PUNE: A total of 13 trains originating and passing through Pune rail division, including two inter city trains — the Deccan Express and Indrayani Express — have been cancelled by the railways till July 27 due to heavy rains, landslides and waterlogging, officials said on late Friday evening.
The Deccan Express and the Indrayani Express will remain cancelled from July 24 till July 27. However, the Deccan Queen will continue to run.
Furthermore, the Pune-Ahmadabad Express will not ply on July 24 and July 26 and the Ahmadabad-Pune Express will not run on July 25 and July 27.
Train number 01029 Mumbai-Kolhapur express has been cancelled from July 24 to July 28 while the train number 01030 Kolhapur-Mumbai express stands cancelled from July 24 to July 27.
Also, train number 01411 Mumbai-Kolhapur express has been cancelled from July 24 to July 28 and train number 01412 Kolhapur-Mumbai express has been cancelled from July 24 to July 27.
The other trains which have been cancelled include Panvel-Nanded Express (July 25-July 28), Nanded-Panvel Express (July 24 to July 27), Hyderabad-Mumbai Express (July 24 to July 27), Mumbai-Hyderabad express (July 25 to July 28), Mumbai-Gadag Express (July 24 to 27), Gadag-Mumbai express (July 25 to July 28), Vasco-Nizamuddin Express (July 23), Nizamuddin-Vasco Express (July 25), Mumbai-Bidar Express (July 24) and Bidar-Mumbai Express (July 25).
Also the Secunderabad-LTT express will remain cancelled on July 27 and the LTT-Secunderabad Expess will not run on July 28, officials said.
The Dadar-Sainagar Shirdi express will remain cancelled from July 24 to July 27 while the Sainagar Shirdi-Dadar express will not run from July 25 to July 28, authorities said, adding that the tracks needed more maintenance and with continuous rains on, the movements of the above trains had been stopped.
Central railway chief public relations officer Shivaji Surat said that while no fresh landslides had been reported in any place including ghat sections of the CR jurisdiction, the landslides which had happened under the South Western Railway jurisdiction, the water logging in Konkan and congestion in system had led to the cancellations.





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