diesel powers are positioned at Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Paradeep, Puri, Dhenkanal, Talcher, Visakhapatnam for opening communication/section clearance. For drinking water Sintex water tanks of 2000 ltr capacity have been made available and 06 nos of BTPN wagons with water have been positioned at Palasa.
(iv)Accident Relief Train/Accident Relief Medical Equipments are kept ready at their base stations except Kantabanji which is positioned at Brahmapur. Tower wagons are kept ready at the respective locations equipped with power saw.
(v)Power cars have been positioned at Brahgmapur, Palasa, Khurda Road & Bhadrak. Diesel Generator sets have been positioned at all the 25 controlling stations for lighting and signaling purposes.
(vi)One coach each has been placed at the controlling stations for shelter.
(vii) Emergency stores items like – Tarpaulins, blankets, bedsheets, GI wires, gloves, Keroseneoil, torch, bleaching powder etc. have been supplied at the controlling stations by road and QT van.
(viii)Satellite phones have been provided and functional at Zonal HQ, Visakhapatnam, Khurda Road, Bhadrak, Paradeep, Balugaon and Brahmapur.
(ix)Engineering materials for relief and rescue operation have been loaded and kept ready to meet emergent requirement.
B.Cancellation/Short termination/Diversion of trains due to Cyclone.
The following trains are to be cancelled/short terminated/diverted due to Cyclone.
I.Cancellation of trains:
1.22811 – Bhubaneswar-New Delhi (Rajdhani ExP) leaving Bhubaneswar on 12.10.13.
2.22805 – Bhubaneswar-New Delhi S/F Exp via Sambalpur-Rourkela on 12.10.13
3.18425 – PURI-DURG leaving Puri on 12.10.13.
4.18426 – DURG-PURI leaving DURG on 12.10.13.
5.18452 – PURI-Hatia leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
6.18451 – Hatia-PURI leaving Hatia on 12.10.13.
7.18477 – PURI –Haridwar Utkal leaving Puri on 12.10.13.
8.12801 – PURI-NDLS Purusottam leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
9.15643 – PURI-Kamakhya leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
10.18410 – PURI-Howrah leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
11.12838 – PURI-Howrah leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
12.22890 – PURI –DGH leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
13.12843 – PURI-Ahmedabad leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
14.22202 – PURI- Sealdah (Duranto) leaving PURI on 12.10.13.
15.17481 – Bilaspur-Tirupati leaving Bilaspur on 12.10.13.
16.18418 – Bhubaneswar-Rourkela leaving Bhubaneswar on 12.10.13.
17.18411/18412- Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam-Bhubaneswar Inter City on 12.10.13.
18.22879 – Bhubaneswar-Tirupati leaving Bhubaneswar on 12.10.13.
19.17015 – Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad (Visakha Exp) leaving Bhubaneswar on 12.10.13.
20.12073 – Howrah-Bhubaneswar (Jan Shatabdi) leaving HWH on 12.10.13.
21.12277 – Howrah-PURI (Shatabdi Exp) on 12.10.13.
22.18437 Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna & 18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand leaving Bhubaneswar on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
23.18438 Bhawanipatna-Bhubaneswar leaving Bhawanipatna on 12.10.13 and 18448 Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Exp leaving Jagadalpur on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
24.12815 – PURI-NDLS leaving PURI on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
25.12822 – PURI-Howrah Dhauli Exp leaving Puri on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
26.18106 – Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Exp leaving Bhubaneswar on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
27.18304 Sambalpur-PURI-Sambalpur on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
28.12893/12894 Bhubaneswar-Bolangir-Bhubaneswar on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
1.17016 Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar left Secunderabad on 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Vizianagaram.
2.17480 TirupatiY-PURI left Tirupati on 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Palasa.
3.18048 Vasco-da-gama-Howrah left Vasco-da-gama on 11.10.13 will be short-teminated at Visakhapatnam.
4.18464 Bangalore-Bhubaneswar left Bangalore on 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Visakhapatnam.
5.12829 Chennai-Bhubaneswar left Chennai on 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Visakhapatnam.
III.Diversion of Trains:
1.12840 Chennai-Howrah Mail left Chennai on 11.10.13 will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
2.12508 Guwahati-Trivandrum now on run will be diverted via Angul, Sambalpur, Titlagarh and Raipur.
3.12664 Trichirapalli-Howrah will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
4.12864 Yesvantpur-Howrah will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
5.12509 Bangalore-Guwahati will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
6.12842 – Chennai-Howrah Coromandal Exp will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
7.12703 – Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma left Howrah on 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
8.12245 – Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto left Howrah on 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
9.22612 –New Jalpaigudi-Chennai left New Jalpaigudi- on 11.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
10.22614 – Haldia-Chennai left Haldia on 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
11.18645 – Howrah-Hyderabad East Coast leaving Howrah on 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
12.13351 – Dhanbad-Alleppey on 12.10.13 will be diverted via Jharsuguda, Raipur, Nagpur, Ballarsah.
13.18637 – Hatia-Yesvantpur on 12.10.13 will be diverted via Jharsuguda, Raipur, Nagpur, Ballarsah.
IV.All Mail/Exp,Pass Trains & SPL trains running over ECoR on 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
(J. P. Mishra)
Chief Public Relations Officer
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