Monsoon woes – rains disrupt railway traffic between Nagpur and Wardha

Nagpur: In view of heavy rains, railway traffic have been disrupted between Sindi and Tuljapur stations on the Nagpur-Wardha section of Central Railway.

Ballast under the tracks and a minor bridge were washed away completely along the stretch which received heavy rainfall yesterday, leading to cancellation of ten mail and passenger trains, CR sources said.

These trains are: Nagpur-Mumbai Nandigram Express, Amravati-Ajni Intercity Express, Nagpur-Amravati Passenger, Mumbai-Nagpur Duronto Express, Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express, Nagpur-Mumbai Sewagram Express, Nagpur-Pune Express, Mumbai-Nagpur Sewagram express, Mumbai-Nagpur Express and Pune-Nagpur Garibrath Express.

More than 300 workers are engaged in restoration work on a war footing, the sources said, adding that south and north bound super-fast trains were diverted via Itarsi, Khandwa and Bhusawal.