Amaravati/Hyderabad, Oct 30 (Hydnow): As many as 33 trains have been canceled and six others rescheduled till now after the mishap in which two trains collided in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram leaving 13 persons dead, East Coast Railway officials informed today.
Biswajit Sahu, Chief Public Relations Official, East Coast Railway, Bhubaneshwar confirmed that a total of 33 trains have been canceled, 24 trains were diverted and 11 were partially canceled following the accident involving the collision between two passenger trains between Kantakapalle and Alamanda Stations of Waltair division. Out of this, three trains have been canceled and two have been rescheduled this morning, he said.
At least 13 people died and several were injured when coaches derailed after the Visakhapatnam-Ragada passenger train hit a Visakhapatnam-Ragada train traveling on the same route in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district on Sunday evening.
The Divisional Railway Manager said that 3 coaches were involved in the accident. “There was a rear collision between the Visakhapatnam-Palasa passenger train and the Visakhapatnam-Regada passenger train. three coaches were involved in the accident. Rescue operations are underway. Local administration and NDRF were informed of assistance and ambulances. Accident relief trains reached the site, the divisional Railway Manager said. (Hydnow)
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