Trains cancelled, diverted owing to May 17 block

NAGPUR: A rail traffic block will be implemented between Kalamna and Kanhan stations under Nagpur Division of South East Central Railway (SECR) on May 17. The 12-hour block from 6am to 6pm will be to carry out automatic signaling system work.

There will be some changes in the schedule and routes of express and passenger trains passing through the route. The trains cancelled for the day are 68714 Itwari-Gondia local, 58814/3 Itwari-Ramtek-Itwari and 68715/6 Gondia-Itwari-Gondia.

Similarly, some trains will be diverted. These include train number 18029 LTT-Shalimar Express and train number 11040 Kolhapur-Gondia Express via Nagpur will be run from Kalamna and will not be passing through Itwari.

The block will also result in some trains being terminated before their designated stations. Train 68713 Dongargarh-Itwari passenger, 68714 Itwari-Gondia passenger and 68744 Itwari-Durg local will be terminated and started from Salwa station. There will be no service between Itwari and Salwa stations.

Train number 58816 Tirodi-Itwari local and 58815 Itwari-Tirodi local will be terminated and begun at Tumsar and no service will be available between Tumsar and Itwari.